Our Physical Environment

various geographic landscapes
Course Number
Geog 101
Course Type
Course Description

This course examines the physical processes that shape our planet including: elements of weather and climate; landform creation and change; formation and distribution of soils and biological systems; and the hydrologic cycle. Emphasis is placed on the strong links between processes, patterns and phenomena of our earth-atmosphere system. We explore these topics through lecture, reading, discussion, practical exercises and field work.