Geomorphology
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Geomorphology is the study of landforms, the processes that create them and impact of humans on the physical environment. The discipline is considered to be part of physical geography and closely related to geology since both share the prefix “geo”, a Greek word for “earth”, and for a long time was a department in the “schools or faculties of Earth Sciences”. The study includes origin of the earth, evolution of landforms and internal and external factors that govern land formation. The discipline was originally descriptive and fragmented. Recently the discipline has placed emphasis on measurement of processes, has developed rigorous data analysis and modeling. It is no wonder that many people perceive geomorphology as the study of rocks, Prof. Krhoda contends, because history of life on earth is embedded in a rock. Students of geomorphology usually have an appreciation of the environment and impact of man and therefore have a very solid base in environmental planning and management, natural resources management, especially water resources, and geographical research. Many students also end up teaching geography in schools and colleges.


HEAD OF THEMATIC  AREA

Prof. George Okoye Krhoda


MEMBERS OF THEMATIC AREA

 Dr. Daniel E. Kapule

Dr. John M Nyangaga

 Dr. Onyango Ogembo

 Dr. Shadrack Mulei Kithiia


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DEGREE PROGRAMMES & RELATED COURSE UNITS

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POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Geomorphologists
  • Environmental scientists
  • Experts on environmental planning and management
  • Experts on natural resources management
  • Planners
  • Researchers

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