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GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Capillary Fringe, Water Table, Vadose Zone

GLY 1101 LECTURE 10 NOTES difference between primary and secondary porosity and what causes primary to decrease primary originally formed with sediment and secondary develops later (fracturing faulting dissolution) ceme...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Biozone, Atlantic Seaboard Fall Line, Hydrosphere

GLY 1101 LECTURE 9 NOTES Index Fossil a fossil that is useful for dating and correlating the strata in which it is found. Biozone bodies of strata that are defined or characterized on the basis of their contained fossi...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Igneous Rock, Structural Geology, Unconformity

GLY 1101 LECTURE 8 NOTES Original Horizontality the deposition of sediments occurs as essentially horizontal beds Superposition a sedimentary rock layer in a tectonically undisturbed sequence is younger than the one be...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Continental Crust, Mantle Convection, Abyssal Plain

GLY 1101 LECTURE 7 NOTES seafloor spreading ridges is driven by 1) mantle convection 2) gravitational collapse of the high peaks along the ridge (called ridge push) 3) dominantly by slap pull- ocean crust becomes so den...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Conchoidal Fracture, Crystal Habit, Gemstone

GLY 1101 LECTURE 6 NOTES specific gravity represents the density of a mineral, as defined by the ratio between the weight of a volume of the mineral and the weight of an equal volume of water at 4 degrees C crystal hab...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Drywall, Aquifer, Biomineralization

GLY 1101 LECTURE 5 NOTES Which of the following would make the best aquifer? Rock A - 28% perosity, high permeability What term is described as the angle between the imaginary horizontal plane and the inclined rock lay...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Sea Level Rise, Fjord, Compressive Stress

GLY 1101 LECTURE 4 NOTES A glacial valley drowned by a sea level rise is called fjord Glacially carved valleys are usually ______ shaped. U Of the following rock types, which one is the most susceptible to groundwater...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Subduction, Radiocarbon Dating, Sedimentary Structures

GLY 1101 LECTURE 3 NOTES The broad strip of land built up by sedimentation on either side of a stream channel is: a floodplain The B horizon in a soil is known as: the zone of accumulation The most important factor in...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Clay Minerals, Dolostone, Weathering

GLY 1101 LECTURE 2 NOTES Anticline Limbs dip away from the fold axis Youngest unit is in the core of the fold Syncline Oldest unit is in the core of the fold Anticline Limbs dip toward the fold axis Syncline Ratio ...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Quartz Arenite, Clastic Rock, Coquina

GLY 1101 LECTURE 1 NOTES Cubic cleavage Cleavage in 3 directions at right angles Rhombohedral cleavage Cleavage in 3 directions not at right angles (120 or 60 degrees) Basal cleavage Cleavage in one direction Prismatic cle...

Geology
GLY 1101
Zoe Verlaak
GLY 1010L Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Conifer Cone, Sporophyll, Ginkgo Biloba
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1. female pine cone 2. phylum coniferophyta 3. megasporophyll and ovule What is the organism? What is the phylum? what is the structure? 1. ginko fruit and leaf 2. phylum ginkophyta What is the organism? Wh...

Geology
GLY 1010L
Maria Marquez
GLY 1010L Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Symmetry In Biology, Bilateria, Eumetazoa
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Protostome are a clade of animals. Together with the deuterostomes and other phyla, they make up the Bilateria, mostly comprising animals with bilateral symmetry and three germ layers (mouth comes first) Deuterostome ...

Geology
GLY 1010L
Maria Marquez
GLY 1010L Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Rheotaxis, Decapoda, Heterokaryon
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Eyespot structure euglena uses to detect light Thigmotaxis The directional movement of an animal in response to touch - eg. When snails are touched, they withdraw into their shell. Phototaxis Movement in respons...

Geology
GLY 1010L
Maria Marquez
GLY 1010L Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Water Vascular System, Brittle Star, Madreporite
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How can you tell the difference between a centipede and a millipede? Which one is a carnivore? Which one is a detritivore? centipede- carnivore millipede- more legs detritivore What is the only cephalopod specimen th...

Geology
GLY 1010L
Maria Marquez
GLY 1010L Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Symmetry In Biology, Intraspecific Competition, Interspecific Competition
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competition -ecological interaction among organisms which occurs when they both need the same limited resources -negative consequences for organisms involved interspecific competition competition in which individua...

Geology
GLY 1010L
Maria Marquez

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