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The Global Environment

EVSC10001 Lecture 1: THE SOLAR SYSTEM
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EVSC10001 Lecture 3: THE EARLY EVOLUTION OF THE EARTH
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EVSC10001 Lecture 2: ORIGIN OF THE EARTH
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EVSC10001 Lecture 4: earth materials
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EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 27: Sinkhole, Capillary Fringe, Porosity
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Groundwater Thursday, 7 June 2018 1:54 pm Surface water and Runoff Water cycle - Continuous movement of water on, above and below the surface of the Earth - Climate and ocean (Evaporation, precipitation) ...

Environmental Science
EVSC10001
Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 30: Ice Crystals, Icefall, Basal Sliding
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Glaciers and Ice Sheets Thursday, 7 June 2018 9:36 pm Glaciers cover approx 10% of Earth - During ice ages, coverage expands to approx 30% Ice metamorphism - Delicate flakes accumulate - Snow buried b...

Environmental Science
EVSC10001
Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Greenland Ice Sheet, Sea Level Rise, Thermal Expansion
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Ice ages Wednesday, 6 June 2018 3:31 pm Temperature - Sea level relationships - Sea water 'stored' in ice sheets - Ice sheet growth in glacial periods -> reduced sea level - Ice sheet melting -> incre...

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EVSC10001
Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture 18: Greenhouse Effect and Climate feedbacks
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Greenhouse Effect and Climate feedbacks Wednesday, 6 June 2018 5:20 pm Greenhouse effect Solar radiation enters from the sun Some solar radiation is reflected by Earth + atmosphere About h...

Environmental Science
EVSC10001
Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Ozone Layer, Thermosphere
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Atmosphere and ocean Wednesday, 6 June 2018 3:43 pm What is air? 78.1% nitrogen 20.9% oxygen Argon, water, CO2, ozone Comparing planets - Venus Mostly CO2 GHG stores sun energy -> high ...

Environmental Science
EVSC10001
Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Atmospheric Pressure, Atmospheric Circulation, Subtropical Ridge
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Atmospheric circulation Wednesday, 6 June 2018 3:58 pm Tropics warmer than poles - More moist - Warmer air holds more water than colder air More vapour near surface Hadley Cells -...

Environmental Science
EVSC10001
Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Regolith, Weathered, Soil Horizon

Soils Thursday, 7 June 2018 10:55 pm Soil: mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life Product of continuous processes over time Transformation (weathering) Translocation ...

Environmental Science
EVSC10001
Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Mass Wasting, Regolith, Particle Size

Mass Wasting Thursday, 7 June 2018 11:34 pm All slopes are unstable constantly changing via MASS MOVEMENT processes Mass movements are important to rock cycle Initial step in SEDIMENT TRANSPORT Significant agent of LAND...

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Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Saprolite, Thermal Shock, Regolith

Weathering Wednesday, 6 June 2018 10:09 pm Weathering: breaking down of rocks + minerals through contact with Earths atmosphere, water and biological organisms Produces clay minerals, loose rock debris (regolith) andor se...

Environmental Science
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Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 32: Thermohaline Circulation, Atmospheric Circulation, Oxygen-18

GlacialInterglacial Cycles Thursday, 7 June 2018 10:33 pm Quaternary Last 2 million years Human history developed Characterised by multiple glacialinterglacial cycles Glacial cycles Global temps reconstructed from O is...

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EVSC10001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Ocean Current, Thermohaline Circulation, Thermocline

Ocean circulation Wednesday, 6 June 2018 3:59 pm Density decreases exponentially w height Oceans are INCOMPRESSIBLE Surplus of heat at equator + deficit at North and South poles Regions w clouds > heat radiation from c...

Environmental Science
EVSC10001
Dr. Jan-Hendrik May
Laboratory Basics - Reference Guides

Lab safety is the cornerstone principle in this compelling Guide. All international safety symbols are clearly defined, with all basic lab glassware and equipment depicted by text description and diagrams. The Guide also p...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: National Environmental Policy Act, Municipal Solid Waste, Criteria Air Contaminants

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM EEnvironmental Law ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POL...

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