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Mountain Building and Geologic Structures

Mountain Building and Geologic Structures

Mountain Building and Geologic Structures. Can you name these mountains?. Caledonians. Urals. Appalachians. Alps. Rocky Mountains. Himalayas. Andes Urals Appalachians Caledonians Great Dividing Range Himalayas Alps Rockies. Andes. Great Dividing Range.

By sherlock_clovis
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Volcanoes

Volcanoes

Volcanoes. Volcano A vent in the crust of the earth or another planet from which usually molten or hot rock and steam issue or a hill or mountain composed wholly or in part of the ejected material . Why do volcanoes erupt?. Magma

By LeeJohn
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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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DECEMBER 2004 INDIAN OCEAN EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI

DECEMBER 2004 INDIAN OCEAN EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI

DECEMBER 2004 INDIAN OCEAN EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI. BASIC CONCEPTS: RIGID PLATES. Earth's outer shell made up of ~15 major rigid plates ~ 100 km thick Plates move relative to each other at speeds of a few cm/ yr (about the speed at which fingernails grow)

By Rita
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A Bit of Review…

A Bit of Review…

A Bit of Review…. As sung by Dr. Richard Alley The Pennsylvania State University. A Bit of Review: Almost everything we’ve done, a few things we’ll do, a couple things we’ll miss, and some editorial comments in the chorus and the last verse that you don’t need to know.

By vera
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Tectonics, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: Japan 2011

Tectonics, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: Japan 2011

Tectonics, Earthquakes and Tsunamis: Japan 2011. Andy.Bach@wwu.edu. Crust 43 miles or 70 km thick Sial = silica and aluminum – light Sima = silica and magnesium – heavy Isostasy = sial crust float atop sima mantle. Fig. 8.2. sima. sial. p = density g/cm 3. sima. Continental drift

By ramona
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How and why does subduction occur?

How and why does subduction occur?

How and why does subduction occur?. Convergence One plate sinks beneath the other Dense oceanic crust sinks into mantle. What and where is the Wadati-Benioff zone?. Inclined array of earthquakes at subduction zone Correspond to upper edge of plate. How is magma produced at arcs?.

By macayle
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Magnitude 8.9 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN Friday, March 11, 2011 at 05:46:23 UTC

Magnitude 8.9 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN Friday, March 11, 2011 at 05:46:23 UTC

Magnitude 8.9 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN Friday, March 11, 2011 at 05:46:23 UTC . Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday. This is one of the largest earthquakes that Japan has ever experienced. . .

By meagan
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SEISMOLOGY

SEISMOLOGY

SEISMOLOGY. (All shook up.). Earthquakes can be frightening events . (Click on left image for short video.). Earthquakes. Usually happen near faults. (What are faults?) Many faults are near plate boundaries, but they can be anywhere and everywhere.

By taryn
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Knowledge-Based Discovery: Using Semantics in Machine Learning

Knowledge-Based Discovery: Using Semantics in Machine Learning

Knowledge-Based Discovery: Using Semantics in Machine Learning. Bruce Buchanan Joe Phillips University of Pittsburgh. buchanan @ cs.pitt.edu josephp @ cs.pitt.edu. Intelligent Systems Laboratory. Faculty: Bruce Buchanan, P.I., John Aronis

By kairos
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Volcanoes

Volcanoes

Volcanoes. volcanism : any activity that includes the movement of magma toward the surface of the Earth volcano : place where magma reaches the surface. magma : liquid, molten rock underground lava : magma that reaches the surface lost gas, gained rock. Major Volcanic Zones.

By hagop
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EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS

EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS

EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS. THE EXPLORATION TASK. INITIAL DATA GATHANAL AND PROJECT PLANING FOR A FRONTIER TREND. PLAN EXPLORATION APPROACH FOR A MATURE TREND. DEVELOP PLAY PROSPECT FRAMEWORK. NEW DATA GATHERING FOR A FRONTIER TREND. GATHER DATA FOR A MATURE TREND.

By leopold
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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 tana
(365 views)

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 lena
(148 views)

What is the rock cycle?

What is the rock cycle?

What is the rock cycle?. The Rock Cycle. Chapter 4 Pages 90-111. What is the Rock Cycle?. Process in which: A rock forms A rock changes from one type to another A rock forms again by processes on and in the Earth. Three Types of Rock. The three types of rock are: Sedimentary Igneous

By pavel
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SCIENTIFIC DRILLING OF THE MUTNOVSKY MAGMA-HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEM

SCIENTIFIC DRILLING OF THE MUTNOVSKY MAGMA-HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEM

SCIENTIFIC DRILLING OF THE MUTNOVSKY MAGMA-HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEM (KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA): TESTING THE MAGMA-HYDROTHERMAL CONNECTION. Alexey V. Kiryukhin 1 , J. Eichelberger and P. Izbekov 2 1 Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

By avery
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Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics (part 2)

Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics (part 2)

Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics (part 2). “an opening in the Earth’s crust through which an eruption takes place”. Volcanoes Three types. Cinder Cones . Cinder Cone. Inside a Cinder Cone. Cinder Cone. Steep sloped sides (angles close to 40 °)

By doctor
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Objectives

Objectives

Theory of Plate Tectonics. Objectives. Explain the theory of plate tectonics . Describe convection cells. Compare and contrast the three types of plate boundaries and the features associated with each. . Vocabulary. theory of plate tectonics divergent boundary rift valley

By abie
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Social Studies

Social Studies

Social Studies. Unit 2 Canada’s Physical Landscape. Introduction. Canada’s geography – its landforms and climate - has a great impact on Canadians’ sense of identity. Planet Earth. Movement of the Crust.

By kalli
(116 views)

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