GGR301H1: Fluvial Geomorphology

Hours: 
24L/4P

Elements of drainage basin morphology and hydrology, classification of rivers, stream patterns and hydraulic geometry. Elements of open channel flow, sediment transport and the paleohydrology of river systems. River channel adjustments to environmental change, human impact and the management/design of river habitats. Exercises include experimentation in a laboratory flume. Usually offered every other year. Field trip cost: $20.

Prerequisite: 

GGR270H1 (or equivalent), and GGR201H1 or permission of instructor

Recommended Preparation: 

10.0 FCE's including JEG100H1/​ GGR100H1

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)