University of Guelph 1998-1999 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

46-215 Glacial Geology W(3-3) [0.75]

Study of the interaction of ice and the earth's crust. Principles of physical glaciology and movement of ice masses. Origin, environment of deposition and structure of glacial materials. Periglacial phenomena with emphasis on cryoturbation. Elements of Pleistocene stratigraphy and the glacial sediments of the Great Lakes. Field trips will be scheduled.

Prerequisites: 1 of 45-130, 46-100, 46-110, 87-201.
Exclusions: 46-216.
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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