Geomorphology

Geomorphology

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 45

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 15

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): red. prof. dr. Stepišnik Uroš, Zaposleni bodoči (za najave)

Content

- Theoretical framework of geomorphology and the development of fundamental paradigms;
- Operation of geomorphic processes in space and time;
- Geological structure and climate as factors of geomorphic evolution at global, regional and local scale;
- The main groups of geomorphic processes and forms;
- Weathering processes and forms;
- Slope processes and denudational landforms (including rock falls and landslides);
- Rivers and processes of erosion, transport and accumulation and fluvial landforms;
- Karst as a specific type of landscape with karstic surface and underground geomorphic processes and forms;
- Geomorphic processes on the coasts and coastal landforms;
- Glaciers and related geomorphic processes and landforms;
- Periglacial processes and periglacial nivational landforms;
- Geomorphic processes in deserts and specific landforms;
- Volcanism and associated landforms;
- Man as a direct or indirect transformer of the Earth's surface;
- The basics of geomorphological mapping and other methods of analyzing; geomorphological interpretation of maps , aerial , satellite and other imagery.