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ESS105H1 Lecture 4:
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Lecture4:IgneousRocksandVolcanoes Igneous Rocks These rocks from when magma cools and solidifies There are two types of IR 1. Extrusive (volcanic): IR that forms when magma solidifies at the earths surface (e.g. Basalt) 2....

Earth Sciences
ESS105H1
Selina Wu
ESS105H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Igneous Rock, Metamorphic Rock, Continental Crust

Feb 419 ESS105 Lecture 4: Indigenous Rocks and Volcanoes Midterm aabidp@gmail.com Monday, Feb 11, 6-8 pm Lectures 1-4, mostly 2-4 NF003 Poster draft - due Feb 15 Last class - used paleo magnetism, linear island chains and ...

Earth Sciences
ESS105H1
Wu
ESS105H1 Lecture 3: Plate Tectonics and Minerals

ESS105 Lecture 3: Plate Tectonics and Minerals - unique physical properties of Earths interior allow for tectonic plates to move above the mantle Earths Interior Layers - CRUST: - Outermost skin of earth with variable thic...

Earth Sciences
ESS105H1
Wu
ESS105H1 Lecture 2: Continental Shift and Plate Tectonics

Jan 1419 ESS Lecture 2: Continental Shift and Plate Tectonics Principle of Uniformitarianism - physical laws operating today also operated in the past - Gravity - Electro - magnetism - strong and weak nuclear forces Contin...

Earth Sciences
ESS105H1
Wu
ESS105H1 Lecture 1: General Concepts in Earth Science

Jan719 ESS105 Lecture 1: General Concepts in Earth Science Nature of Geology - Light blue: continental shell, continent extend beneath water, shallow - Dark blue: deep What Controls Where we Live? - access to resources - i...

Earth Sciences
ESS105H1
Wu
ESS105H1 Lecture 2: Tectonic Plates I
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Lecture2:PlateT ectonics Earthquakes Some lines of earthquakes coincide with mid-ocean ridges while other coincide with deep ocean trenches Earthquakes, volcanism, or mountain building (elevation) = tectonic activity Belts...

Earth Sciences
ESS105H1
Selina Wu
ESS105H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Mantle Convection, Continental Crust, Ultramafic Rock
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Lecture3:PlateTectonicsIIMinerals The Earths Structure and Plate Tectonics The unique physical properties of the Earths interior allow for tectonic plates to move above the mantle The crust, mantle, and core boundaries are...

Earth Sciences
ESS105H1
Selina Wu
ESS105H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Metamorphic Rock, Continental Crust, Oceanic Crust
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Lecture1:EarthScience The Nature of Geology Geology influences where we live (e.g. Living near volcanic eruptions may seem counterintuitive but ash provides fertilization for adjacent land) o Streams: flood hazard, water s...

Earth Sciences
ESS105H1
Selina Wu
ESS205H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Sewage Sludge, Ocean Acidification, Marine Pollution
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Lecture 8: Ocean Impact Impact on Coastal Zones Wetlands, estuaries, coral reefs under severe pressure from coastal development and increasing population Pollution There are 6 main type of marine poll...

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ESS205H1
Bridget Bergquist
ESS205H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Great Oxygenation Event, Big Bang, Global Change
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Lecture1 Environmental Science Environmental science is the study of: o How the natural world works o How the environment affects humans This includes enrichments the environmen...

Earth Sciences
ESS205H1
Bridget Bergquist
ESS103H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Plate Tectonics, Continental Drift, Cenozoic

Geology in Public Issues Principle of uniformitarianism: o Physical laws operating today also operated in the past Gravity Electro-magnetism Strong and weak ...

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ESS103H1
Selina Wu
ESS205H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Ocean Current, Arctic Methane Emissions, Thermal Expansion
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Causes of Recent Climate Change The largest contribution to total radiative forcing is caused by the increase in the atmospheric conc. Of CO2 Radiative forcing: the amount of change in energy that a given ...

Earth Sciences
ESS205H1
Bridget Bergquist
ESS205H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Soil Management, Secondary Treatment, Soil Contamination
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Lecture7 Soil Uppermost layer of earth's crust Contains minerals and organic matte Formed by natural processes and the breakdown of rock through weathering Soil as a System Soil is made of four main ...

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ESS205H1
Bridget Bergquist
ESS205H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Overfishing, Infant Mortality, Estuary
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Lecture5 Aquatic Ecosystems Freshwater and saltwater environments depend onsalinity: conc. Of dissolved salts There are three types of freshwater ecosystems; 1. Standing water 2. Flowing-wa...

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ESS205H1
Bridget Bergquist
ESS205H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Nuclear Fusion, Nutrient Cycle, Smog
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Lecture6 Resource Consumption Non-renewable; fossil fuels - 85-80% Renewable less than 10% o Hydropower Coal, oil, and natural gas use has been steadily increasing with population Developed ...

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ESS205H1
Bridget Bergquist

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