Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 17071/2009 - 23/07/2009

3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 TP + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S

- Pierluigi Rosina

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Analysis of landscape and landforms. Identify the geodynamics processes, current and past, that have shaped the landscape. Be able to make direct observation of processes and landforms. Understanding the evolution of landscape. Identify geomorphic hazards.

Geomorphology: object and methods. Fundamental principles of relief analysis. Constitution and dynamic earth - from processes to form. Weathering, erosion and forms. Dynamic geomorphology: in situ alteration; forms and types of erosion. Structural geomorphology: forms of relief and geology. Climate and forms. Portuguese geomorphology.

Evaluation Methodology
Practical assignment.

- Summerfield, M. (1991). Global Geomorphology . England: Pearson Educations Limited
- Devau, S. (1984). O ambiente geográfico natural. Lisboa: Finisterra

Method of interaction
Lectures and map reading and interpretation.

Software used in class