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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Ultraviolet, Atmospheric Circulation, Solar Wind

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The mesosphere: here, the transfer of heat is relatively straightforward. There is no convection, only conduction - the absorption and re-radiation of
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Epicenter

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On a human scale, we see this transition in glacial ice (right). On a larger, scale, the same relationship holds for planets" rocky crusts. Earthquakes
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Quiz: Mid Ocean Ridges Quiz on Subduction zones (Divergent and Convergent Plate Boundaries), Pre Midterm Prep

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Mid ocean ridges: subduction zones (divergent and convergent. Old oceanic lithosphere is up to 100 km thick, while at the axis of a mid-oceanic ridge,
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Carbonatite, Arabia Terra, List Of Geological Features On Pluto

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A less athletic analogue to io, but much colder and, therefore, stranger. Triton"s average temperature is 38 k, at which nitrogen (a gas on warmer plac
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Subduction, Terrane, Carbonatite

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According to impact geochronology: mars" mare-like lava plains are ancient - 3 - 3. 5 ga, formed by an ancient process (plate tectonics?) In contrast,
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Apollo 16, Wrinkle, Apollo 12

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GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Orbital Period, Radiogenic Nuclide, Tidal Force

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Where is radiogenic heat concentrated: most long-lived radioisotopes are lithophiles. As a result, radiogenic heat arises in the mantle and crust. In f
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Seismology, Continental Crust, Oceanic Crust

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By the 1950s, paleomagnetic evidence made it difficult to deny that. Answering that question was the transformational work of a professional group coll
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Girdling, Solid Nitrogen, Guilin

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GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Henri Becquerel, Nuclear Fission, Absolute Dating

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The general term for the heat imparted to a planetary body by the processes of its formation and differentiation. Accretion generates heat by alan bran
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 58: Alphonse Borrelly, Deep Space 1, Talc

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 61: Deep Space 1, Epoxi, Oort Cloud

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 59: Pleistocene, World War I, Geochronology

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How old is earth? (scientific methods: in 1897, lord kelvin assumed that the earth was originally molten and calculated a date based on cooling through
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 57: Meteoroid, Meteorite Fall, Silt

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Presolar grains: the ratios of 17o/16o and of 18o/16o from unambiguously genuine presolar grains shows substantial variation. Thus, if cais are presola
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 54: Perseids, Meteorite Fall, Terminal Velocity

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A member of the perseid meteor shower from national geographic. The purpose of this lecture is to add depth to your knowledge of the last source, meteo
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Roche Limit, Atmospheric Pressure, Solid Nitrogen

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 55: Tombaugh Regio, Kuiper Belt, List Of Geological Features On Pluto

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Pluto has been called the ninth planet, a dwarf-planet, and the first known kuiper belt object. Neptune clearly places it among the resonant object plu
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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 63: Escape Velocity, Continental Crust, Ultimate Tensile Strength

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 62: Orbital Period, Methane Clathrate, Occultation

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This hypothetical region of the solar system was called the kuiper belt after gerard kuiper, who performed pioneering work in the concept. Earth"s mass
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 60: Protoplanetary Nebula, Jan Oort, Scattered Disc

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In terms of orbits, there are two distinct groups of comets: we have discussed short- period comets, most comets have much longer orbital periods, such
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Chapter Notes - Chapter Chapter 2.5: Ontario Lacus, Solid Nitrogen, Maven

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Earth seems to be the solar system champ for diversity and frequency of sedimentary processes, but there are other players: Sm a l l e r b o d i e s :
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UMDGEOL 212John MerckFall

GEOL 212 Chapter Notes - Chapter Chapter 20: Volcanic Gas, Fluid Mechanics, Plinian Eruption

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GEOL 212 Quiz: Quiz Study Guide- Radiometric dating and Stable isotope analysis

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 58: Alphonse Borrelly, Deep Space 1, Talc

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GEOL 212 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Metasomatism, Stony-Iron Meteorite, Comet Dust

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Origins: we have discussed the origin of many dust grains that are vaporized in the atmosphere as meteors - cometary dust. Most meteorites, however, or
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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 61: Deep Space 1, Epoxi, Oort Cloud

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 59: Pleistocene, World War I, Geochronology

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GEOL 212 Quiz: ELMS Quiz Study Guide- Classifying Chrondrites

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 57: Meteoroid, Meteorite Fall, Silt

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 54: Perseids, Meteorite Fall, Terminal Velocity

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A member of the perseid meteor shower from national geographic. The purpose of this lecture is to add depth to your knowledge of the last source, meteo
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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Roche Limit, Atmospheric Pressure, Solid Nitrogen

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 55: Tombaugh Regio, Kuiper Belt, List Of Geological Features On Pluto

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 62: Orbital Period, Methane Clathrate, Occultation

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 59: Pleistocene, World War I, Geochronology

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GEOL 212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 57: Meteoroid, Meteorite Fall, Silt

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