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Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

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Recorders of past sea level Geological Recorders of Past Sea Level  Wave-cut platforms and wave-cut cliffs  Littoral (beach) sediments  Deltas  Terrestrial or marine sediments Factors Affecting Seal Level  Gravitational effects of Moon and Sun o Tides  Atmosphere circulation/ocean currents o El Nino, La Nina o Difference in water temperature in Pacfic  Eustatic effects o Global sea level o Based on how much water in ocean o Glacio-Eustasy  Big level of ice on land  Melts when warm, freezes when cool (snow back on top of snow pack)  Steric Effects o Change of density of water and temperature o As you heat it up, volume increases  Isostatic Effects o The balance or equilibrium between adjacent portions of the lithosphere “floating” on the asthenosphere o Thicker the crust, the more buoyant o Glaciatio
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