Physical Geography - Geomorphology

Course Information
TitleΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑ, ΓΕΩΜΟΡΦΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Physical Geography - Geomorphology
Code303ΕΑ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000133

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 23
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses323

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600125997
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
There are no Prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
- explain the processes by which gravity, water, and ice modify and shape the landscape; - describe different types of landforms and recognize examples of these landforms in photos, on aerial maps, and on the landscape; - calculate landform characteristics such as height, slope, and width from topographic maps a and draw topographic profiles; - measure stream characteristics; - apply the scientific method in geomorphology and communicate the results
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Forms of earth crust under the influence of erosions, depositions, volcanoes etc. Relation of climate and morphology, human influences, earth morphology. Geomorphologic action of wind, glaciers, coastal geomorphology. Classification of major forms of earth relief. Oceanography, lakes, earth surface imaging.
Keywords
Geomorpologic evolution of earth, Classification of major forms of earth relief
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Description
- Video projector during teaching and laboratory exercises.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures501.7
Laboratory Work351.2
Written assigments100.3
Total953.2
Student Assessment
Description
Examination at the end of the semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Αστεριάδη Γ., 1984: Στοιχεία φυσικής γεωγραφίας. Θεσσαλονίκη Embleton C., King C. 1969: Glacial and Periglacial Geomorphologie. Nottingham Κωτούλας Δ., 1964: Γεωμορφολογία. Θεσ/νίκη Σωτηρίαδης Λ., 1978: Φυσική Γεωγραφία. Θεσ/νίκη Σωτηριάδης Λ, Ψιλοβίκος Α. 1975: Ασκήσεις Γεωμορφολογίας. Θεσ/νίκη Χριστοδούλου Γ., 1974: Μαθήματα Φυσικής Γεωγραφίας. Πάτρα
Last Update
20-09-2018