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UDGEOL107Madsen JohnFall

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

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14 Sep 2018
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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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13 Sep 2018
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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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29 Aug 2018
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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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UDGEOL105Claire O'NealWinter

GEOL105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Plate Tectonics, Coastal Erosion, Arctic Air

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31 May 2018
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12. 1 global change and earth system science: an overview. Two central goals for the earth sciences by preston cloud. Understand how earth works and ho
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GEOL107 Chapter 16: Chapter 16

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18 Oct 2018
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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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UDGEOL105Claire O'NealWinter

GEOL105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Downcutting, Overbank, Outburst Flood

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31 May 2018
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Streams and rivers only differ in size. Use the term stream for any body of water that flows in a channel. Drainage basin: the region drained by a sing
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Glacier Morphology, Varve, Rock Flour

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30 Sep 2018
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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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UDGEOL107Madsen JohnFall

GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Regolith, Slot Canyon, River Source

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16 Sep 2018
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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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UDGEOL107Madsen JohnFall

GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 20: Thrust Tectonics, Canadian Shield, Continental Crust

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9 Nov 2018
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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 19: Continental Drift, Seafloor Spreading, Mid-Ocean Ridge

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9 Nov 2018
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Chapter 19 plate tectonics - the unifying theory. Continental drift = idea that continents move freely over earth"s surface, changing their positions r
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GEOL107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 18: Echo Sounding, Reflection Seismology, Continental Rise

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19 Oct 2018
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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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15 Oct 2018
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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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