GGR301H1: Fluvial Geomorphology

Hours

24L/4P

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. Usually offered every other year.

Prerequisite
GGR270H1 (or equivalent), and GGR201H1 or permission of instructor
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)