History_of_Earth_Study_Guide_-_GEOL_1001

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Age of Earth Study Guide – GEOL 1001.4 Spring 2009 Terms to know and understand: Biological extinction events Ice Ages and Snowball Earth Continental Growth Greenhouse Earth Pangaea Some important questions to examine: How has the composition of Earth’s atmosphere changed over time, and in response to what processes? Describe the range of sea-level change on Earth over the past 500 million years.
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Unformatted text preview: What are the consequences? What are the 6-8 major biological innovations that mark Earths history? What evidence do we have for major climate change oscillation over Earth history? Know the historical development of our genus Homo....
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