Specialization - Introduction to Physical Geography

GEOG 1017  Introduction to Physical Geography


Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory work per week for one term.




This course introduces the student to important physical systems such as the lithosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere, and their elements and hazards. The student is introduced to the philosophies, theories, and concepts upon which physical and environmental geography is based. Laboratory exercises demonstrate the use of maps and aerial photographs and other equipment and methods of geographical analysis. Offered every year in both Fall and Winter. This course may be credited towards Science.

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