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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

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, u
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 40: Radioactive Waste, Oil Sands, Devonian

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Eas 100 lecture 40 drivers of change in the earth system. Nuclear fuel: fuel uranium, concentrated in hydrothermal processes and in sedimentary rocks,
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Final Guide: Continental Drift, Seismometer, Asthenosphere

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Part one the earth system: our place in space. Earth"s 4 major reservoirs and the interactions between them are the foundation of earth system science.
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 38: Clearcutting, Overexploitation, Pegmatite

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Eas 100 lecture 38 the anthroposphere and resource cycle. Managing renewable resources: fish, trees, etc. renewable if managed properly, can still depl
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Final Guide: Chemosynthesis, Puffy Amiyumi, Aquifer

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Part one the earth system: our place in space. Earth"s 4 major reservoirs and the interactions between them are the foundation of earth system science.
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 37: Logistic Function, Population Bottleneck, Exponential Growth

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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - 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 ea
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 35: Ediacara Hills, Mackenzie Mountains, Proterozoic

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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 34: Carl Linnaeus, Tropical Rainforest, Biome

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Eas 100 lecture 34 planetary perspective on life. Africa, etc: bioregion: all ecosystems that coexist in a specific region, ecozone: broader geographic
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - 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
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - 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 ind
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

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
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Comprehensive Midterm Notes - Earth, List Of Rocks On Mars, Erosion

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Eas100 lecture 3 the earth in space and time. Consists of: one single star (our sun, numerous objects that are orbiting the sun, such as, planets, dwar
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Fall 2018, Comprehensive Midterm Notes - Earth, List Of Rocks On Mars, Mineral

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Eas100 lecture 3 the earth in space and time. Consists of: one single star (our sun, numerous objects that are orbiting the sun, such as, planets, dwar
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Vadose Zone, Water Content, Aquifer

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Often called the unsaturated zone: zone of saturation (also called the aquifer!) where all pores are completely filled, basics of groundwater flow, dri
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Vapor Pressure, Lapse Rate, Relative Humidity

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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - 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, gases, aerosols liquid dr
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Longshore Drift, Tectonic Subsidence, Downwelling

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Eas 100 lecture 23 ocean waves, tides, and changes in sea level. El ni o warmer period of change near the equator. La nina relatively cooler period of
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Mariana Trench, Ocean Acidification, Northern Hemisphere

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Eas 100 lecture 22 ocean currents and movement. Ocean basins and water distribution: water covers 70% of the earth"s surface. In the northern hemispher
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Fjord, Cryosphere, Permafrost

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Eas 100 lecture 19 glaciers and the cryosphere. A glacial surge is a period during which the glacier advances much more rapidly than normal at a rate o
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Cryosphere, Sea Ice, Eutrophication

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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Alluvial Fan, Downcutting, Alluvium

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Eas 100 lecture 17 flooding and surface water disasters. In alberta, it is commonly because glaciers are melting faster, which feeds more water into ri
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Vadose Zone, Water Table, Hydraulic Head

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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Cubic Centimetre, Bravais Lattice, Geochemistry

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Water molecule does not have a formal charge, but it does have polarity there are areas of greater electron density. Electron density is focussed aroun
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Isostasy, Lithosphere, Metamorphic Rock

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Eas 100 lecture 13 plate motion and tectonic mechanisms. Plate boundaries: divergent, constructive margins in which the plates are coming apart, which
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Plate Tectonics, Seismic Wave, Asthenosphere

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Eas 100 lecture 12 earthquakes and tectonics on planet earth. We can use refractions, reflections, and speeds of these seismic waves to gain further un
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Crystal Habit, Sulfide, Pyrite

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Silicates make up 95% of the earth"s crust, but the remaining non-silicates have much more variety to them. Iron oxides must contain fe and o in quanti
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Metamorphic Facies, Seismic Wave, Plate Tectonics

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Eas 100 lecture 11 the rock cycle and earthquakes. Metamorphic rocks are classified by the rock texture and assemblage of minerals. Most common metamor
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Structure Of The Earth, Hadean, Outer Core

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Eas 100 lecture 4 origins of the universe. From a scientific standpoint, without involving theology and religion, this is the most widely accepted theo
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Mudstone, Diagenesis, Siltstone

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Eas 100 lecture 9 sedimentary rocks in the rock cycle. Types of sediment: clastic majority of sediment! Fragments are called clasts, the way they may m
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Chromosphere, Photosphere, Liquid Hydrogen

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Eas100 lecture 3 the earth in space and time. Consists of: one single star (our sun, numerous objects that are orbiting the sun, such as, planets, dwar
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Radiometric Dating, Unconformity, Deep Time

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Eas 100 lecture 10 sedimentary and metamorphic rock. We can determine relative age by using stratigraphic principles and cross-cutting relationships. T
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Mount Mazama, Sedimentary Rock, Tephra

