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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GPH 102P
Title Physical Geography II
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII/Q
Prerequisites GGR100P or GPH100P or GGR101P or GPH101P or permission of the Department Chairperson


This course describes and analyzes climate and its influence on the spatial pattern and properties of plants, soils, and landforms. Integrated and process-oriented study of the geography of the world's biomes, soils, and physical landscapes. Includes study of soil, erosion, desertification, and watershed processes. Laboratory practice in the methods of landform analysis, climate data analysis, and problems in biogeography and soils. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Satisfies laboratory science sequence requirement with GPH101P. Not open to students who have received credit for GGR102P.