Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution

Four people with survey equipment near a river.

Field measurement. (Image courtesy of Benjamin Crosby.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

12.163 / 12.463

As Taught In

Fall 2004

Level

Undergraduate / Graduate

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Course Description

The course offers an introduction to quantitative analysis of geomorphic processes, and examines the interaction of climate, tectonics, and surface processes in the sculpting of Earth's surface.

Crosby, Ben, and Kelin Whipple. 12.163 Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-163-surface-processes-and-landscape-evolution-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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