Geography 103 Intensive – Introduction to Physical Geography: Landforms and Soils

Fall 2020

Dr. Bruce Martin
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 Welcome to Geography 103.  This week, please

  • Print off and read the Syllabus and Course Calendar (below and on Canvas).
  • Access the text (see Syllabus and Canvas)
  • Read Chapter 1 (text) and online notes 1a and 1b (below)
  • Lab 1 is due November 10. This is a “Quiz” on Canvas www.canvas.ubc.ca.  You will have to do it all in one sitting (but there is no time limit).  Use your text and online notes as references – it IS open book.  Allow 2-3 hours.
  • Make a contribution to the online discussion forum on Canvas www.canvas.ubc.ca by Saturday midnight. This is a great way to get to know your classmates.
  • Please record your reading on Canvas by Sunday midnight

I send out a weekly announcement through Canvas. If you did not get this announcement, please check the email address you have on the Canvas site or the Announcements on the Canvas Site.  It is also here.

Syllabus   Calendar   

1a Introduction     1b Describing Earth     

12a Earth Structure      12b Rock Cycle     13 Tectonics   

14 Weathering     15a Groundwater     15b Streams

16 Coastal     17a Glaciers      17b Periglacial      18 Soils

Theological Issues   Eolian     Deserts

A Selected Bibliography that may help you with your research is located here