Exam 3 Study Guide

Exam 3 Study Guide - P LANET EARTH with Prof. Lepre...

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PLANET EARTH with Prof. Lepre Textbook—“Earth: Portrait of a Planet” (by Stephen Marshak) REVIEW SHEET FOR TEST #3 Numbered items are vocabulary words listed at the end of each textbook chapter. Chapter 14 1. Anthracite coal: shiy black coal forms at temperatures betern 200 and 300 degrees C. A high- rank coal 2. Bituminous coal: dull, black intermediate- rank coal formed at temperatures between 100 and 200 C. 3. Hydrocarbon: a chain- like or ring- like molecule made of hydrogen and carbon atoms; petroleum and natural gas are hydrocarbons 4. Lignite: low- rank coal that consists of 50% carbon 5. Oil age: the period of human history, including our own, so named because the economy depends on oil. 6. Oil shale: shale containing kerogen. 7. Peat: compacted and partially decayed vegetation accumulating beneath a swamp. 8. Permeability: the degree to which a material allows fluids to pass through it via an interconnected network of pores and cracks 9. Porosity: the total volume of empty space (pore space) in a material, usually
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