Geography (GEOG) - Pleistocene and Glacial Geomorphology

GEOG 4116  Pleistocene and Glacial Geomorphology


GEOG 2106 or equivalent


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Topics covered in this systematic physical geography course include continental and alpine glaciation, erosional and depositional features, glacial climates and their origin, ancient glaciations (Huronian, late Precambrian, Ordovician, late Paleozoic), glacio-marine environments, glaciations and floral-faunal changes, extinctions, and coeval low latitude environments. Students participate in local field trips to examine gravel deposit, glacial varvites (clays) and soils. This course may be credited towards Geology.

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