09-Intro to Geom

09-Intro to Geom - Lecture 9: 11 February...

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1 Landform Geography: Introduction to Geomorphology Lecture 9: 11 February Lecture outline: 1. Introduction to and History of Geomorphology 2 Fundamental Concepts (Geomorphology 2. Fundamental Concepts (Geomorphology) 1. Process Form Relationship 2. Landform Development 3. External and Internal Processes 3. Reoccurring themes–scale and pattern Lab Announcements: 1. No labs this week 2. Lab quiz next week on labs 2 4 (see syllabus for details) 3. Lab next week meets in the Map Library in the Thomas Cooper Library 1 Introduction/History Geomorphology Topography: study of the configuration (of Earth) Landform: individual topographic feature Landscape: a collection of landforms Geomorphology : Study of landforms and associated processes Typically Earth’s surface 2 Introduction/History Geomorphology John Wesley Powell (1834 1902) First non Native American to raft Grand Canyon http://www.youtube.com/watch ?v=iBXhaku773E Second head of US Geological
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