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Climate Study Guide – GEOL 1001.4 Spring 2009 Terms to know and understand: Subtropical deserts Glaciations Loess Climate/vegetation belts Atmospheric circulation Some important questions to examine: What are glaciers? How fast do they move? What is a glacial retreat? What is the significance of grounded ice compared to sea ice regarding sea-level change?
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Unformatted text preview: Describe the way that the lithosphere responds to glaciations. Describe the Earth’s climate change over the past two million years. What are the components of the Milankovitch theory for climate change?...
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This document was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course GEOL 1003 at LSU.

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