Koofers

Lecture Notes for GEOL 101 - PHYSICAL GEOLOGY with Dean at Clemson (Clemson)

Notes Information

Material Type:Study Guide
Professor:Dean
Class:GEOL 101 - PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
Subject:GEOLOGY
University:Clemson University
Term:Fall 2009
Keywords:
  • Pyroclastic Material
  • Flood Basalts
  • Aphanitic Texture
  • Phaneritic Texture
  • Porphyritic
  • Pyroclastic
  • Tetrahedron
  • Stratovolcanoes
  • Silicon-Oxygen Tetrahedron
  • Arrangement
Login / Sign Up to View Document
Preview Page 1Preview Page 2Preview Page 3Preview Page 4Preview Page 5Preview Page 6

Sample Document Text

Geology 101 Final Study Guide 12/08/2009 Lecutre 2 - Dynamics • Differentiation ○ Separation of materials by:  Density  Size  Thermal Characteristics • Earth’s Lithosphere (Crust and Upper Mantle) ○ Oceanic Crust  More Dense, Younger, Basalt composition, more Mafic • Continental Crust ○ Less Dense, Older, more Felsic • Plate Boundaries ○ Divergent <- ->  Where new crust is made  In Oceans   Volcanism Undersea mountain ranges (ridges)  On Continents   Some Volcanism Rift Valleys ○ Convergent -> < Oceanic-Continental  Subduction – Oceanic subducts under continental  Oceanic-Oceanic  Subduction – Older (cooler, more dense) subducts under younger (warmer, less dense)  Continental-Continental  Collision – Neither subducts Subduction Zone     Volcanism Earthquakes Island Arcs Mtn Ranges Collision  Earthquakes  Mtn Ranges ○ Transform -> <- =Move laterally past each other Result is Earthquakes  Mi...

Related Documents

Asthenosphere Exam
Transform Fault Notes
Oceanic Trenches Exam
Archean Eon Notes
Mid-Oceanic Ridge Exam
Mid-Oceanic Ridge Exam
Uniformitarianism Notes
Hydrosphere Exam
Hyperthermophiles Notes
Geothermal Gradient Quiz
Columnar Joints Exam
Similarities Exam
Oceanic Trench Exam
Chemical Sedimentary Rock Quiz
Chemical Sedimentary Rock Quiz
Particularly Notes
155, "/var/app/current/tmp/"