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GEOG 474. Topics in Physical Geography

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Selected contemporary issues in physical geography. May be repeated with different subjects to a maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze critically and apply knowledge of the complex, contemporary issues in physical geography, e.g., advanced Quaternary studies in biogeography or modification of natural environments in Minnesota.
2. Apply first-hand experience with contemporary methods of physical geography research, e.g., microscopy of microfossils, creation and interpretation of field vegetation surveys, GIS integration of park resources, or direct field measurements of plant growth.
3. Apply their theoretical knowledge to the construction of synthesis recommendations.






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