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8 terms
Introduction to Geology
physical geology
historical geology
biosphere
hydrosphere
A study of the materials that make up the planet and the proc…
A study of the origin and evolution of the planet.
Includes all life on Earth, living and dead
Includes all water on Earth, including glaciers and ice
physical geology
A study of the materials that make up the planet and the proc…
historical geology
A study of the origin and evolution of the planet.
57 terms
Introduction to Geology
Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
examines Earth materials and seeks to understand the many pro…
seeks an understanding of the origin of Earth and its develop…
Earth's landscapes were shaped primarily by catastrophes (Jam…
the physical, chemical, and biologic laws that operate today…
Physical Geology
examines Earth materials and seeks to understand the many pro…
Historical Geology
seeks an understanding of the origin of Earth and its develop…
15 terms
Introduction to Geology
geosphere
atmosphere
hydrosphere
biosphere
Contains all of the cold, hard solid land of the planet's cru…
Contains all the air in Earth's system.
Contains all the solid, liquid, and gaseous water of the plane
Contains all the planet's living things
geosphere
Contains all of the cold, hard solid land of the planet's cru…
atmosphere
Contains all the air in Earth's system.
44 terms
Introduction to Geology
Geology
Physical geology
Historical geology
Catastrophism
The science that pursues an understanding of the Earth.
Examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understan…
Understanding the origin of the Earth and its development thr…
Belief that Earth's landscapes were shaped primarily by great…
Geology
The science that pursues an understanding of the Earth.
Physical geology
Examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understan…
69 terms
Introduction to Geology
geology
physical geology
historical geology
science
the study of the Earth.The scientific study of the origin, hi…
that branch of geology concerned with understanding the compo…
the study of the composition, relative positions, etc., of ro…
the systematic knowledge of the physical or material world ga…
geology
the study of the Earth.The scientific study of the origin, hi…
physical geology
that branch of geology concerned with understanding the compo…
16 terms
Introduction to Geology
Astronomy
Control group
Data
Data analysis
The scientific study of the universe
The group that the experimental groups are compared to
Any and all information Ffor Example: graphs, charts, reading…
Process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling w…
Astronomy
The scientific study of the universe
Control group
The group that the experimental groups are compared to
37 terms
Introduction to Geology
geology
physical geology
historical geology
catastrophism
...
...
...
...
geology
...
physical geology
...
11 terms
Introduction Geology
True or False: Future natural disaster…
Natural Disaster
Natural hazard
Catastrophe Disaster
True
natural event that causes significant damage to life or prope…
natural process which poses threat to human life or property
natural event that kills or injures large numbers of people o…
True or False: Future natural disaster…
True
Natural Disaster
natural event that causes significant damage to life or prope…
46 terms
Introduction to Geology
Geology
Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Internal Process
Science that pursues an understanding of planet Earth
Examines the material composing the Earth and seeks to unders…
-Understand the origin of Earth and its development through t…
Occur beneath Earth's surface sometimes leading to the format…
Geology
Science that pursues an understanding of planet Earth
Physical Geology
Examines the material composing the Earth and seeks to unders…
14 terms
Introduction to Geology
What are geologic hazards? Provide exa…
What are geologic resources and how ar…
Why are geologic resources non-renewab…
Describe the earth's inner structure,…
tsunamis, earthquakes, eruptions
E + minerals + rock - soil/air/water, formed over millions ov…
They took millions of years to form
Most of Earth is solid, though it depends on temp, depth, pre…
What are geologic hazards? Provide exa…
tsunamis, earthquakes, eruptions
What are geologic resources and how ar…
E + minerals + rock - soil/air/water, formed over millions ov…
19 terms
Introduction to Geology
geology
Physical geology
Historical geology
Why is Earth a system? List examples
the scientific study of the Earth processes (origin and compo…
examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understan…
to understand the origin of the Earth and its development thr…
Earth is a system because each parts or spheres work together…
geology
the scientific study of the Earth processes (origin and compo…
Physical geology
examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understan…
12 terms
Geology Introduction
Fossils
Rock Cycle
Igneous
Metamorphic
Preserved trace/evidence of once-living organisms (usually fo…
The process by which one rock type changes into another rock…
Forms from the cooling of magma (melted/liquid rock). <<Examp…
Forms when rock is changed by heat and pressure. <<Ex: Gneiss…
Fossils
Preserved trace/evidence of once-living organisms (usually fo…
Rock Cycle
The process by which one rock type changes into another rock…
9 terms
Introduction to Geology
Geology
physical geology
historical geology
hypothesis
The study of earth
material and processes
origin and evolution and life forms
a tentative explanation (first guess)
Geology
The study of earth
physical geology
material and processes
11 terms
Introduction to Geology
Earth Science
What is Geology ?
