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 Readings Schedule for 
Physical Geography 1

Summer 2001 - Forsberg

 This Schedule is Subject to Change
 (Last updated July 25, 2001)
Attend class and check this schedule online to keep up to date.

 Week 1
 Chapters 1, 2, 3 Physical Geography
Systems Theory
Cartography and Maps

Earth-Sun Relations
Atmosphere

Solar Radiation & Temperature

 Week 2

 Chapters 4, 5, &
pp.183-215; 227-229

What do we know about the origin of the Oceans?

Winds and Currents
Atmospheric Moisture
Air Masses, Storms, and Fronts
Hydrologic Cycle

 Week 3

 Chapters 15, 16 &
pp. 215-224; 229-237; 444-460

soils lecture

Climate Links
Global Temperature
Geography of Soils
Ecosystems and Biomes

Rainforest Links

Week 4

Midterm - July 2
(study guide)

 Week 5
 Chapters 8, 9, 10 &
pp.431-445
Rock Cycle
Plate Tectonics
Earthquakes
Igneous Activity and Volcanoes

Mountain Building
Weathering and Mass Movement 
Glacial and Periglacial Landforms

 Week 6
 Chapters 11, 12, 13 Rivers and Related Landscapes
Wind and Desert Landscapes 

Waves and Coastal Landforms

 Week 7

Chapter 17 &
pp. 237-251
Review Focus Studies: 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 11-1, 12-1, 13-1, 15-1, 16-1

Presentation July 23

Ground Water
People and the Environment

Final - July 25
(study guide)



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