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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Elastic-Rebound Theory, Seismology, Epicenter

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An earthquake occurs when the pieces of rock that make up the earth"s crust slip and move against each other. The areas where these pieces of the earth
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Bank Erosion, River Engineering, Distributary

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16. 1 earth as a system: the hydrologic cycle. Learning objectives: paths of the hydrologic cycle, hydrospheres major reservoirs. The hydrologic cycle
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Eurasian Plate, Scotia Plate, Pacific Plate

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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Depositional Environment, Arkose, Feldspar

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Investigate the significance of sedimentary rocks for investigating earth history. While underground igneous and metamorphic rock comprise 90 to 95 per
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 21: Permafrost, Hydrosphere, Water Cycle

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Learning objectives: major parts of climate system, connection between geology and climate. The climate system includes the atmosphere, hydrosphere, ge
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 18: Till, Glacier Morphology, Moraine

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A glacier is a thick mass of ice formed over thousands of years. Valley glaciers or alpine glaciers are in mountain valleys and they advance slowly. Ic
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Relative Dating, Proterozoic, Phanerozoic

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9. 1 creating a time scale relative dating principles. Identify how to assign numerical dates to sedimentary rocks: differentiate between numerical and
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Solifluction, Lahar, Earthflow

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Learning objectives: natural disasters caused by mass wasting, mass wasting in the formation of landforms. When describing mass wasting processes the t
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Pacaya, Hornblende, Continental Drift

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Geology is the study of the planet earth. The earth is dynamic and is constantly changing and has a complex history. This change can be violent and occ
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Arraignment, Feldspar, Vesicular Texture

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Igneous rock - this is rock that was formed as a result of the crystallization of magma. Magma - is a body of molten rock that is found in deep parts o
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Outer Core, Convection, Continental Crust

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12. 1 earth"s internal structure: the earth has three major layers; the crust, the mantle, and the core. These layers can be further divided into zones
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GEOSC 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 22: Snowball Earth, Supercontinent Cycle, Planetesimal

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Learning objectives: characteristics that make the earth different, suitability of the position of earth. Earth"s timing allowed for evolution of life
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