GEOG 102 - Introduction to Physical Geography 2

GEOG 102 is an introduction to the physical environment and methods of earth system research. The course highlights a range of current research taking place throughout Yukon, drawing upon a series of guest lecturers. Students must register in GEOG 102L, the mandatory lab component.


The basic principles and processes that govern climate–landform–vegetation–soil systems on the surface of the earth are examined from a systems perspective. Natural and human-induced changes in environmental systems through time will also be addressed. Issues of spatial and temporal scale, in the context of earth systems, will be demonstrated by map construction, map and air-photo interpretation, field and laboratory investigations and principles of geographic information systems and remote sensing using Yukon examples where applicable.

GEOG 102 is the complementary course of GEOG 101. Students must also register in GEOG 102L, the mandatory lab component of this course.

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
Language of instruction
InstitutionYukon University
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits6.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyEnvironmental scienceEarth scienceNatural environments and wildlife
Teaching placeAyamdigut campus, Whitehorse
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