Geog 422/522 Advanced Topics - Geomorphology of Alluvial Fans
(University of Oregon)


Class Syllabus (Adobe Acrobat Format)

Geog 422/522 Winter 2001 Class Syllabus Alluvial Fans Reading List

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Class Notes

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Classical Introduction to Alluvial Fans


Class Notes and Materials


Weekly Reading Assignments

Week of 01/15/01: Overview of Alluvial Fans (Blair and McPherson, 1994) Week of 01/22/01: Introduction to Tectonic Geomorphology / Applications of Alluvial Fans Week of 01/29/01: "The Classics" of Alluvial Fan Studies (skim through) Week of 02/05/01: Principles of Surficial Mapping Week of 02/19/01: Appalachian Geomorphology / Appalachian Fans Week of 03/05/01: Assorted Topics Week of 03/05 to 03/12/01: Climate and Tectonic Controls / Hazards and Resource Management of Fans

Lab Exercises

Introduction to Fan Morphometry Fan Morphometry Part 2 Applications in Tectonic Geomorphology Surficial Mapping Techniques Watershed Morphometry and Fan Analysis in Humid Mountainous Terrains

Lab Data

Morphometric Data to Accompany Fan Morphometry Part 2 Fault Scarp Data to Accompany Applications in Tectonic Geomorphology Sample 1 USGS 10m DEM of Willamette Valley (7.5 min - Native Format) Sample 2 USGS 10m DEM of Willamette Valley (7.5 min - Native Format) Sample 1 USGS DRG of Willamette Valley (7.5 min - Geotiff Part 1) Sample 1 USGS DRG of Willamette Valley (7.5 min - Geotiff Part 2) Data to Accompany "Watershed Morphometry and Fan Analysis in Humid Mountainous Terrains"

Lab Answer Keys


Study Guides

Mid-Term Exam Study Guide Final Exam Study Guide