Geology Reviewer

Jun 30th, 2015
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Geology • Geo (earth) ; logos (discourse) • Study of the Earth and the materials in it (minerals/rocks), the processes that act on them (weathering/erosion) and the product of these processes (soil) • History of the planet and its life forms (4.5 – 4.6 B) • Study of the Earth and other solid bodies in space

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GeologyGeo (earth) ; logos (discourse)Study of the Earth and the materials in it (minerals/rocks), the processes that act on them (weathering/erosion) and the product of these processes (soil)History of the planet and its life forms (4.5 4.6 B)Study of the Earth and other solid bodies in spaceIts beginning is lost in antiquityModern Geology was born in 1788Eclectic science and a power tool (geologic mapping)Branches of GeologyHistorical Geology history and life formsStratigraphy (strata/stratum: layers of rocks) - study of layers of rocks using toolsLithostratigraphy (lithology rocks): relation of rock unitsBiostratigraphy relation of rock units using biological contentPaleontology study of fossilsMicropaleontology: study of fossils under a microscopeMicrofossils: Foraminifers: hydrochloric acid (HCl), calcatious (carbonate skeleton), calciteRadiolarians: hydrofluoric acid (HF), silicious (silica skeleton), quartzGeochronology timing/sequencing of eventsPhysical Geology materials, processes, productsCrystallography crystalsMineralogy mineralsPetrology (petros) rocksGeomorphology land formsSeismology earthquakesStructural Geology structures**Geology + Physics = Geophysics**Geology + Chemistry = Geochemistry**Geology + Biology = PaleontologyTopographic Map contains symbols for rivers, churches, etc..Contour lines represent areas of equal elevationContour number determine the ele

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