EAS100

Planet Earth

University of Alberta

Introduction to the origin and evolution of the Earth and the solar system. Introduction to plate tectonics and the rock cycle. Simple energy balances and interactions between radiation and the atmosphere, land, oceans, ice masses, and the global hydrological cycle. Evolution of life, biogeography, and global climate in the context of geologic time. The carbon cycle. Human interaction with the Earth. Mineral and energy resources. Not available to students with credit in EAS 101, 102 or 201 or SCI 100 (Note: Students with credit in EAS 201 may take EAS 200.). [Faculty of Science]
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EAS100 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Midterm - Silicate Minerals, Geothermal Energy, Water Cycle
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EAS 100 EXAMPLE MIDTERM Note this example is for a 60-minute midterm. A 50-minute midterm will have a similar format, but fewer questions. MULTIPLE CHOICE (25 marks 25 questions) 1. When describing a mineral, the property ...

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EAS100 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Midterm - Geologic Time Scale, Silicate Minerals, Geothermal Energy
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EAS 100 EXAMPLE MIDTERM QUESTIONS The midterm will consist of multiple choice and short answer style questions. Approximately 20-25 multiple questions (one mark each) and 5-8 short answer questions (3 to 5 marks each). MUL...

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EAS100 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Midterm - Water Cycle, Anastomosis, Selective Breeding
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EAS 100 - Final exam example questions YES the final is CUMULATIVE, 3 hours Exam will have three sections: multiple choice, short answer and long answer. A few examples of each are listed below. PART A - Multiple Choice. (...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 40 - Radioactive Waste, Oil Sands, Devonian
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EAS 100 Lecture 40 Drivers of Change in the Earth System Unconventional Hydrocarbons Oil sands tar sands Hydraulic fracturing o Many natural deposits wont naturally flow towards the well o Drill downwards and then horizont...

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EAS100 Lecture 39: EAS 100 Lecture 39 - Minerals and Sediment as Resources
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EAS 100 Lecture 39 Minerals and Sediment as Resources Residual Mineral Deposits Chemical weathering dissolves some components of rock, leave other o Useful minerals may now be more concentrated in residue Ex: Aluminum conc...

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EAS100 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Final - Chemosynthesis, Puffy Amiyumi, Aquifer
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University of Alberta EAS 100 Planet Earth Fall 2018 Final Exam Prof: ALESSI, D. EXAM GUIDE

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EAS100 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Final - Continental Drift, Seismometer, Asthenosphere
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University of Alberta EAS 100 Planet Earth Fall 2018 Final Exam Prof: ALESSI, D. EXAM GUIDE

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 38 - Clearcutting, Overexploitation, Pegmatite
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EAS 100 Lecture 38 The Anthroposphere and Resource Cycle Resource Management Managing non-renewable resources: Limited amount not replenishable on a human timescale The availability of these resources can only be extended ...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 37 - Logistic Function, Population Bottleneck, Exponential Growth
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EAS 100 Lecture 37 Biodiversity and Introduction to Earth Resources ***Note regarding EAS 100 Final Exam 3 hours to write in Butterdome. About 20 questions from Midterm 1 material, about 20 questions from Midterm 2 materia...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 36 - Nitrogen Fixation, Electricity Market, Guano
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EAS 100 Lecture 36 Biogeochemical Cycles and Populations Biogeochemical Cycles Movement of an element or compound through the biosphere and all of Earths system o May include geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere too Nitrogen...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 35 - Ediacara Hills, Mackenzie Mountains, Proterozoic
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EAS 100 Lecture 35 Evolution, Extinctions, and Cycles of Life Early Life Entirely made up of prokaryotic and anaerobic life which: Generated energy through fermentation Produced alcohol and oxygen as waste Large surface ar...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 34 - Carl Linnaeus, Tropical Rainforest, Biome
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EAS 100 Lecture 34 Planetary Perspective On Life Building Blocks of Life Cont. Cell division: o Unicellular organism reproduction o Multicellular organisms grow Hierarchy: cells to ecosystems o Cells make organs, organs fo...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 33 - Gobi Desert, Orographic Lift, Ferrari 250
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EAS 100 Lecture 33 Dry Weather and Introduction to the Biosphere Deserts on Earth One of the manifestations of the global circulation cells! Receive less than 250 mm of precipitation per year o Difference between desert an...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 29 - Sea Breeze, Pressure Gradient, Northern Hemisphere
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EAS 100 Lecture 29 Wind and Clouds in Weather Systems Monsoon Winds Pressure belts migrate seasonally which reverses wind direction These affect India, Australia, and West Africa Breezes Sea Breezes Local pressure gradient...

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EAS100 Lecture 28: EAS 100 Lecture 28 - Circulation and Wind in the Atmosphere
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EAS 100 Lecture 28 Atmospheric Circulation, Wind, and Weather Atmospheric Circulation Sun directly hits the equator, air is warmer and rises towards the poles Cools near the poles and sinks Continuou...

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EAS100 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Midterm - Vadose Zone, Water Content, Aquifer
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EAS 100 Midterm 2 Review and Study Guide 1. Definitions and Difference between permeability and porosity a. Permeability depends on the size of the pore spaces in a rock, and how well con...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 25 - Vapor Pressure, Lapse Rate, Relative Humidity
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EAS 100 Lecture 25 Earths Atmospheric Pressure and Energy Balance Saturation Pressure 100 saturation is the maximum amount of water vapour that can be in the atmosphere at that temperature o Amount of water always strongly...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 24 - Barometer, Partial Pressure, Lapse Rate
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EAS 100 Lecture 24 Atmospheric Pressure and Composition Extent of the Atmosphere Atmosphere is the outer part of the Earth o Gases o Aerosols liquid droplets and solid particles. Varies widely around the globe! Ex: Clean a...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Fall 2018, Lecture 23 - Longshore Drift, Tectonic Subsidence, Downwelling
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EAS 100 Lecture 23 Ocean Waves, Tides, and Changes in Sea Level Southern Oscillation Off the west coast of South America, upwelling and surface currents cause nutrient-rich water to rise from deeper in the ocean High humid...

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