SO262 Physical Geography

Spring 2011 Syllabus (3/29/2011)

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Tues (Mon schedule) 01/11/11

Course introduction

   
Wed 01/12/11 Chapter 1 Foundations of Geography: maps, remote sensing, and GIS p.1-35
Fri 01/14/11 Chapter 1 Foundations of Geography: maps, remote sensing, and GIS p.1-35
Wed 01/19/11 Chapter 1 Foundations of Geography: maps, remote sensing, and GIS p.1-35
Fri 01/21/11 Chapter 2 Solar energy and seasons p.39-73
Mon 01/24/11 Chapter 3 Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures p.75-109
Wed 01/26/11 Chapter 3 Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures p.75-109
Fri 01/28/11 Chapter 3         Quiz Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures p.75-109
Mon 01/31/11 Chapter 4 Atmosphere and Ocean Circulation p.111-141
Wed 02/02/11 Chapter 4 Atmosphere and Ocean Circulation p.111-141
Fri 02/04/11 Exercise 1    
Mon 02/07/11 Chapter 5 Atmospheric Water and Weather p.145-191
Wed 02/09/11 Chapter 5 Atmospheric Water and Weather p.145-191
Fri 02/11/11 Chapter 6 Water resources p.193-219
Mon 02/14/11  x-week Chapter 6 Water resources p.193-219
Wed 02/16/11 x-week Exam 1    
Fri 02/18/11 x-week   Test review  
Wed 02/23/11 Chapter 7 Global climate systems p.221-261
Fri 02/25/11 Chapter 7 Global climate systems p.221-261
Mon 02/28/11 Chapter 7 Global climate systems p.221-261
Wed 03/02/11 Chapter 7 Plate tectonics p.221-261
Fri 03/04/11 Chapter 9 Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes p.297-335
Mon 03/07/11 Chapter 9 Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes p.297-335
Wed 03/09/11 Chapter 9 Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes p.297-335
Fri 03/11/11 early schedule Exercise in class    
Mon 03/21/11 Chapter 10 Oceans and coastal processes p.429-459
Wed 03/23/11 Chapter 10 Oceans and coastal processes p.429-459
Fri 03/25/11 Chapter 11 Weathering, Mass Movement, Karst p.373-363
Mon 03/28/11 Chapter 11 Weathering, Mass Movement, Karst p.373-363
Wed 03/30/11 Chapter 12 River Systems and Landforms p.365-399
Fri 04/01/11 Chapter 12 River Systems and Landforms p.365-399
Mon 04/04/11 x-week Chapter 12 River Systems and Landforms p.365-399
Wed 04/06/11 x-week Exam 2    
Fri 04/08/11 x-week Chapter 13 Wind processes and desert landscapes p.401-427
Mon 04/11/11 Chapter 13 Wind processes and desert landscapes p.401-427
Wed 04/13/11 Chapter 14 Glacial and Periglacial Landforms p.461-495
Fri 04/15/11 Chapter 14/Exercise in class Glacial and Periglacial Landforms p.461-495
Mon 04/18/11 Chapter 15 Soils p.499-523
Wed 04/20/11 Chapter 15 Soils p.499-523
Fri 04/22/11 Chapter 16 Ecosystems and Biomes p.525-575
Mon 04/25/11 Chapter 16/Exercise 4 Ecosystems and Biomes

Bring your draft project Word file to class, and we will cover converting it to KMZ

p.525-575
Wed 04/27/11 Chapter 16  KMZ file Ecosystems and Biomes p.525-575
Fri 04/29/11 Chapter 17  Projects due

Earth and Humans

p.577-585
Mon 05/02/11 Course review