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GPHY 313 Glacier Processes and Dynamics

GPHY 313  Glacier Processes and Dynamics  Units: 3.00  

Examining key aspects of contemporary glacier systems including glacier-climate processes, the mechanics of ice flow, and glacier impacts on human activities. Student-led projects give insight into the variability of glacier response globally, while laboratory exercises focus on field-based and remote-sensing approaches to glacier monitoring.
NOTE Field trips may apply in certain years dependent on snow and ice conditions; maximum cost $75.
LEARNING HOURS 120(36L;36Lb;24O;24P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 3 or above and [GPHY 208 or GPHY 209]) or permission of the Department.  
Course Equivalencies: GPHY313, GPHY413  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science