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Eas 100 lecture 8 volcanoes and sedimentary rock. Volcanic landforms: shield volcano broad, dome-shaped, slopes of 5-10 . This type of collapse happens
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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Uranium-235, Radiometric Dating, Rubidium

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Eas 100 lecture 5 chemistry in earth sciences. An atom consists of a nucleus surrounded by electrons. The nucleus has positively charged protons and ne
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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 28: Suspended Load, Andrew H. Knoll, Lightning

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Intertropical Convergence Zone, Westerlies, Polar Front

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Cool Air, Dew Point, Puffy Amiyumi

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Pressure-gradient force drop in air pressure per unit of distance: 2. Coriolis force deviation from a straight line of the path of a moving body as a r
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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Jet Stream, Axial Tilt, Barometer

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Wind Wave, Surf Zone, Fictitious Force

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Ocean Current, Pelagic Zone, Hydrothermal Vent

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 17: EAS 201 - End of Cryosphere & Intro to Oceans

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 16: EAS 201 - Continuation of Cryosphere; Glacier Types

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 15: EAS 201 - Midterm Review & Intro to Cryosphere

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Ice Dam, Aquifer, Gypsum

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Baseflow, Hydrosphere, List Of U.S. States And Territories By Elevation

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Tephra, Pyroclastic Flow, Stratovolcano

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Magma Chamber, Tephra, Cool Air

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 3: EAS 201 - Cycles

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Triceratops, Hydrogeology, Hydrosphere

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 5: EAS 201 - Rock Types/Classifications

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 6: EAS 201 - More Rocks / Rock Cycle

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 9: EAS 201 - Earthquakes Continued

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Supercontinent Cycle, Isostasy, Lithosphere

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Marianas trench in philippines 11 km deep. Cratons core of very ancient rock groups that have formed over long periods of time. Craton stability is bas
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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 7: EAS 201 - Plates, Boundaries, and Continental Shifts

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Technetium, Asthenosphere, Basalt

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U OF AEAS100Karlis MuehlenbachsWinter

EAS100 Lecture 1: EAS100 WEEK 1

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U OF AEAS100Korhan AyranciFall

EAS100- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 82 pages long!)

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U OF AEAS100Korhan AyranciFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Photosphere, Convective Heat Transfer, Lithosphere

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U OF AEAS100Korhan AyranciFall

EAS100 Midterm: Term Test 1 (2/2) - Fall 2017

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Strata originally extended in all directions until they thinned to zero or terminated against the edge of their basin. surfac. Intrusion must be younge
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U OF AEAS100Korhan AyranciFall

EAS100- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 82 pages long!)

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U OF AEAS100Korhan AyranciFall

EAS100- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 98 pages long!)

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Eas 100 - lecture #1 - introduction to earth science. All of earth"s organisms as well as any organic matter not yet decomposed. Human impacts on the n
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U OF AEAS100Solweig BalzerWinter

[EAS100] - Final Exam Guide - Ultimate 52 pages long Study Guide!

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Foundations of the earth (components of the integrated earth system) Earth science = primarily observational (experiments are also used) Can be tested
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Final Guide: Chemosynthesis, Puffy Amiyumi, Aquifer

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Part one the earth system: our place in space. Earth"s 4 major reservoirs and the interactions between them are the foundation of earth system science.
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Final Guide: Continental Drift, Seismometer, Asthenosphere

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Part one the earth system: our place in space. Earth"s 4 major reservoirs and the interactions between them are the foundation of earth system science.
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U OF AEAS100Daniel AlessiFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Vadose Zone, Water Content, Aquifer

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Often called the unsaturated zone: zone of saturation (also called the aquifer!) where all pores are completely filled, basics of groundwater flow, dri
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U OF AEAS100Jeffrey KavanaughFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Silicate Minerals, Geothermal Energy, Water Cycle

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Note this example is for a 60-minute midterm. A 50-minute midterm will have a similar format, but fewer questions. Which of the following statements wo
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U OF AEAS100Jeffrey KavanaughFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Geologic Time Scale, Silicate Minerals, Geothermal Energy

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The midterm will consist of multiple choice and short answer style questions. Approximately 20-25 multiple questions (one mark each) and 5-8 short answ
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U OF AEAS100Jeffrey KavanaughFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Water Cycle, Anastomosis, Selective Breeding

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U OF AEAS100Alessi,DanielFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Lithification, Absolute Dating, Unconformity

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U OF AEAS100Korhan AyranciFall

EAS100 Midterm: Term Test 1 (2/2) - Fall 2017

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Strata originally extended in all directions until they thinned to zero or terminated against the edge of their basin. surfac. Intrusion must be younge
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U OF AEAS100Korhan AyranciFall

EAS100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Photosphere, Convective Heat Transfer, Lithosphere

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