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04. vulcan_06 - VOLCANO OBJECTIVES 1) Know the definition...

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VOLCANO OBJECTIVES 1) Know the definition of a rock. Any solid mass of mineral, like matter that occurs naturally Coal and obsidian are accepted, but concrete and asphalt are not All rocks started by crystallizing out of liquid hot rock that is undergoing cooling. 2) Be able to draw and label the rock cycle. 3) Be able to identify these volcanic events given a description of their main characteristics: a. Mammoth Lakes California – ongoing Started in 1980’s CO2 coming out of the ground, could cause eruptions
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b. Mt. Pinatubo – 1990 Phillipine Islands : Ash and gas had an impact on climate and atmospheric chemistry worldwide. Average temperature dropped for the globe for two years. c. Lake Nyos – 1986 August 26 th , 1.700 people died. There was no eruption but a very small earthquake. 8,000 dead cattle as well. From CO2 and acidic gases released all at once. d. Hawaii – 1983 Mauna Loa, a shield volcano. Largest mountain in the world. Eruptive cycle started in 1983. e.
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course SYGN 101 taught by Professor Shorey during the Spring '08 term at Mines.

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