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Geography

Geography 451 – Mountain Environments (4)

Physical, human, and resource geography of mountain settings. Emphasis on the western hemisphere.

Knowledge and Skills Developed:

Improve your understanding of:

  • the factors, processes, and resulting physical and human features of Earth’s mountain environments at different spatial and temporal scales;
  • the interrelationships (inc. hazards) between the physical and human features of Earth’s mountain environments at different spatial and temporal scales;
  • the relationships between mountains and adjacent lowland areas;
  • writing on mountain topics;
  • research skills with the framework of assessing the future prospects for mountain regions, esp. in light of climate and technological change;