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    Western Michigan University
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 1050 - Physical Geography


(Science credit) A study of the physical environmental systems of our earth. The course examines the seasonal and latitudinal distribution of solar energy; analyzes the many elements of weather, climate, vegetation, and soils; and finally considers the earth’s major landforms and the processes which shape them. Though each topic is treated separately, this course demonstrates the basic relationships among these topics and points out the human implications in all physical earth systems. Map use and laboratory work is an integral part of this course.

Credits: 4 hours

Notes: This course satisfies General Education Area VI: Natural Science with Laboratory.
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 - 1)



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