Climate Change, Glaciers, and Water Resources
Program Leaders: Dr. Derek Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr. Mark Spond (email@example.com)
Program Dates: 2020 Trip Cancelled (COVID-19)
Program Description: Climate Change, Glaciers, and Water Resources introduces students to Andean Mountain Geography (GHY 3140) and Water Resources in the Tropical Andes (GHY 3530) through direct field experience and research activities, readings, discussions, and meetings with guest speakers. Field excursions to Machu Picchu and a 5-day trek in the Cordillera Vilcanota near Cusco will provide an outstanding setting for the study of Andean mountain geography and the impacts of climate variability and change on tropical glaciers, ecosystems, and human populations.
Courses: GHY 3140 - Andean Mountain Geography (3), GHY 3530 - Water Resources in the Tropical Andes (3)