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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All EAS100 Materials | Winter 2019

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 28 - Suspended Load, Andrew H. Knoll, Lightning
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EAS 201: Lecture 28 March 11, 2019 Lecture notes images borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides March 11, 2019. Local WindWeather Systems: o Near coasts, the land heats up more rapidly than the sea during the day (air he...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 26 - Intertropical Convergence Zone, Westerlies, Polar Front
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Lecture 26 March 6, 2019 Lecture notes & images borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides March 6, 2019. Midterm 2 will cover ...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 25 - Cool Air, Dew Point, Puffy Amiyumi
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EAS 201: Lecture 25 March 4, 2019 Lecture notes images borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides March 4, 2019. Moisture in the Atmosphere: o Adiabatic Lapse Rate When air is compressed, it warms. When compressed air expan...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 24 - Jet Stream, Axial Tilt, Barometer
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Lecture 24 March 1, 2019 Lecture notes & images borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides March 1, 2019. The Habitable Planet...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 23 - Wind Wave, Surf Zone, Fictitious Force
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Lecture 23 February 27, 2019 Notes & images borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs lecture slides February 27, 2019. Ocean Waves: ...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 22 - Ocean Current, Pelagic Zone, Hydrothermal Vent
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EAS 201: Lecture 22 February 25, 2019 Lecture notesimages borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides February 25, 2019. Ocean Layering: o Biotic Zones Marine Biology Plantsanimals living in uppermost level occupy the pelagic...

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EAS100 Lecture 17: EAS 201 - End of Cryosphere & Intro to Oceans
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Lecture 17 February 13, 2019 Lecture notes & images borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides February 13, 2019. Can analyze r...

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EAS100 Lecture 16: EAS 201 - Continuation of Cryosphere; Glacier Types
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Lecture 16 February 11, 2019 Lecture note info borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides February 11, 2019. Equilibrium Zone/L...

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EAS100 Lecture 15: EAS 201 - Midterm Review & Intro to Cryosphere
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EAS 201: Lecture 15 February 8, 2019 Midterm Review Lithosphere records magnetic stripes of normal and reversed rocks. Magnitudes: energy released of magnitude 7 is ____ times greater than magnitude 5 = 900. Increasing dis...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 14 - Ice Dam, Aquifer, Gypsum
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EAS 201: Lecture 14 February 6, 2019 Lecture notes borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides February 6, 2019. Flood Characteristics: o Stage the height of the riverbody of water (volume). Flood Stage when stream exceeds ba...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 13 - Baseflow, Hydrosphere, List Of U.S. States And Territories By Elevation
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EAS 201: Lecture 13 February 4, 2019 Notes referring to Karlis Muehlenbachs slides, February 4, 2019. pH as a measure of how much hydrogen ions are present (hydrogen ions produced by dissociation of water). + o If H concen...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 11 - Tephra, Pyroclastic Flow, Stratovolcano
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EAS 201: Lecture 11 January 30, 2019 Slide information borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbachs January 30, 2019. Image taken from Karlis Muehlenbachs slides January 30, 2019. Volcanoes: o Can be classified by location Subaerial ...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 10 - Magma Chamber, Tephra, Cool Air
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Lecture 10 January 28, 2019 Slide information borrowed from Karlis Muehlenbacks January 28, 2019. What is a Volcano? ...

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EAS100 Lecture 6: EAS 201 - More Rocks / Rock Cycle
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Rock Types/Cycle January 18, 2019 Metamorphic Rocks: o Formed through the re-crystallization of a pre-existing igneous or sediment...

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EAS100 Lecture 5: EAS 201 - Rock Types/Classifications
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find more resources at oneclass.com January 18, 2019 Cleavage: minerals tendency to break in preferred directions along weak planar surfaces. Luster, Colour, Streak: o Quality & intensit...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 2 - Triceratops, Hydrogeology, Hydrosphere
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Intro January 11, 2019 Systems are defined as portions of the universe that can be isolated for the purposes of observing...

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EAS100 Lecture 3: EAS 201 - Cycles
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find more resources at oneclass.com January 11, 2019 Principle of Actualism: o More moderate version of Huttons principle called actualism. o Ancient features of the Earth are to be interp...

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EAS100 Lecture 9: EAS 201 - Earthquakes Continued
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Lecture 9 January 25, 2019 Lecture Slide Information taken from Karlis Muehlenbachs (January 25, 2019). Ground Motion: ...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 8 - Supercontinent Cycle, Isostasy, Lithosphere
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Lecture 8 Convergent Boundaries plates slide towards each other and collide; pushing one plate deeper into the earth (subduction). ...

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EAS100 Lecture 7: EAS 201 - Plates, Boundaries, and Continental Shifts
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Week 3 January 21, 2019 Alfred Wegener and concept of Continental Drift. o 1911 looking at the inherent jigsaw fit o...

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EAS100 Lecture Notes - Winter 2019, Lecture 4 - Technetium, Asthenosphere, Basalt
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find more resources at oneclass.com EAS 201: Week 2 January 14, 2019 Solar System: o Earth at 23.5 degree tilt from the vertical. o Hemispheres of the E...

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EAS100 Lecture 1: EAS100 WEEK 1
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EAS 201: Intro January 7, 2019 Systems are defined as portions of the universe that can be isolated for the purposes of observing measuring its changes. o Systems can be of 3 kinds: Isolated neither energy nor matter are ...

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