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BUCAS ES 351Andrew KurtzSpring

CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Younger Dryas, Oxygen-18, Laurentide Ice Sheet

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26 Apr 2019
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Climate was different 21,000 years ago cause of the northern hemisphere ice sheet and lower greenhouse gases. Deglaciation at 10,000 years ago was mark
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CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Ocean Current, Subtropics, Aea

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24 Mar 2019
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The flooding separated the land into even smaller sections. A lot of marine limestones deposited by the high seas during this time are common around th
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CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Ice Rafting, Oxygen-18, Continental Margin

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25 Mar 2019
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Chapter 7: from greenhouse to icehouse: the last 50 million years. As climate cools, mountain glaciers and large ice sheets form. In the southern hemis
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CAS ES 351 Chapter 5: Plate Tectonics and Long-Term Climate

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24 Mar 2019
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Chapter 5: plate tectonics and long-term climate change. The critical reason continents and ocean basins move is because of the way layers of rock beha
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CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Shortwave Radiation, Flat Earth, Subtropics

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10 Feb 2019
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Much of the incoming radiation from the sun consists of visible light at wavelengths between. Some uv rays also enter earth"s atmosphere but these do n
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CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Faint Young Sun Paradox, Silicate Minerals, Clay Minerals

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23 Mar 2019
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Sun was fainter earlier, but it continues to get brighter over the years. After the first half-billion years of earth, we get a record of climate from
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CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Laurentide Ice Sheet, Ice Rafting, Atlantic Ocean

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26 Apr 2019
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Greenland ice cores show two signals of interest: Local air temp is the primary control for the signals preserved in ice sheets. Dansgaard-oeschger osc
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BUCAS ES 351Andrew KurtzSpring

CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Ice Rafting, Last Glacial Maximum, Jet Stream

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26 Apr 2019
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The last glacial maximum was how it was because of lower co2, larger ice sheets, and changes in seasonal insolation. Summer and winter insolation level
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BUCAS ES 351Andrew KurtzSpring

CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Orbital Eccentricity, Milankovitch Cycles, Oxygen-18

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26 Apr 2019
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When temps are really low, air carries little water vapor so rates of ice accumulation are low. Calving (shedding of icebergs to the ocean after breaki
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CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Winter Solstice, Ellipse, Axial Tilt

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26 Apr 2019
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All throughout time, earth"s tilt remains the same. Its earth"s changing position in space that give us variations in solar radiation. So earths positi
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CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Oxygen-18, Sintering, Foraminifera

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26 Apr 2019
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The oldest ice sits under the middle of an ice sheet. There are dust layers that are deposited during cold, dry, windy winters. Layer count method work
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CAS ES 351 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Deep Time

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1 Feb 2019
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Climate: broad composite of the average condition of a region, measured by its temperature, amount of rainfall or snowfall, snow and ice cover, wind di
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