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Unformatted text preview: EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE GEOL 201, FALL 2010 FOR EXAM 2, YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO: - Draw a schematic cross-section through the following tectonic settings, indicating the location and type of melting/magmatism, earthquakes, metamorphism, deformation and sedimentation: subduction zone, continental collision, continental rift, mid-ocean ridge . (***It would be wise to physically do this before coming to the exam***) - Define and describe the process of weathering. Describe physical and chemical weathering and provide multiple examples of each. - Name and describe the state (solid, liquid, gas), compositional (felsic, mafic, ultramafic, elements, etc) and mechanical characteristics (e.g., fluid or rigid) of the main layers of Earth. - Name and describe the three types or families of rocks, where they occur, and what they mean for big picture geology. - Name and describe the various features and processes of fluvial (river) and coastal depositional systems. Describe the relationships between: water depth and flow energy or flow velocity; water depth systems....
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- Fall '10