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12.007 Geobiology (MIT) 12.007 Geobiology (MIT)

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The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. This course introduces the concept of 'life as a geological agent' and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared. The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. This course introduces the concept of 'life as a geological agent' and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared.

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interactive Earth system;biology | interactive Earth system;biology | geologic | geologic | environmental and climate change | environmental and climate change | atmosphere | atmosphere | hydrosphere | hydrosphere | cryosphere | cryosphere | solar system | solar system | evolution;global warming | evolution;global warming | global carbon cycle | global carbon cycle | Astrobiology. | Astrobiology. | evolution | evolution | global warming | global warming | Interactive earth system | Interactive earth system | biology | biology | geologic change | geologic change | environmental change | environmental change | climate change | climate change | Earth history | Earth history | life | life | solid earth | solid earth | geological agent | geological agent | astrobiology | astrobiology | biogeomorphology | biogeomorphology | long-term climate cycles | long-term climate cycles | mass extinctions | mass extinctions | biogeochemical tracers | biogeochemical tracers | origin of life | origin of life | antiquity | antiquity | habitable zone | habitable zone | deep biosphere | deep biosphere | geological time | geological time

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12.114 Field Geology I (MIT) 12.114 Field Geology I (MIT)

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The course provides students with (1) an introduction to the geologic history of western North America, with particular emphasis on our field camp location and (2) an introduction to both digital and traditional techniques of geological field study. The weather permitting, several weekend field exercises provide practical experience in preparation for Field Geology II (12.115). It presents introductory material on the regional geology of the locale of 12.115. The course provides students with (1) an introduction to the geologic history of western North America, with particular emphasis on our field camp location and (2) an introduction to both digital and traditional techniques of geological field study. The weather permitting, several weekend field exercises provide practical experience in preparation for Field Geology II (12.115). It presents introductory material on the regional geology of the locale of 12.115.

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geologic mapping | geologic mapping | geologic mapping techniques | geologic mapping techniques | field geology | field geology | science writing | science writing | rock identification | rock identification | rock classification | rock classification | regional geology | regional geology | North American geology | North American geology | regional tectonics | regional tectonics | geologic maps | geologic maps | GIS | GIS | digital mapping | digital mapping | ESRI Arc Applications | ESRI Arc Applications | iPAQ handheld computers | iPAQ handheld computers | field manual | field manual | Western US geology | Western US geology | lithologic and structural symbology | lithologic and structural symbology

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12.102 Environmental Earth Science (MIT) 12.102 Environmental Earth Science (MIT)

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The geologic record demonstrates that our environment has changed over a variety of time scales from seconds to billions of years. This course explores the many ways in which geologic processes control and modify the Earth's environment and serves as an introduction to Environmental Earth Science Field Course (12.120), which addresses field applications of these principles in the American Southwest. The geologic record demonstrates that our environment has changed over a variety of time scales from seconds to billions of years. This course explores the many ways in which geologic processes control and modify the Earth's environment and serves as an introduction to Environmental Earth Science Field Course (12.120), which addresses field applications of these principles in the American Southwest.

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geochemistry | geochemistry | volcanic eruptions | volcanic eruptions | earthquakes | earthquakes | environment | environment | geologic hazards | geologic hazards | earth resource development | earth resource development | environmental earth science | environmental earth science | geologic record | geologic record

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12.007 Geobiology (MIT)

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The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. This course introduces the concept of 'life as a geological agent' and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared.

Subjects

interactive Earth system;biology | geologic | environmental and climate change | atmosphere | hydrosphere | cryosphere | solar system | evolution;global warming | global carbon cycle | Astrobiology. | evolution | global warming | Interactive earth system | biology | geologic change | environmental change | climate change | Earth history | life | solid earth | geological agent | astrobiology | biogeomorphology | long-term climate cycles | mass extinctions | biogeochemical tracers | origin of life | antiquity | habitable zone | deep biosphere | geological time

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12.114 Field Geology I (MIT)

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The course provides students with (1) an introduction to the geologic history of western North America, with particular emphasis on our field camp location and (2) an introduction to both digital and traditional techniques of geological field study. The weather permitting, several weekend field exercises provide practical experience in preparation for Field Geology II (12.115). It presents introductory material on the regional geology of the locale of 12.115.

Subjects

geologic mapping | geologic mapping techniques | field geology | science writing | rock identification | rock classification | regional geology | North American geology | regional tectonics | geologic maps | GIS | digital mapping | ESRI Arc Applications | iPAQ handheld computers | field manual | Western US geology | lithologic and structural symbology

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12.001 Introduction to Geology (MIT) 12.001 Introduction to Geology (MIT)

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This undergraduate level course presents a basic study in geology. It introduces major minerals and rock types, rock-forming processes, and time scales; temperatures, pressures, compositions, structure of the Earth, and measurement techniques; geologic structures and relationships observable in the field; sediment movement and landform development by moving water, wind, and ice; crustal processes and planetary evolution in terms of global plate tectonics with an emphasis on ductile and brittle processes. This undergraduate level course presents a basic study in geology. It introduces major minerals and rock types, rock-forming processes, and time scales; temperatures, pressures, compositions, structure of the Earth, and measurement techniques; geologic structures and relationships observable in the field; sediment movement and landform development by moving water, wind, and ice; crustal processes and planetary evolution in terms of global plate tectonics with an emphasis on ductile and brittle processes.

