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 Readings Schedule for 
Physical Geography 1

Summer 2000 - Forsberg

 This Scedule is Subject to Change
 (Last updated July 27, 2000)
Attend class and check this schedule online to keep up to date.

 Week One  Chapters 1, 2, 3 Physical Geography
Systems Theory
Cartography and Maps
Earth-Sun Relations
Atmosphere
Solar Radiation & Temperature
 Week Two

 Chapters 4, 5, 6

Homework #1

Winds and Currents
Atmospheric Moisture
Air Masses, Storms, and Fronts
Hydrologic Cycle
Ground Water
 Week Three

 Chapters 7, 15, 16

Homework #2

soils lecture

Climate Links
Global Temperature
Geography of Soils
Ecosystems and Biomes
Rainforest Links

Midterm on Tuesday
(study guide)
 Week Four

 Chapters 8, 9, 10

Homework #3

Rock Cycle
Plate Tectonics
Earthquakes
Igneous Activity and Volcanoes
Mountain Building
Weathering and Mass Movement 
 Week Five

 Chapters 11, 12, 13

Homework #4

Rivers and Related Landscapes
Wind and Desert Landscapes 
Waves and Coastal Landforms
 Week Six  Chapters 14, 17 Glacial and Periglacial Landforms
People and the Environment

Final on Thursday

(study guide)



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