University of Guelph 1998-1999 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

45-362 Desert Environments (2-2) [0.50]

This course investigates the interrelationships among various biophysical processes that control weathering rates, sediment transport and landform/landscape development in arid environments. Topics will include: the concept of desertification, use and misuse of surface and ground water, salinization and the effect of human disturbance on landscape development. (Offered in alternate years.)

Prerequisites: [7.50] credits. 45-200 or 45-211 or other 200 level earth science or engineering science course is recommended.
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