EVPP 110 Lecture - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonics - Student - Fall 2010

EVPP 110 Lecture - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonics - Student - Fall 2010

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EVPP 110 Lecture EVPP 110 Lecture Instructor: Dr. Largen Instructor: Dr. Largen Physical Environment: Physical Environment: Plate Tectonics Plate Tectonics
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Topics Topics development of theory of plate tectonics plate tectonics earthquakes volcanoes
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plates Composition Movement Mechanism Rate Type of movement/boundary
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plates consist of pieces of lithosphere
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plate movements Mechanism Convection in asthenosphere
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plate movements Rate
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plate movements Types of movement/boundaries divergent convergent transform
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plate boundary types divergent movement result Uppermost Mantle Asthenosphere Lithosphere
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plate boundary types divergent oceanic – oceanic divergent Produces mid-ocean ridges (i.e. Mid-Atlantic Ridge)
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plate boundary types Divergent continental – continental divergent Produces rift valley/zone (i.e. Great Rift Valley )
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Animation of divergent boundary at http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/co
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Plate tectonics Plate tectonics Plate movements Types of movement/boundaries divergent convergent transform
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EVPP 110 Lecture - Physical Environment - Plate Tectonics - Student - Fall 2010

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