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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Great Salt Lake, Mudcrack, Coral Reef

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3 Oct 2016
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Weathering and erosion rock and deposits them elsewhere. Two types of weathering surface cause rocks and minerals to break down. Erosion is the process
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Porosity, United States Public Health Service, Transpiration

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3 Oct 2016
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Tap water is probably more clean than water bottle. Take care of your health now cuz its a pain later. Interesting cuz if you freeze from bottom up, li
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Himalayas, San Andreas Fault, Basalt

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3 Oct 2016
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Plates are composed of the lithosphere (crust and upper mantle) include both continental and oceanic crust sutured together. Some plates are just ocean
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture 13: SIO 50_Cook_Lecture 13

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3 Oct 2016
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Mass wasting (landslides: down-slope movement of earth materials under the direct influence of gravity. Factors that influence mass wasting: type of ma
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Subduction, Richter Magnitude Scale, Seismogram

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3 Oct 2016
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Earthquakes are nothing more but the energy released due to the stress in faults and stuff. It is below the earth"s: epicenter is the point on the eart
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Vesicular Texture, Aphanite, Flux Melting

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3 Oct 2016
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Granite is a combination of feldspar, biotite, quartz. 3 types of rocks on earth the surface) Mineralogy- the minerals present in a rock. Magma is molt
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: High High, San Andreas Fault, Himalayas

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3 Oct 2016
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A rock whose texture or composition (or both) has changed due to increased t,p,or interaction with hot fluids. One of the sedimentary or igneous rock a
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Intermediate Composition, Volcanic Gas, Mount Pinatubo

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3 Oct 2016
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Oxygen-poor, reducing environment bc it won"t rot very quickly so it"s more likely to be preserved. Abundance of dissolved minerals for replacement (si
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Milankovitch Cycles, Plate Tectonics, Ice Core

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3 Oct 2016
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Glaciers: glaciers form where more snow falls in winter than melts during summer. Can be alpine (mountains: snow accumulates & is compacted to ice. Why
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Transform Fault, Parallelogram

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3 Oct 2016
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Sio week 4, lec 10 (post beach walk) Interested to see how roks behave when theyre stressed out basically. How rocks become deformed: tectonic stress l
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Nonconformist, Biostratigraphy, Coprolite

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3 Oct 2016
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All minerals regardless of size will have the same crystallography. Review sheet is on triton ed and lectures will be on tritoned. Go through labs, rea
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UCSDSIO 50Geoffrey CookSummer

SIO 50 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Tephra, Pyroclastic Flow, Mount Pinatubo

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3 Oct 2016
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St. mount helens: lahars (mud like volcanic flow) They"re kind of dangerous and in recent decades has the most death toll. Slurry of concrete (takes mu
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