GEOMORPHOLOGY -- GEOL 151
Paul Bierman 656-4411 203 Perkins Hall
pbierman@zoo.uvm.edu
GTF: lreusser@zoo.uvm.edu
MEETING PLACE: Perkins Rm 200, or as specified
driving field trip
reading due
PRACTICUM project part due LABORATORY
12:20-2:15 meet in computer lab 12:20-6:00
  MONDAY   WEDNESDAY  
week 1 3-Sep                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
INTRODUCTION
review PowerPoint and PDF
meet in room 200; then computer lab
8-Sep   10-Sep
week 2 SURVEYING TECHNIQUES 1 - GPS SURVEYING TECHNIQUES 2 - Autolevel
Intro lecture Intro lecture
GPS practice Autolevel practice
UTM coordinate system and plotting data reduction
meet in room 200, UVM Campus meet in room 200, UVM Green
15-Sep   17-Sep
week 3 FLUVIAL PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS FLOW GAUGING
slide lecture and book discussion working in river
intro to river flow and instruments meet in room 200, travel to river
meet in room 200 have read Leopold, Water, Rivers and Creeks BOOK
have read McPhee, Atchaflaya BOOK
22-Sep   24-Sep
week 4 FLOW DATA REDUCTION AND HIKE PREP MT MANSFIELD HIKE
use of barometer and thermometers hike up, hike down, take data
local deglacial history lecture meet in Room 200, travel to Mtn  
meet in computer lab (lab will run late)
29-Sep   1-Oct
week 5 DATA REDUCTION, MANSFIELD MILLER BROOK FAN AND GULLY
local Holocene history lecture field measurements
meet in computer lab meet in room 200
have read Noren et al., Storms E-RESERVE have read Jennings et al., Fans E-RESERVE
6-Oct   8-Oct
week 6 GULLY DATA REDUCTION LANDSLIDES
intro to slope stability Town Line Brook
meet in computer lab field measurements
discussion of McPhee Introduction to landscape change project
have read McPhee "LA against the Mountains" BOOK meet in room 200
have read Nichols, Long Run out… E-RESERVE
13-Oct   15-Oct
week 7 LANDSLIDE MECHANICS LAKE LEVELS AND TERRACES
hands on exercises and reduce Townline Brook data intro to soils Huntington River
CLEAR PROJECT PLAN WITH PAUL ON OR BEFORE TODAY dig pits, describe soils,
analyze landscape history
meet in computer lab meet in room 200
have read Whalen et al Guidebook E-RESERVE
20-Oct   22-Oct
week 8 GLACIERS- LANDFORMS and PROCESSES VALLEY GLACIERS?
slide lecture Lake Mansfield!
SUBMIT 1 PAGE PROJECT PLAN BY EMAIL in PDF format email to pbierman@zoo.uvm.edu BEFORE CLASS TIME meet in room 200
meet in room 200 have read Wagner, read Loso et al., Waitt and Davis, and Wright E-RESERVE
have read Skinner and Porter, Chapter 13 E-RESERVE
Luke reviews Susquehanna work on bedrock terraces
27-Oct   29-Oct
week 9 GLACIER RECONSTRUCTION GLACIAL SEDIMENTS
Miller Brook Valley Champlain Lowland
meet in computer lab meet in room 200
GSA Poster warm up first
3-Nov   5-Nov REMOTELY SENSED IMAGERY EXERCISE
NO CLASS GSA WEEK NO CLASS GSA WEEK TERRASEREVER
PROJECT DATA GATHERING PROJECT DATA GATHERING airphotos
scale analysis
10-Nov   12-Nov
week 10 NO CLASS - Paul in Field QUAKES and LANDSCAPE CHANGE
SUBMIT RAW PROJECT DATA to Paul by email by 5 pm Monday; data sheets, scans, lists all OK. lecture
meet in room 200 seismic program
data activity
meet in computer lab
17-Nov   19-Nov
week 11 BASALTIC VOLCANISM ANDESITIC VOLCANISM
slide lecture Mt. St. Helens mapping
movie: season of fire St Helens slide tour
meet in room 200 meet in room 200
have read Volcanoes by Van Rose and Mercer;
have read McPhee, Cooling the Lava BOOKS
have read Crandell and Mullineaux, Future eruptions of St. Helens E-RESERVE
24-Nov   26-Nov
NO CLASS NO CLASS
NO CLASS -- DRAFT PROJECTS DUE BY NOON Turkey time
in PDF FORMAT BY email to pbierman@zoo.uvm.edu
1-Dec   3-Dec
week 12 RATES OF SURFACE PROCESSES ANALYTICAL TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR GEOMORPHOLOGISTS
run streamwater samples on ICP lecture and activities
meet in room 200 meet in computer lab
DRAFT PROJECTS RETURNED FOR REVISION BY APPOINTMENT AFTER CLASS FINAL WRITTEN PROJECTS DUE BY
EMAIL AS A PDF BY 8 AM Friday, Dec 5.
 
have read Summerfield, Chap 15, Rates of uplift and … have read Bierman, Annual reviews paper E-RESERVE
 
8-Dec   10-Dec
week 13 WRITTEN PROJECTS RETURNED PROJECT PRESENTATIONS
class evaluations in PowerPoint
meet in room 200 meet in computer lab