Ch2_PlateTect_Notes

Ch2_PlateTect_Notes - b. Continent-ocean c....

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Geol 101, Sect. 01 4/28/10 Lecture 2-Plate Tectonics I. Continental Drift A. An old, discarded idea 1. Eduard Suess 2. Alfred Wegener B. New evidence for drift 1. WWII 2. The Cold War II. Plates and Boundaries A. Plates B. Three types of boundaries 1. Divergent 2. Convergent a. Ocean-ocean
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Unformatted text preview: b. Continent-ocean c. Continent-continent 3. Transform C. Tectonics on a sphere III. Rates and Motions A. Seafloor magnetic reversals B. Hotspots C. Relative plate velocity D. Geodesy IV. Plate Reconstruction V. Tectonic driving forces...
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