Alpine Environmental Processes, Switzerland


This course is an intensive week-long residential field trip to south-west Switzerland. You will select from one of six interconnected study themes to explore in depth:

  • alpine climate and hydrology
  • glacial processes
  • alpine rivers
  • streams
  • soils
  • ecosystems

Through the collection of significant amounts of field data on your chosen theme, you will gain an in-depth understanding of a particular thematic focus of alpine environments.

Available on the following degrees