GGR301H1: Fluvial Geomorphology


Elements of drainage basin morphology and hydrology, classification of rivers, stream patterns and hydraulic geometry. Elements of open channel flow, sediment transport and the paleohydrology of river systems. River channel adjustments to environmental change, human impact and the management/design of river habitats. Exercises include experimentation in a laboratory flume. A field trip may be offered (at no cost). Course usually offered every other year.

GGR201H1. Students who do not meet the prerequisite are encouraged to contact the instructor.
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)