GEOG 740 - Fluvial GeomorphologyCredits: 3
This course is a basic introduction to the field of Fluvial Geomorphology, the study of the forms and processes found within streams and rivers. Topics will include: Review of watershed hydrology and hill slope processes, mechanics of open channel flow, sediment entrainment and transport, channel geometry, longitudinal profile and gradient, effective flows/formative events, channel patters, pool- and river management and restoration.
The course meets for three hours of lecture per week with one required weekend field trip.
Prerequisite: GEOG 221 or permission of instructor.
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