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TOPOGRAPHY, CARTOGRAPHY AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY - UNIT PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
GEOGRAFIA FISICA

A.Y. Credits
2020/2021 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Olivia Nesci Thursday from 10.00 to 11.00

Assigned to the Degree Course

Geology and Land-Use Planning (L-34 / L-21)
Curriculum: COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

This course represents a basic subject of geological disciplines. The main purpose of the course is to provide interpretive tools for understanding the environmental system through the analysis of the key elements of the geosphere. After completing this course the student will have assimilated the basic knowledge in the continental hydrology, physical oceanography, climatology and will have learned the basic techniques for the study of the landscape.

Program

The representation of the terrestrial relief: Elements of photogrammetry and aerial photos Fluvial system. River basin elements. Fluvial patterns. Quantitative analysis of river basins. General characteristics of the channels. Hydrologic measurement. . River transportation. Loading.Stream Capacity and Competence. Lakes. Marine and coastal system. The oceans and seas. The sea water. Wave motion, tides, currents. Transport and coastal tidal currents. Climate system. Composition, distribution and limits of the atmosphere. Solar radiation and heat balance. The air temperature, atmospheric pressure, winds. Humidity and precipitation. Classification and distribution of climates. Classification and distribution of climates. Glacial and periglacial and desert environments.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Mastery of the knowledge of the basic phenomena of the Earth system and the dynamics of the atmosphere and hydrosphere. Ability to read and interpret the landforms represented on topographical maps.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

The teaching material and communications can be found within the Moodle platform blended.uniurb.it


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Lectures and laboratory practices

Course books

Il Globo terrestre e la sua evoluzione. E. Lupia Palmieri, M.Parotto.  Zanichelli Ed.

Geografia Fisica. Comprendere il paesaggio. T.L.McKnight, D.Hess. Piccin Ed. 

Il Pianeta terra. P.R.Federici. UTET Università

Assessment

Oral examination

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

Lectures and laboratory practices

Course books

Il Globo terrestre e la sua evoluzione. E. Lupia Palmieri, M.Parotto.  Zanichelli Ed.

Geografia Fisica. Comprendere il paesaggio. T.L.McKnight, D.Hess. Piccin Ed. 

Il Pianeta terra. P.R.Federici. UTET Università

Assessment

Oral examination

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