2. Ocean-Ocean Convergent Boundary
Trench Eruptions form volcanic
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melting of mantle
Slab releases water
Sketch oceanocean convergence, labeling the
processes in you
What is Geography?
study of where things are found on Earths surface and the reason for their location
What is Human Geography?
the study of the spatial and material characteristics of the human-made places and people found on Earths surface
how people ma
These problems are not due this
Thursday. Look over them and
work as you read through
chapters 1 and 2.
Mathematics for Geologists
Warm-up Part 2: Intro In-Class Problem Set
1) 33 x 34 _ (show in simplified form a
_ Name: _ Group Members: _ _ Geology 351 Mathematics for Geologists In-class worksheet
Problem 3.11 Stokes' law states that the viscosity at which a spherical particle suspended in a fluid settles is given by
2 p f gr 2 9
where v is the velocity of
Geol 351 - Geomath
Chapter 8 Problem Assignment
Part 1: Due next this Thursday (March 17)
8.13 Text problem
In problem 8.13 the thickness of the post rift sediments (S) deposited in a simple
extensional basin is approximated by the relationsh
Geol 351 Geomathematics: Chapter 9 Integral Calculus Estimating the cross-sectional area of a sedimentary deposit
Problem 9.7: The thickness of a sedimentary deposit varies as shown in the table below:
Distance (m) Thickness (m) 0 0 100 1 200 2 400 3 1000
Presentation Outline Computer Problem Set 1
Problems 2-11 & 2-12
a) Present the graph of Age versus Depth (5 points).
Label to note regions with different sedimentation rates.
b) Present your calculations. Organize them in a step by step fashion. Don
1. Given that y = xz, evaluate log(y).
2. Express log (xy/z) as a combination of logs of each
variable. Use at least two steps to develop your result.
3. Given that y = q log(r), simplify the expression 10y . Show
your steps and state the rules