Geography 201: Introduction to Physical Geography

GEOG 201
Explore the characteristics of and relationships between Earth's natural systems: lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere. Introduction to landforms, climates, vegetation, soils, mineral and water resources, plate tectonics, maps. No course prerequisites; concurrent enrollment in GEOG 201L. Coursework will include some college level writing and math. 4 hours lecture per week. S.

Explore applications in physical geography. Maps, profiles, tables, graphs, aerial photos. Concurrent enrollment in GEOG 201 or instructor permission. 2 hours lab per week. S.

Lecture handouts

Lecture Chapter 1           Lecture chapter  2          Lecture Chapt. 3     Chapt 4 slides       Chapt. 5 slides       Lecture Chapter 6     Lecture_chap7_climate_change

Chapter 8 Geology          Chap. 9 tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes    



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