Understand the concept of Geologic Time
Why we concerned with geologic time?
Method such as radioactive decay used to
assign dates to artifacts and rocks
Geologic Time Scale
Geologic laws such as superposition and
Deserts are areas of land that get little to no rainfall.
Greater Evaporation than precipation
Found at 30 degrees North and South
Form as a rain shadow
The desert is usually a region covered with sand
or rock, rather than grass or green plants.
Ground Water Fossil Water
The hydrologic cycle is a summary of the
circulation of Earths water supply
Processes involved in the hydrologic cycle
Metamorphism Means Change
The transition of one rock into another by
temperatures and/or pressures unlike those
in which it formed
Metamorphic rocks are produced from
HOW GREEN IS GREEN
Bud J. Benneman
Friends of Paiute Valley
Critical Habitat Fragmentation
Fast Tracking and Violation of NEPA
Destruction of Native American
Why Go Green?
Green House Emissions
Paramount CO2 CH4
Dependence on Foreign
Geology 105 Lecture Syllabus
Golden West College
Bud J. Benneman
Education B.S Geology, B.S Environmental Science, B.S. Economics M.S.
Hydrology-Water Resources Management.
Campus Phone 714-892-7711 Ex 52488
Paper Outline Due Wednesday October 21st
Posted on GWC Blackboard 9-14-15
Announced in class and illustrated on Wednesday16, 2015
1. Two (2) reviewed articles complete with a reference page.
2. Two but not more than five pages of text double or
1. Ontario, CA
7 km (4 miles) ESE of Ontario, CA.
2.2 Monday, November 30, 2015 at 1:26:40 PM (PST)
Monday, November 30, 2015 at 21:26:40 (UTC)
2.3 The magnitude of 1.1 - local magnitude (Ml). Depth 12.2 km (7.6 miles
Current California El Nio.
Coastal Nino phenomena are becoming an interesting topic of climate research
after the recent discovery of Ningaloo Nino off the west coast of
Australia and California Nin
Earthquake Internet Assignment 50 Points
Due Wednesday December 2nd, at the start of lecture
NO LATE ASSINGEMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED
Go to Regional Earthquakes in California and Nevada Index map .
Go to a