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UWESS 101Swanson TerryFall

ESS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Peridotite, Himalayas, Andes

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15 Apr 2016
20
Melt phase < always different composition > solid phase. Melt phase: more sio2 rich (felsic, less fe-mg rich (matic, less dense, lighter mineral color,
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryFall

ESS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Seismic Wave, Electromagnet, Silicate Minerals

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15 Apr 2016
25
Nebular hypothesis: stars and planetary systems formed in the universe are from nebular dust, nebula condensed into the sun and planets. Supernova and
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UWESS 100AllWinter

Dino Notes

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2 Dec 2014
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryWinter

ESS 101 Lecture 3: ESS 101 Plate Tectonics Notes

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24 Jan 2017
3
Lithosphere (cid:858)floats(cid:859) o(cid:374) the partially melted asthenosphere: lithosphere and asthenosphere are in isostatic equilibrium. When a
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryWinter

ESS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Hematite, Covalent Bond, Ion

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24 Jan 2017
2
Minerals are the building blocks of rock and solid earth, all minerals: have a specific chemical composition, have a specific atomic arrangement (cryst
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryFall

ESS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Subduction, Rhyolite, Diorite

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15 Apr 2016
10
Inorganic (1) form during crystallization of magmatic melt (molten rock/basalt) + crystallized from minerals from a partial melt of asthenosphere (too
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryWinter

ESS 101 Lecture 4: Continental Boundaries

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27 Feb 2017
2
Andesite is a volcanic rock formed at subduction zones. Large crystals form when cooling rate is slow fine matrix when cooling rate is fast. Fine grain
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UWESS 106Bergantz GeorgeFall

ESS 106 Lecture 9: Cascade Volcanoes

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26 Jan 2016
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryFall

ESS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Subduction, Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey

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15 Apr 2016
10
The nature of volcanic hazards is strongly tied to viscosity and gas content of the magma. Basaltic composition eruptions tend to be non-explosive (eff
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryWinter

ESS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Convergent Boundary, Plate Tectonics, Oceanic Crust

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28 Feb 2017
0
(1) divergent plate margin (2) convergent plate margin (3) oceanic intra-plate region (4) continental intra-plate region. Divergent plate margins: ocea
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryWinter

ESS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Amphibole, Sodium Chloride, Granodiorite

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27 Feb 2017
0
Ionic bonds form as the result of the physical transfer of electrons between a donor cation (+) and a receiver anion (-) Elements in the same column wi
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UWESS 101Swanson TerryFall

ESS 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Tuff, Amphibole, Aphanite

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26 Feb 2017
0
Magma is composed of liquid, solid (mineral crystals), and gas. Magma composition is largely controlled by its source. Magmas are subdivided largely by
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