GLG362/598--Geomorphology


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Weekly Lecture Notes and Other Information

Course TA: Emily Zawacki, eezawack@asu.edu, ISTB4-603.

DateTopicReading and Assignments
Week 1:
8/16 -
8/18

No Lecture or Lab, MW class - Reading Before first Meeting 8-20. Come to class with 2 written questions about the reading.
Week 2:
8/20 -
8/22

Introduction, Runoff Processes
Lecture 1 Powerpoint
Runoff Powerpoint - graphics to supplement lecture
Week 3:
8/27 -
8/29

Runoff/Drainage Basins
Runoff Powerpoint
Week 4:
9/5

Drainage Basins/Channel Initiation
Week 5:
9/10 -
9/12

Hillslope Processes; Channel Initiation
Hydrograph_Shape_Lecture_ReCap

Week 6:
9/17 -
9/19

Soil Transport, Linear Diffusion, Hillslope Evolution
Derivations_Diffusion_Fault_Scarps
Triangular Ridge Correction Analysis
  • Anderson and Anderson: Geomorphology, Chapter 10 (304-328, 344).
  • Field Data, Annotated Profile, and key photos from each Group: email to entire class by Tues. 9/18.
  • Cinder Cone Degradation Paper 1
    Cinder Cone Degradation Paper 2
    Fault Scarp Diffusion Paper
    Cinder Cone Lab

  • Cone slope vs. time plots and Diffusion model (excel) plotted against Smc(t) Due Monday, Sept 24, 5pm. DRAFT Cross-sections due Thursday Sept. 27 midnight (feedback Friday)
  • Cinder Cone lab report (4 pages plus figures, tables, etc) due Tuesday, Oct 2, midnight
Week 7:
9/24 -
9/26

Slope Stability, Non-linear Diffusion

Triangular Ridge Correction Analysis
Week 8:
10/1-
10/3

Fluvial Processes - Open Channel Flow
Fluvial Processes Notes
Supplementary Detailed Fluvial Processes Notes
Week 9:
10/10

Open Channel Flow, Sediment Transport and Landforms
Alluvial Channel Notes
  • Anderson and Anderson: Geomorphology, Chap 12 (380-405), Chap 14 (452-468).
  • Complete Verde River Data Analysis (to share) Due by 10pm Wednesday October 10.
  • Verde Peak Flood Historical Data
    Verde Project (Calculations and Responses) Due Tuesday Oct 16, 10pm
Week 10:
10/15 -
10/17

Sediment Transport, Alluvial River Morphology and Long Profiles
Alluvial River (and Fan) Profile Notes
Week 11 and 12:
10/22 -
10/31

Alluvial River Morphology and Long Profiles, Alluvial Fans
Stereo Air Photos Zip File
Week 13:
11/5 -
11/7

Alluvial Fans Project, in class work
Week 14 and 15:
11/14 -
11/21

River Incision Processes, Tectonic Geomorphology

11/12: Holiday Tectonics_Topography_Essentials_lecture

GLG362/598--Geomorphology


Last modified: July 29, 2018