Physical Geography - Geomorphology

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

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
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.
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
- Video projector during teaching and laboratory exercises.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work35
Written assigments10
Student Assessment
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)
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
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