Geomorphology and Remote Sensing

Geomorphology and Remote Sensing
Interpretive analysis of landforms and their geologic significance. Use of aerial/satellite images of Earth and other planets, topographic/bathymetric maps, multi-wavelength image data. Field trips.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGEOL 111; or GEOL 330
 ProgramsContaining GEOL 411
Course Outcomes

Form and Process

Understand the relationships between landscapes and the processes that created them

Interpretation of Landscape

Develop an ability to read and interpret geology and geomorphology from topographic maps, air photos, and satellite data

Quantifying Process

Become comfortable with quantitative analyses of landforms and geomorphic processes

Change over Time

Acquire an appreciation for the unique and complex way the landscapes of Earth and the planets evolved to their present-day morphologies