Jul 12, 2024  
2019-2020 APU Catalog 
    
2019-2020 APU Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SC 45900 - Principles of Glaciology


(4) The course deals with glaciers and ice sheets including basics of how and why glaciers form and physical properties of snow and ice. The course focuses on processes related to glacier mass balance, energy exchange at the glacier surface, glacier-climate interactions, and the response of glaciers to climate change. Additional topics include glacier hydrology, ice flow, and glacial erosion. Prerequisite:   and one of the following 1)  , 2)   , or 3) permission of instructor. Offered Fall (even years).



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