What are the two branches of geology ?
What is Physical Geology?
The study of earth's entirety and how the different spheres i…
The study of earth's process, materials, history and effects…
Physical ... Historical
understanding process and materials
Earth Science
The study of earth's entirety and how the different spheres i…
What is Geology ?
The study of earth's process, materials, history and effects…
32 terms
Introduction to Geology
What is environmental geology?
What are the 4 obvious "spheres" compr…
Hypothesis
Theory
use of geologic info to use the Earth appropriately and minim…
Hydrosphere: Water... Atmosphere: Air... Lithosphere/geosphere: Lan…
tentative, causal, untested explanation for natural phenomena…
A well tested and widely accepted view that the scientific co…
What is environmental geology?
use of geologic info to use the Earth appropriately and minim…
What are the 4 obvious "spheres" compr…
Hydrosphere: Water... Atmosphere: Air... Lithosphere/geosphere: Lan…
38 terms
Essentials of Geology and Introduction
geo
logos =
Physical geology
Historical geology
= earth
discourse
examines the materials that make up our Earth and studies the…
examines the origin of Earth and its development through time
geo
= earth
logos =
discourse
17 terms
Geology - introduction
Advection
Conduction
Convection
Convection cells
When a hot fluid flows into cracks and pores within a solid a…
the process by which heat or electricity is directly transmit…
the movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter…
a self-contained convective zone in a fluid in which upward m…
Advection
When a hot fluid flows into cracks and pores within a solid a…
Conduction
the process by which heat or electricity is directly transmit…
35 terms
geology introduction
Geology
Harrison Smith
rock
minerals
the study of planet earth... materials in which it is made, the…
the only geologist to go to different planet to study rocks (…
and aggregate of minerals
naturally occuring crysalline solids that have definite physi…
Geology
the study of planet earth... materials in which it is made, the…
Harrison Smith
the only geologist to go to different planet to study rocks (…
15 terms
Introduction to Geology
Geology
Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Archaeology
study of Earth's composition and structure of its past and an…
deals with materials that makeup the Earth
deals with history of Earth
deals with recovery and interpretation of man's past
Geology
study of Earth's composition and structure of its past and an…
Physical Geology
deals with materials that makeup the Earth
Introduction to Geology
Geology
Oceangraphy
Meteorology
Astronomy
Study of Earth
study of the Ocean
study of the atmosphere and processes that produce weather
study of the Universe
Geology
Study of Earth
Oceangraphy
study of the Ocean
26 terms
Introduction to Geology
Geology
Crust
Discontinuity
Moho
The study of the structures, materials, and processes of the…
The relatively solid outermost layer of the earth.
In general, a sharp change in measured quantity as one crosse…
The boundary between the earth's crust and mantle.
Geology
The study of the structures, materials, and processes of the…
Crust
The relatively solid outermost layer of the earth.
20 terms
Introduction to Geology
Geology
Hypothesis
Experiment
Inferences
A branch of science that deals with the Earth.
An idea based on evidence that requires testing.
A test of materials and or hypothesis.
Ideas that are justified with evidence.
Geology
A branch of science that deals with the Earth.
