Energy_Resources_Study_Guide_-_GEOL_1001

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Energy Resources Study Guide – GEOL 1001.4 Spring 2009 Terms to know and understand: Fossil fuels Hydrocarbons Alternative Hydrocarbons Porosity/Permeability Geothermal Energy Some important questions to examine: Arguably the most important source of energy on Earth is photosynthesis – what is this? What are the broad areas of energy resources tied to this process?
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Unformatted text preview: What role does temperature play in the development of oil and gas? How do the formation of oil and coal differ? What are the four key geological steps that lead to forming an economic deposit of oil and gas? How long does the Oil Age last? What comes next?...
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