Exam2_StudyGuide - Watershed Stream profile Base level...

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Key Ideas for Exam 2 Intrusive igneous bodies 2 main types of eruptions Viscosity and what controls it Types of volcanoes Plate tectonic settings of volcanoes What causes melting? Volcano status Hazards associated with volcanic eruptions Predicting eruptions Sediments Sedimentary rocks Weathering Physical (and examples) Chemical (and examples) What accelerates weathering? Weathering in different environments Erosion Agents Transport Deposition Lithification 4 types of sedimentary rocks Formation environments Grain size Sorting Rounding Mineralogy Sedimentary indicators Fossil preservation Stream formation Drainage patterns Drainage divide
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Unformatted text preview: Watershed Stream profile Base level River erosion Sediment load Meandering stream and its parts Location of deposits by grain size Braided stream Alluvial fan Delta Glacier formation Glacier location How glaciers move How glaciers cause erosion Glacial vs. stream-cut valley Fjord Hanging valley Glacial sedimentary deposits Glacial landforms Isostasy Beach landforms/profile Winter vs. summer beach Longshore drift Barrier islands Beach erosion % of Earth covered by oceans Ocean sediment sources Bathymetry of the ocean floor Landforms of the ocean floor...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course SCIENCE Planet Ear taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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