Hypothesis
An idea based on evidence that requires testing.
20 terms
introduction to geology
Geology helps us to avoid geologic haz…
Geology helps supply the things we nee…
geology helps protect the
Geology helps us understand
Earthquakes, Volcanoes, landslides, floods.
Energy, metals, building materials, gems, and renewable resou…
environment
our surroundings
Geology helps us to avoid geologic haz…
Earthquakes, Volcanoes, landslides, floods.
Geology helps supply the things we nee…
Energy, metals, building materials, gems, and renewable resou…
41 terms
Geology Introduction
Geology
Geolotic Time... 1 second =
Physical Geology
Why do we study Geology?
study of the origination and change of the physical and biolo…
thousands of years
study of the origination and change of the PHYSICAL parameter…
GER... science... Geologic Hazards... Resources
Geology
study of the origination and change of the physical and biolo…
Geolotic Time... 1 second =
thousands of years
Introduction to Geology
Environmental geology and why its impo…
What is the current growth rate of the…
What is the current population of the…
What is sustainability?
The application of geologic information to solve societal and…
1.4%
Greater than 6 billion
The concept of development that assures future generations wi…
Environmental geology and why its impo…
The application of geologic information to solve societal and…
What is the current growth rate of the…
1.4%
33 terms
Introduction to Geology
sustainable development
What is geology?
What are the roles of a geologist?
On average, citizens of the United Sta…
development that meets the needs of the present without compr…
It is the scientific study of our planet:... -Earth's history... -E…
-find and manage natural resources ... -understand Earth process…
much more
sustainable development
development that meets the needs of the present without compr…
What is geology?
It is the scientific study of our planet:... -Earth's history... -E…
24 terms
Introduction to Geology Ch. 1
system
geologic time
science
not science
a set of interacting parts that form a whole
from the formation of the earth until now... - about 4.6 billion…
the gathering of facts and drawing a conclusion from those fa…
that which is not testable and varies among individuals (opin…
system
a set of interacting parts that form a whole
geologic time
from the formation of the earth until now... - about 4.6 billion…
42 terms
Chapter 1: Introduction to Geology
Abyssal plain
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Catastrophism
very level area of the deep ocean floor, usually lying at the…
the gaseous portion of a planet, the planet's envelope of air…
the totality of life forms on earth
the concept that earth was shaped by catastrophie events of a…
Abyssal plain
very level area of the deep ocean floor, usually lying at the…
Atmosphere
the gaseous portion of a planet, the planet's envelope of air…
16 terms
Introduction to Geology 1
geology
geologic time scale
Age of the Earth
geologist
the study of the formation of Earth, its geologic features an…
a scale that looks at major events (like extinctions) in Eart…
4,560,000,000 years. or 4.56 x 10^9 years or 4.56 billion yea…
a scientist that studies the formation of Earth, its geologic…
geology
the study of the formation of Earth, its geologic features an…
geologic time scale
a scale that looks at major events (like extinctions) in Eart…
39 terms
Geology Ch. 1: Introduction to Geology
physical geology
historical geology
environmental geology
internal processes
study of materials and processes (minerals and rocks)
study of evolution/origin of Earth and development through time
study of the interaction of man and geology
occur beneath Earth's surface, some are brought to the surfac…
physical geology
study of materials and processes (minerals and rocks)
historical geology
study of evolution/origin of Earth and development through time
Ch. 1: An Introduction to Geology
Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Uniformitarianism
Hydrosphere
Examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understan…
Strives to establish an orderly chronological arrangement of…
Principle that is a pillar of geology today. It states that t…
A dynamic mass of water that is continually on the move, evap…
Physical Geology
Examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understan…
Historical Geology
Strives to establish an orderly chronological arrangement of…
53 terms
Geology Ch. 1: Introduction to Geology
Which of the four spheres of Earth is…
The Principle of ________ states that…
What is the accepted age of the Earth?
