Courses in Geography (Division 374)

412/RC Social Science 412. Problems in European Regional Geography. (3). (SS). May be repeated with permission of instructor.

See RC Social Science 412. (Kish)

415. Geography of the Soviet Union. (2). (SS).

The objective of the course is a survey both of the general characteristics of the Soviet Union, including its European and Asiatic parts: physical features, agriculture, transportation, industry, population characteristics and a regional survey of each of the major components of the USSR. Besides optional reading, requirements include a midterm and a final exam. (Kish)

423/Near Eastern Studies 423. Geography of the Near East. (3). (SS).

See General Near East 423. (Kolars)

499/Geology 486. Permafrost, Snow, and Ice. Math. 116 or the equivalent. (3). (Excl).

See Geological Sciences 486. (Outcalt)

550. Seminar in Selected Topics in Geography. Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

This seminar deals with the increasing competition for water in Southwest Asia and North America. It will examine the technical problems of water use, the amount and quality of existing supplies, and growing demands upon them. Discussion and a term paper. (Naff and Matson, WATER IN THE MIDDLE EAST, Westview Press, 1984.) (Kolars)


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