Geography : Introduction to the principles of periglacial and permafrost science and its field context in the Canadian North. Objectives focus on the geomorphic significance of freezing and frozen ground and training in field methods of permafrost mapping, measurement and interpretation.
Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Prerequisite(s): GEOG 203, GEOG 205, GEOG 272, GEOG 372, ENVR 200, ENVR 202, EPSC 203, EPSC 210, EPSC 212, EPSC 220, EPSC 233, ATOC 214, ATOC 215, ATOC 219, SOIL 300.
Note(s): 1. This course is one of a set of four field courses (ATOC 373, EPSC 373, GEOG 373, and ATOC/EPSC/GEOG 473) designed to be taken concurrently. It complements programs in natural science disciplines by providing students with specialized field training and research experience focusing on the unique environmental conditions of cold polar systems. 2. Cost includes transportation, room and board, field expenses. Students are charged $12,000 for the four courses combined: ATOC, 373, EPSC 373, GEOG 373, and ATOC/EPSC/GEOG 473. 3. Arctic localities: Iqaluit, Resolute Bay, and Central Axel Heiberg Island in the Canadian High Arctic.
Corequisite(s): ATOC 373, EPSC 373, [ATOC 473 or EPSC 473 or GEOG 473]