GS 100 Final Exam review sheet

GS 100 Final Exam review sheet - Mapping the sea floor...

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GS 100 Final Exam Final will be in the regular classroom on June 8 from 11:00-1:00. The exam will cover chapters 13, 15, 16 in Lutgens and Tarbuck. Format will be similar to the semester exams and the exam will count the same percentage as the other exams. Topics: Waves, beaches and coastal processes Origin and action of waves Wave energy and coastal erosion Coastal transport and deposition Beach structure and coastal landforms Emergent vs. submergent coasts Barrier island dynamics Role of storms Role of the ice ages in coastal deposition and sea level/land interaction Organic coastlines The Earth’s sea floor The age of sea floor Make-up and origin of the oceanic crust
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Unformatted text preview: Mapping the sea floor Drilling the oceanic sediments and crust Seamounts and hot spots Continental margins Abyssal plains Ocean ridges and volcanic processes Plate tectonics Plate boundaries and plate interactions Lithosphere and asthenosphere Origin of tectonic concepts Paleomagnetism Rifts on land Transform faults on land The driving forces of global tectonics Mountain building and the growth of continents Keep questioning what you see in nature, and hear in the daily news; and your geologic skills will increase and even multiply! Remember, “Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed”. It has been my pleasure to introduce geology to you....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2008 for the course GS 100 taught by Professor Leavell during the Spring '06 term at Ohio State.

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