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Planet Earth Neitzke-Adamo Exam 1 Review The Scientific method Theory vs. Hypothesis Heliocentric Geocentric Doppler Effect Red Shift Big Bang Formation of light and heavy elements Formation of Universe Accretionary Disk Planetesimals Formation of Earth Formation of layers Formation of Moon Meteorites Terrestrial Planets Gaseous/ Jovian Planets Most abundant elements in Earth and Crust Mantle Xenoliths Density of the Earth Mohorovicic Discontinuity (Moho) Geothermal Gradient Crust Mantle Outer Core Inner Core Oceanic Crust Continental Crust Lithosphere Asthenosphere Plate Tectonics Alfred Wegener Continental Drift Evidence for Drift Harry Hess Earth’s Magnetic Field Dipole Paleomagnetism Apparent Polar Wander Ridges vs. Trenches Spreading Subduction Rate of Plate Movement Relative Densities of
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Unformatted text preview: layers Active Margins Passive Margins Divergent Boundaries Convergent Boundaries Transform/Strike-Slip Boundaries Ophiolites Rifting Drifting Mid-Ocean Ridge Pangea New Jersey Rifting Age of Ocean Floor Benioff Zone Ocean-Ocean collision Ocean-Continent Collision Continent-Continent Collision Continental Arc Island Arc Accretionary Wedge Convection Slab Pull Ridge Push Uniformitarianism James Hutton Relative Dating Absolute Dating Principle of Superposition Principle of Original Horizontality Principle of Original Continuity Principle of Cross-cutting relationships Principle of Inclusions Unconformity Angular Unconformity Hiatus Principle of Faunal Succession Index Fossils Geologic Time Scale Radiometric Dating Half Life Other absolute dating techniques Age of the Earth...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course GEOL 100 taught by Professor Neitzke during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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