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Ess 230 - Rivers and Beaches
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Rivers and Beaches ESS Ocean 230 Dave Montgomery Chuck Nittrouer 341 Johnson Hall 685 2560 111 Marine Sciences Building 543 5099 dave ess washington edu nittroue ocean washington edu Andy Ritchie 323 Johnson Hall 543 9419 aritchie u washington edu Marine Geology and Geophysics Professor School of Oceanography and Dept of Earth Space Sciences Ph D University of Washington Chuck Nittrouer s research interests include the modern and ancient formation of sedimentary strata in continentalmargin environments and the effects of physical and biological oceanic processes on sedimentary characteristics Ongoing research includes coastal areas of New GuineaAustralia the Mediterranean and US west coast Other recent studies have been completed at the mouth of the Amazon River Asian rivers and off Antarctic and Alaskan glaciers Geomorphology Professor Dept of Earth Space Sciences Ph D University of California Berkeley Dave Montgomery studies the evolution of topography and the influence of geomorphological processes on ecological systems and human societies His work includes studies of the evolution and near extirpation of salmon fluvial and hillslope processes in mountain drainage basins the evolution of mountain ranges Cascades Andes and Himalayas and the analysis of digital topography of Earth and Mars Topics to be covered Mountains Rivers Beaches Ocean Earth Surface Processes Holistic view including 1 Solid Earth 2 Atmosphere Linkages between all these will be an emphasis of the course Earth Surface where we live Recent Dramatic examples Indonesia earthquake landslide tsunami New Orleans hurricane wind storm surge emphasis on understanding fundamental processes but shock and awe will come with some examples Time and Place Lectures M W F 1 30 2 20 Labs 5 credit W 2 30 3 20 Lab Fee 14 Ocean Teaching Bldg 205 Ocean Teaching Bldg 50 3 or 5 credits Natural World Website http gis ess washington edu grg courses07 08 ess230 Exams and Grading 31 Oct W 10 Dec M Grading midterm field



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