Geomorphology

Landscape Management
6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Principles, concepts and study methods of the main morphologic characteristics of the landscape. Introduction to structural, climatic, quantitative and applied geomorphology.

Program
Introduction. Processes. Structural forms. Soil and rock decomposition. Slope modelling. Hydrological network problems. Description of the most common morphological occurrences on the Earths surface. Typical processes and forms of large climatic divisions. Man- made structures and forms. Topographic profiles. Hydrological basin delimitation.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous: Test (80%); group essay (20%).
Final exam (100%)

Bibliography
- Strahler, A. (1974). Physical Geography. New York: Wiley

Method of interaction
Theoretical and practical cartographic exercises

Software used in class