Environmental Geology - Resources
Geol 105, Spring 2017
1. What climate event followed the MWP?
Why was Times Beach, Missouri, evacuated in 1983?
a. Soils had become contaminated with dioxin
b. Soils were
29 February 2017
Geology Exam 2 Review
Hurricain Floyd in North Carolina. How did it cause so much water pollution?
How do we measure decaying organic matter and what measure do we use?
How have we la
27 February 2017
Exam 1 Review
Why is human population growth considered our biggest environmental problem? Could
it be we are straining resources and creating too much garbage?
What is exponential grow
Geol 314 Final Review Study guide
What is a formation?
- Fundamental unit of lithology
- Comparable lithology
- Correlate based on rock properties
- Correlate based on time
How are contacts between formations de
Geomorph Exam 3 Notes
Vertically accreted deposits
o overbank sediments and splay deposits are accumulated by
Laterally accreted depositso Sediments that are deposited by lateral movement of channel
o Point bars are
Geomorph Test bank 1
1) Loose Material that accumulates as a result of
mass movements is
is the model for slope evolution where the steepest part of the
slope maintains a constant angle and absolute length.
3) The collapse of a cavern
Geomorph exam 3 discussion questions
1. Describe the origin of glacial moraines and how one could determine (both
by location and composition) the sediment deposited in a moraine from
sediment deposited as glacial outwash.
a. Glacial moraines are mounds o
Geomorphology Test 1 notes
Aspects of geomorphology:
Differences in landforms caused by:
Geomorph- Study of earths surface environment