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ENVR5270 and 5271 Glacial and Quaternary History class sp18

Course content:

Glaciology: the climate parameters and processes that govern active glaciers.

Glacial Erosion: the processes that erode the glacier’s bed and the resulting landforms.

Glacial Deposition: the sediments that are deposited on top of, in front of, and underneath glaciers.

Quaternary Paleoclimate: the natural processes that govern ice age climate transitions, and shorter climate events such as the Younger Dryas.


Lecture 1:35 to 2:40 M, W, Th

Lab: 11:45 to 1:25 Mondays (other options may exist)


Anyone can join this course with the permission of the instructor, Dan Douglass ( d.douglass@northeastern.edu). 

You should be interested in earth processes and have taken an introductory ENVR course.

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Sunday, January 7

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