Deformation - Change that a rock body undergoes in volume or shape
Know the difference between elastic, plastic, and brittle deformation.
Elastic temporary or reversible once stress is released
Plastic permeant folding
Geol 303 Study Guide Extinctions, Impacts, and Volcano science
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Clay Layer: Thin layer of clay located at the KT stratigraphic boun
- Smallest particles of an element that gives the element all of its
- The structures of different types of atoms and how they join together
determine all the properties of matter that you can observe.
What makes up an atom?
of fossil records and geologic formations tell us
that now-separate continents were once joined together.
Arrives at theory of continental drift in 1915
What is weathering?
Refers to a group of
that change the
the rock or any object.
The breakdown of
rocks through the
What is the difference between the Doctrine of Catastrophism and the Doctrine of
Doctrine of Catastrophism: all large landforms on Earth were produced by catastrophic events
( this one came first)
Doctrine of Uniformitarianism: all of t
Geology 303 Study Guide Exam 1 (Introductory material and Plate Tectonics)
What is the difference between the Doctrine of Catastrophism and the Doctrine of Uniformitarianism?
Doctrine of Catastrophism All large landforms on Earth were produced by catas
Geology 303 Natural Disasters Lecture Notes
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Historic perspecti ve: Natural disasters shaped the Earth
How have humans changed their p
Ethnic: from the Greek ethnikos, or national.
identity with a group of people who share the
cultural traditions of a particular homeland or
identity with a group of people who share a
Agriculture is the deliberate
modification of the Earths surface
through cultivation of plants and
rearing of animals to obtain
sustenance or economic gain.
Origins of Agriculture
Subsistence & Commercial Agriculture
Distribution of More & Less Developed Countries
Obstacles to Development
Development: The process of improving the
material conditions of people through diffus
Origins of Industry
In the modern world, industry means the
manufacturing of goods in a factory.
Industrial activities certainly existed before
the modern world as cottage industry:
Home based (often family based).
Which state accounts for the greatest percentage of all U.S. earthquakes of
magnitude 3.5 and above?
The New Madrid earthquakes are apparently related to _ .
Earthquakes in Hawaii are mostly related to _ .
_ wave travel only through solids; on reaching liquid or gas, the _
wave energy is reflected back into rock or is converted to another form.
The San Andreas Fault in California is a _ strike-slip fault more than
800 miles long.
The early differentiation of the Earth into a mantle and a core was created by
The most famous and outspoken of the early proponents of continental drift was
The age of the Earth is about _ .
Which of the fo
_ in the Aegean Sea underwent an explosive series of eruptions around
1628 B.C.E. that buried the Bronze Age city of Akroitiri on Thera to depths of 70
A shield volcano has a great _ .
- Width compared to its
The Dead Sea and Sea of Galilee _ .
The largest earthquakes along western North America are due to subduction
beneath the continent. They include _ .
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In 1985, as a result of the Muchoacan earthquake man
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MAP EXCERISE 2
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Map Exercise 4
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