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geo 3 - Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building(Chapter...

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Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building (Chapter 11) Know the basics of mountain building (orogeny) n Know the difference between joints and faults n Understand anticlines, synclines, basins, domes, etc. n Deep Time (Chapter 12) Know the difference between absolute and relative dates, and how they're determined. n Know the principles of original horizontality, cross-cutting relationships, inclusions, and baked contacts (e.g., Assignment #4) n Know each type of unconformity n Understand the law of superposition n Understand the principle of uniformitarianism n Why is radiocarbon dating only rarely applied in geological work? n Energy Resources (Chapter 14) What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources? n Know the basic fossil fuels n How and where are fossil fuels created and stored in Earth? n What is porosity and permeability, and how do they relate to storage of fossil fuels? n Where in the U.S. has Congress proposed storing nuclear waste?
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