2, April 2012
Pallett Creek Trench
The purpose of this exercise was to be able to determine the youngest layer and oldest
layer the fault offsets, fill in the data table based on the layers and determine t
Geology 103 Prelab
Task Read pages 89-97 in the Reading Part 1 and answer the following questions:
1. What is the difference between lava and magma?
2. Igneous rocks come from the cooling of liquid lava or magma. Define:
16, April 2012
In this lab write-up, I will examine figure 8.18 of a surface mine in northeastern
Pennsylvanias anthracite coal mining district. After careful observation, I will be
23, April 2012
This report is to compare and contrast The Truckee River at its flood stage in 1997 to how
the river was on the day of the lab.
The data collected from the flood of 1997
26, March 2012
The purpose of this exercise was to determine the rock name, parent rock, and
approximate metamorphic grade by observing the texture/foliation and mineral
Geology 101 PreLab Name: Dani Buckley
Metamorphic Rocks Section_
Task Read through the Metamorphic Rocks lab in Webcampus and answer the
1. What is a protolith?: A Protolith is the original rock as it existed prior to its
March 5, 2012
The purpose of this lab report is to find out how likely Mauna Kea, Hawaiis tallest
volcano, is to erupt again.
Some methods must be taken in order to find out how likely an eruption
Geology 103 Prelab Name: Dani Buckley
Sedimentary Rocks Section_
Task Read pages 109-118 in the Reading assignment and answer the following
(1) Define chemical weathering (1pt): Chemical weathering is the decomposition or
dissolution of Earth m
Go to figure 4.13 in Marshak.
1. Complete the following table of igneous rock names using figure 4.13.
(Half Domes Highest Point; http:/www.yosemitehikes.com/yosemite-valley/half-dome/galleryhighest-point.htm)
Half Dome is composed of plutonic igneous rock. The main minerals include granite, quartz,
plagioclase feldspar, diori
Geol 101 Section 1001
Lab Write Up #1
10 October, 2012
The Differences in Volcanoes
The purpose of this report was to research and identify the similarities between different types of
1. How does the Redshift relate to the Expanding Universe theory?
Redshift is a theory based around the Doppler Effect. As light moves away from the
naked eye, it appears to have a reddish tint. Also, a