California State University, Sacramento
Week 11: Glaciers and glaciation
Upon completion of this unit students should be able to:
Discuss how glaciers advance and retreat
Name the parts of a glacier
Discuss how climate change is affecting the distribution of glaciers
Homework for week #11
Please take the on-line quiz for Chapter 12, Glaciers and Glaciation at the textbook website. You can find the quiz by following this link:
E-mail it to me at:
Please note: This is different from my CSUS e-mail address!
Click on the “Resources” tab at the top of the page, and scroll down to the chapter that you want to work on. Complete the multiple choice quiz on-line, and e-mail the results to me.
Due date for homework: The start of class on Friday,Nov. 11
From Plummer, Carlson and Hammersley, Physical Geology, 13th edition
Chapter 12 - Glaciers and glaciation
Powerpoint graphics used during lectures