What percentage of the Earth is covere…
Geosphere
Uniformitarianism
4.6 billion years old
71%
Which of the four spheres of Earth is…
Geosphere
The Principle of ________ states that…
Uniformitarianism
1 An Introduction to Geology
geology
physical geology
historical geology
catastrophism
the science that examines Earth, its from and composition, an…
a major division of geology that examines the materials of Ea…
a major division of geology that deals with the origin of Ear…
the concept that Earth was shaped by catastrophic events of a…
geology
the science that examines Earth, its from and composition, an…
physical geology
a major division of geology that examines the materials of Ea…
Introduction to Geology Chapter 1
Asthenosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
catastrophism
A subdivision of the mantle situated below the lithosphere. T…
The gaseous portion of a planet; the planet's envelope of air…
The zone of Earth in which life exists including land, water,…
The concept that Earth was shaped by catastrophic events of a…
Asthenosphere
A subdivision of the mantle situated below the lithosphere. T…
atmosphere
The gaseous portion of a planet; the planet's envelope of air…
13 terms
geology Laboratory introduction
what are the four major layers the ear…
the crust is composed of __ different…
the continental crust is composed of t…
continental crust ranges from _km to _…
1) the crust... 2) the mantle... 3) the outer core... 4) the inner core
2 ; continental crust & oceanic crust
granite
8km to 35km
what are the four major layers the ear…
1) the crust... 2) the mantle... 3) the outer core... 4) the inner core
the crust is composed of __ different…
2 ; continental crust & oceanic crust
31 terms
intro to geology Exam 1 (an introduction to geology)
Geology
Differences between Physical and Histo…
Differences between catastrophism and…
The Nature of Scientific Inquiry
The study of earth (earth, soil, dirt and land)
*Physical: properties and processes. Description of earth mat…
Earth has been affected in the past by sudden, short-lived, v…
It is based on the assumption, that the natural world behaves…
Geology
The study of earth (earth, soil, dirt and land)
Differences between Physical and Histo…
*Physical: properties and processes. Description of earth mat…
58 terms
1 An Introduction to Geology
geology
physical geology
historical geology
catastrophism
the science that examines Earth, its from and composition, an…
a major division of geology that examines the materials of Ea…
a major division of geology that deals with the origin of Ear…
the concept that Earth was shaped by catastrophic events of a…
geology
the science that examines Earth, its from and composition, an…
physical geology
a major division of geology that examines the materials of Ea…
33 terms
Geology Unit 1: Introduction
The age of the Earth, as determined th…
The radioactive gas that may be found…
The asteroid belt lies mainly between…
The solar system is part of this Earth…
4.5 to 4.6 billion years
radon
Mars and Jupiter
exosphere
The age of the Earth, as determined th…
4.5 to 4.6 billion years
The radioactive gas that may be found…
radon
43 terms
1 An Introduction to Geology
geology
physical geology
historical geology
catastrophism
the science that examines Earth, its from and composition, an…
a major division of geology that examines the materials of Ea…
a major division of geology that deals with the origin of Ear…
the concept that Earth was shaped by catastrophic events of a…
geology
the science that examines Earth, its from and composition, an…
physical geology
a major division of geology that examines the materials of Ea…
15 terms
GEOENG (Introduction to Geology)
Geology
Benefits of geology
Earth Compoments
Two Engines of the Earth
-is the science of rocks, minerals, soils, and subsurface wat…
-Provide guide in the use of natural resources.... -Provide know…
-Atmosphere... -Biosphere... -Geosphere... -Hydrosphere
-Internal and External both of which are heat related and mec…
Geology
-is the science of rocks, minerals, soils, and subsurface wat…
Benefits of geology
-Provide guide in the use of natural resources.... -Provide know…
16 terms
An Introduction to Geology
The Science of Geology:
The Development of Geology
The Nature of Scientific Inquiry
A View of Earth
Geology is the science that pursues an understanding of plane…
The nature of Earth has been a focus of study for centuries.…
* Hypothesis—a tentative (or untested) explanation.... * Theory—…
Earth's four spheres are:... * Hydrosphere—the water portion.... *…
The Science of Geology:
Geology is the science that pursues an understanding of plane…
The Development of Geology
The nature of Earth has been a focus of study for centuries.…
26 terms
Chapter 13: Introduction to Geology
Geology
Crust
Discontinuity
Mohorovicic Discontinuity (Moho)
The study of the earth, its composition, processes, and history
The relatively solid outermost layer of the earth
In general, a sharp change in a measured quantity as one cros…
The boundary between the earth's crust and mantle. It varies…
Geology
The study of the earth, its composition, processes, and history
Crust
The relatively solid outermost layer of the earth
20 terms
Chapter 1 Introduction to Geology
Glacier Ice is a mineral not regular f…
No, reason because it does not have an…
Protons, Neutrons, and electrons.
