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GY 111 "Word/Concept List" For Lecture Test Two (2011) Be familiar with these terms, multiple terms and/or concepts. You will see some of them in the definition and compare and contrast components of the up-coming Lecture test. They are not the only things that you are responsible for on the exam. Multiple answer, fill-in-the-blanks and essay questions will require comprehensive study of your lecture notes and web lecture notes. Use of a text book (hardcopy or electronic) during studying is not required, but may prove valuable for some students. A, B, C, O horizons Chemical weathering (hydrolysis, dissolution, oxidation) Physical weathering (frost wedging, exfoliation, spherical weathering) pedalfer. Pedocal, laterote regolith, soil compaction evaporite minerals longshore current/drift orbicular flow pointbar shelf stream capacity wave base superposition (principle of)
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Unformatted text preview: alluvial fan barrier island beach delta floodplain aquifer, aquicludes, aquitard Karst Eons (Archean, Proterozoic, Phanerozoic) Eras (Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic) Periods (know all of them in order deformation (Permanent, elastic, brittle, ductile) elastic limit stress (compression, tension, shear) strike and dip fold (syncline, anticline, monocline, recumbent) GY 111 Essay Question For Lecture Test Two In addition to this word list, I present you with one of the 3 essay questions that will appear on the next lecture test. 1) Discuss one of the following depositional environments: Alluvial fans beach meandering rivers In your answer (which must have good illustrations ) make sure you discuss the major processes that control sedimentation as well as the rock types that are deposited in the environment you have selected to discuss....
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