Introductory Geology Lab
Final Exam Study Guide
This study guide is not comprehensive! You are responsible for everything covered during our lab periods. The best way to prepare
for the exam is to understand what you did in lab and why!
Anna Juel Barrineau
Environmental Geology Lab
a) The United States resides on a plate called the North American Plate
b) This plate consists of both continental and oceanic lithosphere.
c) The lithosphere of the Atlantic Ocean forms between
Purpose: To better understand the principles of the plate tectonics theory by applying them to the
past, present and future analysis of a theoretical planet.
Reading Assignment: Any passages on plate tectonics in readings
During this lab exer
The term sustainable society is commonly used to refer to the ideal situation where humans live within Earths capacity to
provide resources, such that the resources remain available for future generations. In order for society to become
Move the Cruise
College of Charleston Move the Cruise Club vs. Carnival Cruise Line
Presented to City Council
College of Charleston Move the Cruise Club Members:
Jessica Huch, Michelle Ginsberg, Zoe Merritt, Brendon Walsh
Specific Purpose: To persuade our
Cruise Line Port Survey
Please Circle your answer
Do you live in Charleston, SC (downtown peninsula)? Yes or no
Male, Female, Prefer not to answer?
Have you ever taken a vacation on a cruise ship?
(Please continue with question 3)
Charleston EarthQuake Public Announcement
Biology 103 Lab
Although Charleston was at some time in history, it is no longer on the edge of a tectonic
plate; yet it still feels the trembles of tectonic earthquakes from the interactions of tectonic plate
Geology 103 Final: Project Notes
What is the population of the country? 1.2 billion
Growth rate: 01.5
Surface Area: 9629091
Life expectancy at Birth: 70
Population undernourished: 24%
Population using improved drinking water sources: 92%
What is hydraulic fracking?
With with 9 out of 10 gas wells in the United States using hydraulic fracking, it is the most
common way in America for mining in gas wells. This process involves million of gallons of
water, sand and chemicals being
For a group that relies on its local environment for sustenance to succeed it must remain
sustainable which means that its population cannot exceed that which the environment
India has approximately 170 million hectares of
Introductory Geology 101/103 Lab
PRELAB 1: PLATE TECTONICS AND MAPS
Complete the following sections PRIOR to coming to class. No late assignments will be accepted.
Part 1: Latitude and Longitude
READ pages 176-182 (Chapter 8) in your