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ERS111H5S Lecture 4: Minerals Full
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find more resources at oneclass.com LECTURE 5 Monday, January 28, 2019 11:50 AM My own STUDY NOTES MINERALS What is a mineral? - They are the building blocks of rocks - There are over 2000 minerals ...

Earth Science
ERS111H5S
Paul
ERS111H5S Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Effusive Eruption, Volcanic Glass, Plinian Eruption
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LECTURE 8 Monday, February 4, 2019 9:13 AM VEI - Volcanic Index 0 Effusive eruption 1 Small explosions 2 Moderate explosions 3 Pretty big explosions 4 Big explosions 5 Probably want to avoid these 6 Time to leave the count...

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ERS111H5S
Paul
ERS111H5S Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Big Bang, Protostar, Shap
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LECTURE 2 Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:18 PM WHERE IT ALL BEGAN The formation of the universe - The universe is all the space and all the matter and energy within it. - The big bang theory says that all matter and energy-...

Earth Science
ERS111H5S
Paul
ERS111H5S Lecture 5: Minerals
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LECTURE 5 Monday, January 21, 2019 9:17 AM Minerals What is a mineral ?(where they can be found) We can tell the type of volcano from its minerals - - Coral produced by minerals - All of the electronics are found within mi...

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ERS111H5S
Paul
ERS103H5 Lecture 3: ERS 103 D3

ERS 103 D3 Upper Mantle : Asthenosphere - it is below the lithosphere - low velocity zone compared to Lithosphere (above) and remainder of mantle (below). - As we go deeper it becomes hotter - Movement of tectonic plates t...

Earth Science
ERS103H5
Marc Laflamme
ERS103H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Cocos Plate, Seismic Wave, Sodium-Potassium Alloy

ERS 103 D2 (center of the earth) -as things become more dense, they move toward the center of the earth -The densest part of the earth is in the center, least dense is on the surface -Earthquakes arent random (they are in ...

Earth Science
ERS103H5
Marc Laflamme
ERS103H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Plate Tectonics, Polar Wander, Meteorology

ERS103 D4 Plate Tectonics Continental Drift - Alfred Wegener, a meteorologist and geologist - Hypothesized that the continents used to fit together as a single supercontinent he named Pangea - Proposed continental drift. P...

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ERS103H5
Marc Laflamme
ERS103H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Absolute Dating, Archean, Paleozoic

ERS103 Relative vs absolute dating -Absolute: using radioisotopes Stenos 3 principles (important) - Relationship between 3 sediments Principle of super position - you need something for the sediments to deposit on. The sed...

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ERS103H5
Marc Laflamme
ERS111H5S Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Ediacaran Biota, Grypania, Snowball Earth
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Week 9: thursday Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12:44 PM Marc Laflamme guest lecture Archaen fossils: stromatolites Modern world these are rare Represent layers of cyanobacteria Use light as a guide, so th...

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ERS111H5S
Paul Ashwell
ERS111H5S Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: North Atlantic Igneous Province, Deccan Traps, Volcanic Group
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Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum NAIP - north Atlantic igneous province Each layer is a single basaltic flow Forams: algae like organisms Drastic change in population Life recovers Decc...

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ERS111H5S
Paul Ashwell
ERS120H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Crystal Habit, Hornblende, Viscosity

LECTURE 5 1. Compare the crystal structure of diamond and graphite and relate the structure to the mineral properties. Diamond: Covalent bonds, isometric, shiny glassy, colourless Graphite: Covalent and...

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ERS120H5
Lindsay Schoenbohm
ERS120H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Oceanic Crust, Seafloor Spreading, Divergent Boundary

LECTURE 3 1. Name and define the three types of plate boundaries (divergent, convergent, transform) and whether they can occur between ocean-ocean, ocean-continent andor continent-continent. i) Divergent Plate Boundaries: ...

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ERS120H5
Lindsay Schoenbohm
ERS120H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Continental Crust, Oceanic Crust, Continental Drift

LECTURE 2 1. Describe the difference between continental and oceanic crust (approximate thickness and density) and between the lithosphere and asthenosphere (approximate thickness and rigidity). Continental Cr...

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ERS120H5
Lindsay Schoenbohm
ERS120H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Ionic Bonding, Talc, Chemical Formula

LECTURE 4 1. Define an element. A material consisting entirely of one kind of atom; elements cannot be subdivided or changed by chemical reactions. 2. Describe the difference between covalent, ionic and van der Waals bonds...

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ERS120H5
Lindsay Schoenbohm
ERS120H5 Lecture 6: ERS120-Lec-6

LECTURE 6 1. Define the basic characteristics of a rock (as distinct from a mineral) Naturally occurring Coherent (holds together) Composed of multiple minerals (eith...

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ERS120H5
Lindsay Schoenbohm
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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