ES 546 Field
James S. Aber

Study of landforms and landscape development in the field. Techniques for description, surveying, mapping, and interpretation of landforms in a natural setting. Practical application of geomorphology to terrain analysis.

ES 546 will be offered again in the fall semester, 2015. Our field subject this year includes the Nebraska Sand Hills, Pine Ridge, White River Badlands, and Black Hills. The course is available for on-campus and distance-learning students. A required multi-day field trip will take place during fall break, Oct. 14-18; students work independently for the remainder of the course. For more information about course content and format, please contact the instructor, J.S. Aber, e-mail:

Full course syllabus.

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