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Department
Environmental Science
Course
EESA06H3
Professor
Nick Eyles
Semester
Winter

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EESA06Lecture 3Uniformmitarismwhat happening in present day shows what happened in the pastCautrophismrare events eg ones we havent experienced big bang super volcano meteoriteVertical tectonicsmagma from mantle and erode on earth surface become igneous rockGold in it in magma water vapour sulfur gases lots of toxic gasescan cause extinctionsCracksrifts widen into oceansFailed riftaulogens russianSupercontient risesinflation interior of supercontientdrySupercontinent not very diverse enivormnents or organisms ONLY 2 arms grow up and becomes active rifts 3rd one is failed rift Aulogensfill up w sediments have lots of iron gasesStLawerence river and great lakeson top of failed riftsFailed rifts associated with shiftscause earthquakes intraplate earthquakes
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