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Department
Environmental Science
Course Code
EESA06H3
Professor
Nick Eyles
Study Guide
Quiz

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Question 1
Please match the following SCIENTISTS with some of their MAJOR
CONTRIBUTIONS to the science of geology. You may use each
SCIENTIST as many or as few times as you wish.
Question Selected Match
__________ created the first comprehensive
geological map of England in 1815 D. WILLIAM
SMITH
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__________ was the first to create a
systematic layout of the geology of Canada A. SIR WILLIAM
LOGAN
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_________ created an inventory of
Canada’s mineral resources A. SIR WILLIAM
LOGAN
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_________ first proposed the concept of
continental drift B. ALFRED
WEGENER
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________. His work on hot spots and
transform faults contributed substantially
to the development of the plate tectonic
theory.
C.
J. TUZO WILSON
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Question 2
Please match the following JOB TITLES with these descriptors of some
possible job duties.
Question Selected Match
This person might integrate a number of digital
sources of data including satellite images, aerial
photography, bathymetric surveys and data from
sonar and seismic surveys. These data would
then be manipulated using GIS and 3D modeling
software.
E.
Geomatician.
This person might be hired for jobs relating to
bridge construction, earthquake resistance and C.

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slope stability. Engineering
geologist.
This person must understand the three-
dimensional layering of different sediment types
below the site and identify which layers contain
and transmit contaminants.
B.
Environmental
geologist.
This person might combine his analysis with
geophysical data and broader geological
knowledge to produce a three dimensional
picture of the subsurface reservoir rocks.
A.
Petroleum
geologist.
One way to find success in this person's field
would be to reconstruct former ice flow
directions to find the source of any gold particles
he finds.
D.
Exploration and
mining geologist.
Question 3
Please fill in the blanks in the following sentence. The three major types of
meteorites are [x], [y] and [z].
Specified Answer for: x
iron
Specified Answer for: y
stony-iron
Specified Answer for: z
stony
Question 4
Please fill in the blanks in this paragraph:
The Burgess Shale is exposed in Yoho National Park in the Canadian
Rocky Mountains and contains some of the world’s most important [a].
They lived around [b] years ago and consist of a remarkable assemblage of
arthropods, sponges, mollusks, worms and some of the earliest chordates.
This diverse and spectacular assemblage has allowed scientists to learn a
great deal about the evolution of complex life forms during the ‘[c]
explosion’.
Specified Answer for: a
fossils
Specified Answer for: b
540
Specified Answer for: c
cambrian
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