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PLATE TECTONICS

PLATE TECTONICS

PLATE TECTONICS. Nafisa Skeie. What is plate tectonics?. The build up of plates…?. Or is it the build up of food onto a plate…?. Geographically…. Plate: Large, rigid slab of Earth’s solid rock. + Tectonics: From the Greek root “to build”. Plate Tectonics =

By Philip
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Earth’s Interior

Earth’s Interior

Lithosphere. Upper Mantle. Asthenosphere. Mantle. Solid Inner Core. Liquid Inner Core. Crust. Earth’s Interior. Visual 2.1. Continental Plate (light). thick lithosphere beneath continents (~ 100 km). Oceanic Plate (heavy). continental crust. thin lithosphere under oceans

By daniel_millan
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Theory of Plate Tectonics

Theory of Plate Tectonics

Theory of Plate Tectonics. Plate Tectonics Plate Boundaries Causes of Plate Tectonics. Plate Tectonics. What is Plate Tectonics. The Earth’s crust and upper mantle are broken into sections called plates Plates move around on top of the mantle like rafts. What is the Lithosphere ?.

By emily
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Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics. The Driving Force of Earthquakes. Before we can understand earthquakes and their effects, we need to have a basic understanding of the driving force behind them, plate tectonics. Bent rails from 1976 Guatemalan earthquake. What is Plate Tectonics ?.

By dima
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How The Earth Works

How The Earth Works

How The Earth Works. The Solid Earth. Earth Systems. External Effects (Astronomical) Atmospheric Circulation Oceanic Circulation Hydrologic Cycle Rock Cycle Plate Tectonics. Earth Systems. Earth Systems. Earth Systems. Earth Systems. Earth Systems. Earth Systems. Earth Systems.

By azana
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4.5 The Theory of Plate Tectonics

4.5 The Theory of Plate Tectonics

4.5 The Theory of Plate Tectonics. Objectives. Explain the theory of plate tectonics Describe the three types of plate boundaries. . Engage/Explore . What is a plate? Think of other contexts in which the word is used. Metal plates that cover machinery Home plate in baseball,

By laddie
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Earth SC-202 Physical Geology

Earth SC-202 Physical Geology

Earth SC-202 Physical Geology. Instructor. Prof. Steven Dutch Office: LS 402 Phone: 465-2246 Email: dutchs@uwgb.edu Home Page: www.uwgb.edu/dutchs Office Hours MWF 10:30-11:30, TR 9:30-10:50. What is Physical Geology?. Erosion. Wind. Soils. Oceans. Glaciers. Water. Weathering.

By aziza
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Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Earthquakes. Chapter 5. Objectives . Describe how stress forces affect rock. Describe the types of faults, why faults form and where they occur. Describe how movement along faults changes Earth’s surface. . Have you experienced an earthquake?. Describe the event

By chenoa
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Mechanisms of crustal subsidence

Mechanisms of crustal subsidence

Mechanisms of crustal subsidence. Sedimentary basins Isostasy Basins due to stretching Basins due to cooling Basins due to convergence Basins due to tearing of crust. Principles of isostasy. Hawaiin seamount chain with flexed lithospheric lows. Basins due to stretching.

By jace
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4.5 The Theory of Plate Tectonics

4.5 The Theory of Plate Tectonics

4.5 The Theory of Plate Tectonics. Objectives. Explain the theory of plate tectonics Describe the three types of plate boundaries. . Engage/Explore . What is a plate? Think of other contexts in which the word is used. Metal plates that cover machinery Home plate in baseball,

By jenski
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PLATE BOUNDARIES

PLATE BOUNDARIES

B40c. PLATE BOUNDARIES. Seafloor Spreading and Continental Drift Combined. CONTINENTAL DRIFT to PLATE TECTONICS. PLATE TECTONICS. PLATE = piece of the lithosphere (crust and upper mantle) TECTONICS = movement plates are moving on the asthenosphere (fluid, lower mantle).

By sharlene
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Terrestrial Planets

Terrestrial Planets

Terrestrial Planets. Mercury. Similar Bodies. Moon. Mercury. Discovery Scarf. Scarf Formation. Movie. Caloris Basin. Mercury’s Interior. Mercury’s Formation. Mercury Formation. Venus. Sif Mons Active volcano. Coronae Collapsed volcanic domes. Pancake Volcanoes

By hina
(144 views)

Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Earthquakes. Seismic Waves in the Earth’s Crust. Earthquakes. An earthquake is a series of seismic waves or tremors in the earth’s crust. They are caused when pressure builds up at the edge of the plates as they collide or slide past one another.

By sora
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Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics. Presentation created by Robert L. Martinez Primary Content Source: McDougal Littell World Geography. The internal forces that shape the earth’s surface begin beneath the lithosphere . Rock in the asthenosphere is hot enough to flow slowly.

By toki
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Chapter 5: The Biogeochemical Cycles

Chapter 5: The Biogeochemical Cycles

Chapter 5: The Biogeochemical Cycles. Biogeochemical Cycles. A biogeochemical cycle is the complete path a chemical takes through the four major components of Earth’s system. Atmosphere Hydrosphere Lithosphere Biosphere. Chemical Reactions.

By odin
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What is an earthquake?

What is an earthquake?

What is an earthquake?. An earthquake is the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy Energy radiates in all directions from its source, the focus Energy moves like waves Seismographs record the event. Slinky, Rubber Band SEISMOGRAM Beaker, Wet Sand, Weight

By barr
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San Andreas Fault

San Andreas Fault

San Andreas Fault. Introduction. We live next to this fault It’s active It has a history of major earthquakes We had better know something about it ..so that we can better prepare. Features-1. Not recognized (in total) until ~1940

By horace
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Geology and Nonrenewable Resources Chapters 14 Living in the Environment , 16 th Edition, Miller

Geology and Nonrenewable Resources Chapters 14 Living in the Environment , 16 th Edition, Miller

Geology and Nonrenewable Resources Chapters 14 Living in the Environment , 16 th Edition, Miller. Advanced Placement Environmental Science Edited by Ms. Wilkins, Original slide show from La Canada High School Dr. E. A View of Earth. Earth’s four spheres Solid Earth Hydrosphere Atmosphere

By koren
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Susan Barton

Susan Barton

Earthquakes. And. Volcanoes. Susan Barton. Shaking and trembling of the earth’s crust. The waves travel in all directions More than 1,000,000 occur a year or one every 30 seconds Faulting is the most common cause Earthquakes continue until all the energy is used up

By geoff
(160 views)

Do you know what it means, to miss New Orleans, when that’s where you left your heart? Louis Armstrong

Do you know what it means, to miss New Orleans, when that’s where you left your heart? Louis Armstrong

Do you know what it means, to miss New Orleans, when that’s where you left your heart? Louis Armstrong. Robert A. Thomas Loyola University New Orleans http://www.loyno.edu/lucec October 5, 2005.

By dagan
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