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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Turbidity Current, Mass Wasting, Shear Force

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Movement in which bedrock, rock debris, or soil moves downslope in bulk, or as a mass, because of the pull of gravity. Includes movement so slow that i
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Hematite, Spheroidal Weathering, Feldspar

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Processes that change the physical and chemical character of rock at or near the surface. Water is necessary for chemical weathering to take place. The
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1.1-1.2: Pyroclastic Flow, Dynamite Entertainment, Mudflow

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Every manufactured object relies on earth"s resources. Economic systems of western civilization depend on abundant and cheap energy sources. Most of ea
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GEOL107 Chapter 16: Chapter 16

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A trembling or shaking of the ground caused by the sudden release of energy stored in the rocks beneath earth"s surface. The waves of energy produced b
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Regolith, Slot Canyon, River Source

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The interrelationship of the hydrosphere, geosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere. The movement and interchange of water between the ocean, atmosphere, an
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Glacier Morphology, Varve, Rock Flour

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A large, long-lasting mass of ice, formed on land that moves under its own weight. Develops as snow is compacted and recrystallized. Can develop an pla
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Calcite, Metamorphic Rock, Pressure Gradient

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Refers to the changes to rocks that take place in earth"s interior. Changes may be new textures, new mineral assemblages, or both. Capable of being ben
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 20: Thrust Tectonics, Canadian Shield, Continental Crust

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Chapter 20 mountain belts and the continental crust. Chains thousands of kilometers long composed of numerous mountain ranges. A group of closely space
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 18: Echo Sounding, Reflection Seismology, Continental Rise

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Widely accepted theory = began to form by accretion of small, cold chunks of rock and metal that surrounded the sun. As it grew it began to heat up bec
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Silt, Deflation, Alluvial Fan

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As moist air is forced up to pass over a mountain range, it expands and cools and loses moisture by condensation as it rises. Dry air coming down the o
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 21: Background Radiation, Global Warming Potential, Ocean Fertilization

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What the atmosphere is doing over short time scales. What you see when you go outside. The average weather pattern in a region over long periods of tim
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Breccia, Crystallization, Gypsum

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The collective name for loose, solid particles of mineral that originate from: Weathering and erosion or preexisting rocks (detrital sediments) Precipi
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