SO286 (now SO262) Physical Geography

Fall 2006 Syllabus 

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              Student Presentation
1 Mon 8/21/06  

Course introduction

     
2 Wed 8/23/06   Chapter 1 Foundations of Geography: maps, remote sensing, and GIS p.2-32  
3 Fri 8/25/06   Chapter 1 Foundations of Geography: maps, remote sensing, and GIS p.2-32  
4 Mon 8/28/06   Chapter 1 Foundations of Geography: maps, remote sensing, and GIS p.2-32  
5 Wed 8/30/06   Chapter 2 Solar energy and seasons p.39-50  
6 Fri 9/1/06 Quiz Chapter 2 Solar energy and seasons p.39-50  
  Mon 9/4/06 Labor day        
7 Tues 9/5/06 Monday schedule Chapter 3 Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures p.75-106  
8 Wed 9/6/06   Chapter 3 Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures p.75-106  
9 Fri 9/8/06   Chapter 3 Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures p.75-106  
10 Mon 9/11/06   Chapter 4 Atmosphere and Ocean Circulation p.111-133  
11 Wed 9/13/06   Exercise 1      
12 Fri 9/15/06 Quiz Chapter 4 Atmosphere and Ocean Circulation p.111-133  
13 Mon 9/18/06   Chapter 5 Atmospheric Water and Weather p.144-147, 157-164  
14 Wed 9/20/06   Chapter 5 Atmospheric Water and Weather p.144-147, 157-164  
15 Fri 9/22/06   Chapter 6 Water resources p.191-213  
16 Mon 9/25/06 start x-week Chapter 6 Water resources p.191-213  
17 Wed 9/27/06 Exam 1        
18 Fri 9/29/06   Chapter 7 Global climate systems p.217-257  
19 Mon 10/2/06   Chapter 7 Global climate systems p.217-257  
20 Wed 10/4/06   Chapter 7 Global climate systems p.217-257  
21 Fri 10/6/06 Quiz Chapter 8 Plate tectonics    
  Mon 10/9/06 Columbus day        
22 Wed 10/11/06   Chapter 9 Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes p.293-329  
23 Fri 10/13/06   Chapter 9 Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes p.293-329  
24 Mon 10/16/06   Chapter 9 Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes p.293-329  
25 Wed 10/18/06   Chapter 10 Weathering, Karst, Mass movement p.333-352  
26 Fri 10/20/06 Quiz Chapter 10 Weathering, Karst, Mass movement p.333-352  
27 Mon 10/23/06   Chapter 11 River Systems and Landforms p.361-391  
28 Wed 10/25/06   Chapter 11 River Systems and Landforms p.361-391  
29 Fri 10/27/06   Chapter 11 River Systems and Landforms p.361-391  
30 Mon 10/30/06 start x-week Chapter 12 Wind processes and desert landscapes p.395-420  
31 Wed 11/1/06 Exam 2        
32 Fri 11/3/06   Chapter 12 Wind processes and desert landscapes p.395-420  
33 Mon 11/6/06   Chapter 13 Oceans and coastal processes    
34 Wed 11/8/06   Chapter 14 Glacial and Periglacial Landforms p.451-485  
  Fri 11/10/06 Veteran's Day        
35 Mon 11/13/06   Chapter 14 Glacial and Periglacial Landforms p.451-485  
36 Wed 11/15/06   Chapter 15 Soils p.490-514  
37 Fri 11/17/06 Quiz Chapter 15 Soils p.490-514  
38 Mon 11/20/06   Chapter 16 Ecosystems and Biomes p.515-562  
39 Wed 11/22/06   Chapter 16 Ecosystems and Biomes p.515-562  
  Fri 11/24/06 Thanksgiving        
40 Mon 11/27/06   Chapter 16 Ecosystems and Biomes p.515-562  
41 Wed 11/29/06          
42 Fri 12/1/06 Quiz Chapter 17

Earth and Humans

   
43 Mon 12/4/06   Student Poster Presentations      
44 Wed 12/6/06 ("Friday" last class) Course review      

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