Jun 15, 2024  
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ES 65900 - 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: Is Graduate standing. Offered Fall (even years).



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