Survey of geologic processes occurring at the Earth's surface and its interior using national parks and monuments as the prime venue for presentation. Volcanism and mountain-building; the work of streams, glaciers, and wind; lake and coastline development; stratigraphy and sedimentation; and Earth history. Material presented in a geographic context, with emphasis on landforms and landscape evolution, relating geology to the development and settlement of the U.S. SP 2021: Remote instruction; asynchronous, optional bi-weekly synchronous Q&A/discussion.
Course Attributes: FA NSMBU SCIAR NSMAS NSM
Section 01Geology of National Parks
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