Physical Geography  (391094)
Japanese
Department of Social and Human Environment
Course  :  Master's Course
Subject Type  :  Type 1 Subject
Instructor  :  Associate Professor HORI Kazuaki
Credits  :  2
Class schedule  :  Mon.   2nd
Classroom  :  Lecture Room 3/ Environmental Studies Hall
 
Objective
The purpose of this course is to overview and understand physical geogarpahy, especially earth surface processes and landforms closely-related to environmental studies through reading and discussing about textbooks. The course will be given in seminar style. The contents are shown below.
Contents
1.Introduction
2.Earth surface processes
3.Large-scale topography
4.Tectoni geomorphology
5.Atmospheric processes and geomorphology
6.Dating methods, and establishing timing in the landscape
7.Weathering
8.Glaciersand glacial geology
9.Periglacial processes and forms
10.Hillslopes
11.Rivers
12.Bedrock channels
13.Sediment transport mechanics
14.Eolian forms and deposits
15.Coastal processes and landforms
Grading Criteria
Attendance in class and report
Course Textbook
Anderson and Anderson "Geomorphology" (Cambridge Univ. Press)
Recommended Reference Books, Other Study Material, and notes
N/A
Language in class
▪ Presentation & Materials : Japanese and English
▪ Oral explanations : Japanese and English
▪ Questions in English : Available
e-mail address / Tel No / Room of Instructor(s)
khori@lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp, Graduate School of Environmental Studies 615
 
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