GEOL 240 2010 MT 1 review sheet

GEOL 240 2010 MT 1 review sheet - GEOL 240 Earthquakes...

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GEOL 240 Earthquakes Mid-Term 1 Study Guide – Major Topics Covered So Far Note : This is not meant to be a comprehensive list. It is just designed to remind you of the major points that we’ve discussed thus far. It is by no means complete, so study your notes in detail, and remember that it is always a good idea to share notes with your colleagues in class. Aug 26 Where Earthquakes Occur and Why - Plate Tectonics powers of 10, age of earth and solar system, carbonaceous chondrites, radioactive decay dating, half life, paradigm shift, global earthquake distribution, relationship between bathymetry and eqs, Wadati-Benioff zones, island arcs _______________________________________________________________________ Aug 31 Plate Tectonics - The Evidence lithosphere vs. aesthenosphere, examples of spreading centers (mid-Atlantic ridge, East African rift, East Pacific Rise), Olduvai Gorge and early Hominids, eq occurrence along ridge crests, failed rifts (Niger River, Mississippi embayment and New Madrid eqs);
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