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Chapter 15

Chapter 15

Chapter 15. Geology and Nonrenewable Mineral Resources. Chapter Overview Questions. What major geologic processes occur within the earth and on its surface? What are nonrenewable mineral resources and where are they found? What are rocks, and how are they recycled by the rock cycle?

By Audrey
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The Earth’s Interior

The Earth’s Interior

The Earth’s Interior. Prepared by Betsy Conklin for Dr. Isiorho. Evidence from Seismic Waves. seismic reflection: the return of some of the energy of seismic waves to the earth’s surface after the waves bounce off a rock boundary

By Sophia
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Geology from Geo-neutrino Flux Measurements

Geology from Geo-neutrino Flux Measurements

Geology from Geo-neutrino Flux Measurements . Eugene Guillian / Queen’s University DOANOW March 24, 2007. Content of This Presentation. KamLAND: The Pioneering Geo-neutrino Detector Proved that geo-neutrinos can be detected, but under very unfavorable conditions

By topper
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Igneous Rocks: Born of Fire

Igneous Rocks: Born of Fire

Igneous Rocks: Born of Fire. General characteristics of magma. Igneous rocks form as molten rock cools and solidifies ( Ignis = fire) General characteristics of magma Parent material of igneous rocks Forms from partial melting of rocks Magma at surface is called lava.

By amaranta
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Basalts

Basalts

Basalts. Why study basalts? How are they classified? What are the significant differences chemical between terrestrial and extraterrestrial basalts? Summary models for origin of terrestrial and lunar basalts and basaltic achondrite meteorites.

By dash
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Earth’s Interior

Earth’s Interior

Earth’s Interior. Interior=inside. Geologist. A geologist is a scientist that studies the forces that shape earth’s surface 200 years ago was the start of geology Geology is fairly new. Rock. The material that forms Earth’s surface Geologists study rocks. Forces that shape Earth.

By jag
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HNRS 353 Astrobiology Chapter 4 - Earth - Bennett & Shostak

HNRS 353 Astrobiology Chapter 4 - Earth - Bennett & Shostak

HNRS 353 Astrobiology Chapter 4 - Earth - Bennett & Shostak. Lecture Notes for Chapter 4 FALL 2018 Dr. H. Geller. The Habitability of Earth. Geology and Life (4.1) Reconstructing the History of Earth and Life (4.2)

By kami
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Thermal structure of continental lithosphere from heat flow and seismic constraints: Implications for upper mantle compo

Thermal structure of continental lithosphere from heat flow and seismic constraints: Implications for upper mantle compo

Thermal structure of continental lithosphere from heat flow and seismic constraints: Implications for upper mantle composition and geodynamic models. Claire Perry GEOTOP-UQAM-McGill , Montreal, Canada. Stability of continental lithosphere. equilibrium between chemical and

By thiery
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Introduction to Shear Wave Splitting

Introduction to Shear Wave Splitting

Introduction to Shear Wave Splitting. Erin Elliott Guofeng Yuan February 26, 2010. Outline. Concept Definitions History Applications Common Misunderstandings Conclusions . What is Shear Wave Splitting?.

By muncel
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Building Earth’s Surface

Building Earth’s Surface

Building Earth’s Surface. An aerial view from the south of the eruption of Mount St. Helens volcano on May 18, 1980. Interpreting Earth’s Surface. Observations Today we noticed all kinds of aspects of Earth that seem to need an explanation.

By vaughan
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Layers of the Earth

Layers of the Earth

Layers of the Earth. Watch the movie trailer for Journey to the Center of the Earth. Identify characteristics that you think are true and those you think are not true. Be prepared to share. https:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQx2wLyagk4.

By sabine
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Earth’s Interior and Plate Tectonics

Earth’s Interior and Plate Tectonics

Earth’s Interior and Plate Tectonics. CHAPTER 4. Earth’s Composition:. Not just solid rock Distinct layers Each layer has certain physical properties. 3 Main Layers. Crust Mantle Core. Crust. Outermost layer 5 – 100 km thick Thinnest layer 2 types of crust < 1% of Earth’s mass.

By gerry
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Chapter 7 Earth Science

Chapter 7 Earth Science

Plate Tectonics. Chapter 7 Earth Science. Evidence for Continental Drift. If you look at a map of Earth’s surface, you can see that the edges of some continents look as though they could fit together like a puzzle. . Alfred Wegener proposed the hypothesis of continental drift.

By levi
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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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SUMMARY OF MANTLE TEMPERATURES

SUMMARY OF MANTLE TEMPERATURES

SUMMARY OF MANTLE TEMPERATURES. DON L. ANDERSON 2006. Bottom lines. Geophysical global estimates of mantle temperature are slightly higher and have a larger range than petrological estimates from mature spreading ridges (away from ‘plume influence’)

By kory
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Internal Structure of the Earth

Internal Structure of the Earth

Internal Structure of the Earth. Internal Structure (cont.). Crust – the outer, hardest layer of the lithosphere; continental crust (mostly granite, 2.7 g/cm³, 0-40 km) and oceanic crust (basalt 3.0 g/cm³, 0-10km)

By bryce
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The Layers of the Earth!

The Layers of the Earth!

The Layers of the Earth!. Earth Layers. The Earth is divided into four main layers. We will also deal with the Asthenospere; part of the upper mantle that allows the plates to move. Inner Core Outer Core Mantle Asthenosphere (Part of the upper mantle) Crust. The Crust.

By yeriel
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The Cosmological Source of Rocks & Minerals

The Cosmological Source of Rocks & Minerals

The Cosmological Source of Rocks & Minerals. Yes, we are all star dust. Even Gary! . References. “Before there was chemistry: The origin of the elements” by Neil Glickstein, online. JChemEd.chem.wisc.edu, Vol. 76 No 3 March 1999.

By amaryllis
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Evolution of a Cooling Planet

Evolution of a Cooling Planet

Evolution of a Cooling Planet. Magma ocean Thick buoyant crust Melting at base Heat pipes Eclogite at base Delamination Plate instability. *prior to all this is accretional zone refining & differentiation. The Earth started out HOT!.

By kaida
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Plate boundaries

Plate boundaries

Plate boundaries. Let’s refresh. The earth breaks up! One supercontinent called Pangea To become two continents: Laurasia and Gondwanaland. The structure of the earth. Can you remember?. The plates are CONVERGING. The plates are DIVERGING. The plates are SLIDING past each other.

By mora
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