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Tentative Calendar 2018

Date

In Class Activities

Out of Class Activities

Mon 1/22
  • Read:
    • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 1 and Chapter 2
    • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS). 2008. Global Glacier Changes: Facts and Figures. Zurich: WGMS. Read Chapters 1: Introduction and 6: Regional glacier changes
  • Assignment 1: Glacial Overview; due Wed 1/24
Wed 1/24
Mon 1/29
Wed 1/31
  • Class Cancelled
Mon 2/5
Wed 2/7
Mon 2/12
Wed 2/14
  • Assignment 5 due; discussion
  • Movie: Extreme Ice
  • Read:
    • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 3 pp. 69-76 (glacier response to climate change)
    • Bentley, C.R., R.H. Thomas, and I. Velicogna. 2007. Ice Sheets. In: Global Outlook for Snow and Ice, Chapter 6A: Ice Sheets. Accessed 1/18/18.
    • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS). 2008. Global Glacier Changes: Facts and Figures. Zurich: WGMS. Read Chapters 2: Glaciers and climate, and 5: Global glacier changes.
  • Assignment 6: Glacier Response to Climate Change; due Mon 2/19
Mon 2/19
Wed 2/21
  • Test; you may bring notes, assignments, old quizzes, etc.; you may not confer with neighbors
 

Mon 2/26

  • Read:
    • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 3 pp. 47-55 (mechanisms of flow)
    • Read: Alean, J. & M. Hambrey Glaciers Online. Read link to "Living Ice"
  • Assignment 7: Shear Stress and Strain; due Wed 2/28
Wed 2/28
  • Read:
    • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 3 pp. 55-68 (basal thermal regime; patterns & rates of flow)
  • Assignment 8: Glacial Flow; due Mon 3/5
Mon 3/5
  • Read: Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 4 pp. 81-92 (glacier hydrology)
  • Assignment 9: Glacier Hydrology; due Wed 3/7
Wed 3/7
Mon 3/12
  • Read:
    • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 4 pp. 102-104
    • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 8 pp. 235-243
Wed 3/14
  • Read:
    • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 9 pp. 289-299
    • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 10 pp. 305-313
Mon 3/19
Wed 3/21
  • Assignment 11 due; discussion
******* Spring Break ******* Spring Break ******* Spring Break *******
Mon 4/2
Wed 4/4
  • Class cancelled
  • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 5 pp. 109-125, 128-131
  • Assignment 14: Processes of Glacial Erosion; due Mon 4/9
Mon 4/9
  • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 5 pp. 109-125, 128-131 (processes)
  • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 6 pp. 135-180 (landforms)
  • Assignment 14: Processes of Glacial Erosion; due Wed 4/11

Wed 4/11

  • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 5 pp. 109-125, 128-131 (processes)
  • Bennett & Glasser (2009) Chapter 6 pp. 135-180 (landforms)
  • Assignment 15: Erosional Landform Identification; Photos; due Mon 4/16
Mon 4/16
  • Test
Wed 4/18
  • Bennett & Glasser: Chapter 7 pp. 185-189; pp. 193-205 (transport)
  • Bennett & Glasser: Chapter 8 pp. 208-235 (deposition processes)
  • Assignment 16: Glacial Debris Transport; due Wed 4/18
Mon 4/23
  • Additional work on erosional landforms
Wed 4/25
Mon 4/30
Wed 5/2
Mon 5/7
Wed 5/9
Friday 5/18 Test - 12:30-2:30

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