Combination of Atoms.
Is ice a mineral?
Is glass a mineral?
What are the Subatomic particles?
What is a molecule?
Glacier Ice is a mineral not regular f…
Is ice a mineral?
No, reason because it does not have an…
Is glass a mineral?
20 terms
Chapter 1 :An Introduction to Geology
ancient greece
uniformitarianism
4.6 billion years
James Hutton
a culture recorded the earliest writings about topics such as…
the physical, chemical, and biological processes at work shap…
the age of the Earth
an important eighteenth-century geologist who developed the c…
ancient greece
a culture recorded the earliest writings about topics such as…
uniformitarianism
the physical, chemical, and biological processes at work shap…
38 terms
An Introduction to Geology
What are the most prominent features o…
What theory proposes that the bodies o…
What material is thought to form the c…
Which one of the following statements…
Mid-oceanic ridges
Nebular theory
Solid iron-nickel alloy
Sedimentary rocks may weather to form igneous rocks.
What are the most prominent features o…
Mid-oceanic ridges
What theory proposes that the bodies o…
Nebular theory
20 terms
Geology 303 Earthquakes Introduction
Earthquake
Hypocenter (Focus)
Epicenter
Top EQ Worldwide
vibration of the earth produced by rapid release of energy -…
the location inside the crust where the EQ is initiated
the location on the surface directly above the focus
1. Chile 1960 - magnitude 9.5 (largest ever recorded) ... 2. Sum…
Earthquake
vibration of the earth produced by rapid release of energy -…
Hypocenter (Focus)
the location inside the crust where the EQ is initiated
39 terms
An introduction to geology
Geology
Physical Geology
Uniformitarianism
James Hutton
Science that pursues the understanding of the earth
Examines materials composing earth and seeks to understand pr…
Physical, chemical and biological laws that operate today hav…
Who is the father of modern geology
Geology
Science that pursues the understanding of the earth
Physical Geology
Examines materials composing earth and seeks to understand pr…
43 terms
An Introduction to Geology 100
geology
physical geology
historical geology
catastrophism
the science that pursues an understanding of planet Earth
examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understan…
to understand the origin of Earth and its development through…
believed that Earth's landscapes were shaped primarily by gre…
geology
the science that pursues an understanding of planet Earth
physical geology
examines the materials composing Earth and seeks to understan…
75 terms
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Geology
Geology
physical geology
historical geology
natural hazards
the science that pursues an understanding of planet earth
examines the materials composing earth and seeks to understan…
to understand the origin of Earth ad its development through…
volcanoes, floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, and landslides
Geology
the science that pursues an understanding of planet earth
physical geology
examines the materials composing earth and seeks to understan…
27 terms
An Introduction to Geology
What are the basic differences between…
Which of the following is not one of t…
What two processes occur during lithif…
Where in Earth is the asthenosphere?
Physical geology includes the study of how rocks form and of…
The publication of conclusions without prior experimentation…
Compaction and cementation
In the mantle under the crust
What are the basic differences between…
Physical geology includes the study of how rocks form and of…
Which of the following is not one of t…
The publication of conclusions without prior experimentation…
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