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Department
Environmental Science
Course
EESA06H3
Professor
Nick Eyles
Semester
Winter

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EES A06GEOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF CANADATHE ICE AGES OF THE LAST 2 MILLION YEARSMajor themesWhat is a glacier the science of glaciology Pleistocene ice ages of the last 2 million yearsGlacial erosion Glacial deposition Glacial geologic record of Canada and Southern Ontario Glacial geology of the GTA and geophysicsPlease read Chapters 16 and 20Terms to RememberLaurentide Ice Sheet Louis AgassizMilutin Milankovitch Astronomical variables PET PaleoceneEocene Thermal Maximum 55 million years ago Pleistocene last 2 million years Transition zone at c 1 million years ago Wisconsin glaciation 100000 to 90000 years ago Holocene interglacial last 10000 years the Don Beds Till Erratics Drumlins Eskers Varves Quick clays Outwash Oak Ridges Moraine and the South Slope Aquifers and aquitards Groundwater protection Glacioisostatic depression and uplift
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