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minerals | minerals | igneous rocks | igneous rocks | sedimentary rocks | sedimentary rocks | metamorphic rocks | metamorphic rocks | volcanoes | volcanoes | earthquakes | earthquakes | geologic mapping | geologic mapping | plate tectonics | plate tectonics

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12.113 Structural Geology (MIT) 12.113 Structural Geology (MIT)

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Structural geology is the study of processes and products of rock deformation. This course introduces the techniques of structural geology through a survey of the mechanics of rock deformation, a survey of the features and geometries of faults and folds, and techniques of strain analysis. Regional structural geology and tectonics are introduced. Class lectures are supplemented by lab exercises and demonstrations as well as field trips to local outcrops. Structural geology is the study of processes and products of rock deformation. This course introduces the techniques of structural geology through a survey of the mechanics of rock deformation, a survey of the features and geometries of faults and folds, and techniques of strain analysis. Regional structural geology and tectonics are introduced. Class lectures are supplemented by lab exercises and demonstrations as well as field trips to local outcrops.

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rock deformation | rock deformation | faults | faults | structural geology | structural geology | folds | folds | superposed deformations | superposed deformations | regional geology | regional geology | tectonics | tectonics | structural analysis | structural analysis | geologic maps | geologic maps | interpretive cross sections | interpretive cross sections

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3-D Perspective Pasadena, California 3-D Perspective Pasadena, California

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pasadena | pasadena | srtm | srtm | dlr | dlr | nima | nima | asi | asi | sangabrielmountains | sangabrielmountains | unitedstatesgeologicalsurvey | unitedstatesgeologicalsurvey | shuttleradartopographymission | shuttleradartopographymission | italianspaceagency | italianspaceagency | germanspaceagency | germanspaceagency | landsatspaceborneimagingradar | landsatspaceborneimagingradar | bandsyntheticapertureradar | bandsyntheticapertureradar | sirxsar | sirxsar | nationalimageryandmappingagency | nationalimageryandmappingagency

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12.102 Environmental Earth Science (MIT)

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The geologic record demonstrates that our environment has changed over a variety of time scales from seconds to billions of years. This course explores the many ways in which geologic processes control and modify the Earth's environment and serves as an introduction to Environmental Earth Science Field Course (12.120), which addresses field applications of these principles in the American Southwest.

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geochemistry | volcanic eruptions | earthquakes | environment | geologic hazards | earth resource development | environmental earth science | geologic record

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3-D Perspective Kamchatka Peninsula Russia

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southdakota | russia | srtm | jpl | jetpropulsionlaboratory | kamchatkapeninsula | geologicalsurveys | shuttleradartopographymission | xbandsyntheticapetureradar | earthresourcesobservationssystemseros | landsatspaceborneimagingradar | sirxsar

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An Introduction to Environmental Change

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Using the geological record to reconstruct past environments and climates.

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geology | earth sciences | environmental sciences | climate change | geological record | quaternary | fossil | continental drift | palaeoclimate | palaeoclimatology | foraminifera | diatoms | radiolaria | ukoer | geesoer | Physical sciences | F000

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Geological Structures

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www.hostwebsite.com/rockdef/

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ellipsoid | ellipse | geology | rock deformation | geological structure | earth science | ukescc | ukoer | geesoer | stress | strain | vectors | body forces | surface forces | fold | folding | fault | faulting | shear | shearing | shear zone | crenulation | conjugate faults | mohr circle | flinn diagram | Physical sciences | F000

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Climate change: interpreting geological evidence

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YouTube presentation

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climate change | geography | geological record | plate tectonics | tectonics | continental drift | pacific | earth sciences | palaeoclimate | glaciation | palaeogeography | ukoer | geesoer | gondwana | pangaea | Physical sciences | F000

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12.001 Introduction to Geology (MIT)

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This undergraduate level course presents a basic study in geology. It introduces major minerals and rock types, rock-forming processes, and time scales; temperatures, pressures, compositions, structure of the Earth, and measurement techniques; geologic structures and relationships observable in the field; sediment movement and landform development by moving water, wind, and ice; crustal processes and planetary evolution in terms of global plate tectonics with an emphasis on ductile and brittle processes.

Subjects

minerals | igneous rocks | sedimentary rocks | metamorphic rocks | volcanoes | earthquakes | geologic mapping | plate tectonics

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12.113 Structural Geology (MIT)

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Structural geology is the study of processes and products of rock deformation. This course introduces the techniques of structural geology through a survey of the mechanics of rock deformation, a survey of the features and geometries of faults and folds, and techniques of strain analysis. Regional structural geology and tectonics are introduced. Class lectures are supplemented by lab exercises and demonstrations as well as field trips to local outcrops.

Subjects

rock deformation | faults | structural geology | folds | superposed deformations | regional geology | tectonics | structural analysis | geologic maps | interpretive cross sections

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