Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution

Four people with survey equipment near a river.

Field measurement. (Image courtesy of Benjamin Crosby.)


MIT Course Number

12.163 / 12.463

As Taught In

Fall 2004


Undergraduate / Graduate

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Course Description

The course offers an introduction to quantitative analysis of geomorphic processes, and examines the interaction of climate, tectonics, and surface processes in the sculpting of Earth's surface.

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Ben Crosby, and Kelin Whipple. 12.163 Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution. Fall 2004. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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