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Can you provide me the syllabus for M.Sc. (Master in Science) Geography Program offered by Department of Geography of Osmania University?
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The syllabus for M.Sc. (Master in Science) Geography Program offered by Department of Geography of Osmania University is as follows:


I-Semester - Theory Paper-I (GG101T)

Geomorphology

Unit-I

1. Definition and Scope of Geomorphology, Fundamental Concepts in Geomorphology,
Geological Time Scale.
2. Interior of the Earth – Chemical composition, layering system of the earth, Evidences from
the theories of the origin of earth. Rocks – Classification of Rocks, Igneous, Sedimentary and
Metamorphic Rocks
3. Earthquakes and Volcanos – Causes of Earthquakes, Classification and world distribution of
Earthquakes, Concept and causes of Vulcanicity, types of Volcanoes, world distribution of
Volcanos, Landforms formed by Volcanos.


Unit-II
4. Isostasy – Concept and Theories of Airy and Pratt.
5. Earth Movements – Types; Folds and Faults, Mountain building.
6. Continental Drift – Wegener’s Theory and Plate Tectonics.


Unit-III
7. Denudation, Weathering, Erosion, Mass wasting.
8. Erosional and Depositional Landforms by: -
a) Rivers.
b) Glaciers.
c) Wind.
d) Underground Water.
e) Waves and Currents.


Unit-IV
9. Concept of Cycle of Erosion.
10. Davis and Penck’s Cycles of Erosion.
11. Concept of Rejuvenation and Evidences.


REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. W. D. Thornbury – Principles of Geomorphology, Wiley Eastern Ltd., New Delhi, 1993.
2. P. G. Worcester – A text book of Geomorphology, East - West Press Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi,
1961.
3. A. K. Lobeck - Geomorphology, Mc Graw Hill Book Co. Ltd., New York, 1969.
4. Hamblin W. K. and Christiansen E. H. – Earth Dynamic Systems (10th Edition), John Willey
and Sons, 2013
5. Alan Strahler with Zeeya Merali – Visualizing Physical Geography (8th Edition), Willey
Visualizing, 2007.
6. Butser, K. W. – Geomorphology from the Earth, Longmans, London 1963, Harper & Row
Publishers, New York, 1976.
7. Robert E. Gabler, James F. Peterson, L. Michael Trapasso, Dorothy Sack – Physical
Geography 9th Edtn, Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning 2009.
8. Richard John Hugget – Fundamentals of Geomorphology (2nd Edition), Routledge Taylor and
Francies Group, London and New York, 2007.
9. C. A. M. King – Perspective on Landform Evolution (Benchmark series in Geology) –
Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross Inch. Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1976.
10. K. Siddartha – Earth Dynamic Surface, Transworld Media & Communications Publication,
Patna, 1994.
11. Savindra Singh – Geomorphology/Physical Geography, Prayag Pustak Bhawan, New Delhi.
2005.


Syllabus M.Sc. Geography Program Osmania University




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