Exam 1 Review - GEOL1122 EXAM 1 REVIEW SHEET Spring 2010...

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GEOL1122 EXAM 1 REVIEW SHEET Spring 2010 Exam 1: Friday, September 24, 2010 Interlude D: Fossils and Evolution Fossil Paleontologist Nicholas Steno Robert Hooke William “Strata” Smith What kind of rocks contain fossils? Fossilization Be familiar with the 8 kinds of fossils: frozen/dried, amber/tar, preserved/replaced, permineralized, molds/casts, carbonized impressions, trace, chemical 4 Fossil Preservation Factors Preservation Potential What is an extraordinary fossil? Be able to identify trilobite, gastropod, bivalve, brachiopod, crinoid, ammonites/nautiloid Why is the fossil record incomplete? Extinction 4 Geologic factors that contribute to extinction Chapter 10: Deep Time James Hutton – the Father of Geology Relative/Numerical Age 7 Physical Principles for Defining Relative Age: be able to use these principles to identify the sequence of deposition in a simple cross-section Principle of Fossil Succession Unconformity 3 types of unconformities Stratigraphy/Stratigraphic Column
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