Geology exam 1

Geology exam 1 - Physical Geology, Week 1 Lecture Outline...

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Physical Geology, Week 1 Lecture Outline Definition of Physical Geology o Processes o Materials Goals of the Class General introduction of topics Logistics of the course The Blue Planet Video o Water and land covering the earth’s surface o Sources of water o Processes shaping the surface of the earth Human influences and Environmental Issues o Population o Deforestation Four Spheres o Geosphere o Hydrosphere o Atmosphere o Biosphere Earth Processes o Hydrologic Cycle through the spheres Energy Sources Physical Geology, Week 2, Outline Carbon, Rock and Tectonic Cycles Scientific Method o Observations o Hypothesis o Tests o Predictions o Theory o Laws Hurricane Katrina and Physical Geology o Flooding, Watersheds, Mississippi River Solar system o Terrestrial and Volatile planets Nebular hypothesis Earth’s internal engine o Accretion, impacts o Compression o Fission
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Convection Solar energy, Fusion Differentiated Earth
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