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COASTAL GEOMORPHOLOGY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Brazil - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro - 'Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro'
UC Course SubjectGeography
Earth and Space Sciences
Number & Suffix: 120
Full UC Title: COASTAL GEOMORPHOLOGY 
Transcript Title: COASTAL GEOMORPHLGY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores the geomorphological processes developed in coastal environments. Topics include: main coastal features-- coastal plains, escarpments or cliffs, coastal strands, tombolos, pontoons; sedimentary dynamics of beaches, wind transport, and the formation of dunes; sediment cover and transportation on the internal continental shelf; evolutionary reconstitution of the great coastal plains; coastal erosion monitoring; dynamics of forcing sediment work-- winds, waves, tide, and estuaries; forces generating kinetic energy of the sediments and the improvement of the coastal features of the marine or lake bottom; subsidies for shoreline or coastal management today and in the most recent geological periods. 
Language of Instruction: Portuguese
 
Partner Title: GEOMORFOLOGIA COSTEIRA 
Partner University Department: Departamento de Geografia e Meio Ambiente 
Partner University Course Number: GEO 1120