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Title Comment Keywords
The Restless Planet 30 minutes / n.a. atmosphere, planet, volcano, "plate tectonics", ocean, mantle, life, convection
Differentiation 11:36 - 12:05 (00:29) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", differentiation, volcano, earthquake, ocean, atmosphere, "magnetic field"
Forming an Atmosphere 15:29 - 16:20 (00:51) / 1.5 MB volcanism, atmosphere, "David Stevenson"
Toxic Atmosphere 16:20 - 16:45 (00:25) / 0.6 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", atmosphere, "volcanic gas"
Water is Needed for Life 18:13 - 18:44 (00:31) / 1.6 MB life, ocean, atmosphere, "solar radiation"
Algae Add Oxygen to the Atmosphere 18:44 - 19:17 (00:33) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", atmosphere, life, oxygen, water, algae
An Oxygen Rich Atmosphere 19:17 - 19:54 (00:37) / 1.3 MB "blue-green algae", cyanobacteria, oxygen, atmosphere
Earth is Alive 20:24 - 20:47 (00:23) / 0.7 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", "radioactive decay", earthquake, volcano, life, ocean, atmosphere, water
Hot Spots 21:20 - 22:09 (00:49) / 0.5 MB plate, "plate tectonics", convection, mantle, rock, lithosphere, "mantle plume", atmosphere, "hot spot", volcano
Early Crust 03:48 - 05:05 (01:17) / 1.1 MB water, atmosphere, "oceanic crust", "convergent plate", "island arc", "sea floor spreading", "convective cell", "continental crust", supercontinent, accretion, plate, "upper mantle", "Gary Ernst"
A Calendar Year 02:51 - 03:54 (01:03) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", "geologic time", "geologic age", planet, water, life, oxygen, gas, atmosphere, "multi-cellular organism", plant, animal, dinosaur, extinction, humans, "Industrial Revolution"
Carbon-14 19:37 - 20:27 (00:50) / 1.8 MB "radiocarbon dating", carbon-14, radioactivity, carbon, atmosphere, water, plant, animal, isotope, "absolute age dating"
Evolution Through Time 30 minutes / n.a. fossil, evolution, life, environment, extinction, animal, plant, Mesozoic, mammal, dinosaur, stromatolite, "sedimentary rock", Paleozoic, ecosystem, climate, Cenozoic, atmosphere, "rock formation"
Stromatolites 03:55 - 04:59 (01:04) / 1.4 MB fossil, "marine organism", bone, shell, stromatolite, algae, oxygen, atmosphere, evolution, "sedimentary rock"
First Appearance of Hard Shelled Organisms 08:59 - 10:00 (01:01) / 0.9 MB "Dee Trent", "hard part", Cambrian, Precambrian, mutation, oxygen, evolution, jellyfish, earthworm, atmosphere
Life on Land 10:50 - 12:11 (01:21) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", life, atmosphere, oxygen, photosynthesis, stromatolite, algae, ozone, "carbon dioxide", "solar radiation", Precambrian, Paleozoic, limestone, ocean, horse, camel, humans, sycamore, "carbon cycle"
Extinction of Dinosaurs 15:13 - 16:47 (01:34) / 1.4 MB dinosaur, fossil, track, climate, Mesozoic, predation, environment, extinction, volcano, atmosphere, asteroid
Volcanism in the Solar System 01:22 - 02:19 (00:57) / 1.3 MB volcano, "Voyager Space Probe", Earth, Moon, Jupiter, Mars, Venus, "Olympus Mons", Io, "Mount Everest", "volcanic gas", atmosphere, water, ocean, stream
Volcanoes and Magma 02:19 - 03:46 (01:27) / 1.9 MB "James Sadd", volcano, magma, "interior of the Earth", eruption, "volcanic gas", "volcanic ash", atmosphere, climate, Sun, "sea floor", "mid-oceanic ridge", crust
Volcanic Gas 07:19 - 08:18 (00:59) / 2.0 MB "James Sadd", volcano, eruption, "volcanic gas", atmosphere, water, "carbon dioxide", sulfur, nitrogen, ocean, "lava flow", basalt, "shield volcano", pressure
Conclusion 26:30 - 26:59 (00:29) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", volcano, agriculture, "ocean basin", water, ocean, atmosphere, geologist
Introduction to Weathering and Soils 00:40 - 01:55 (01:15) / 1.7 MB introduction, "Cleopatra's Needle", mud, Egypt, "United States", atmosphere, humid, "New York City", salt, weathering, "granitic rock", rock, "Earth's surface"
Water and Moisture 06:42 - 08:06 (01:24) / 2.2 MB "chemical weathering", weathering, water, moisture, "chemical decomposition", mineral, rainfall, "carbon dioxide", atmosphere, "carbonic acid", vegetation, soil, limestone, "rock composition", iron, oxygen, "iron oxide", limonite, geothite, hematite, rust
Acid Rain 11:11 - 12:01 (00:50) / 2.3 MB "James Sadd", weathering, "chemical weathering", "parent rock", "industrial age", "carbon dioxide", "nitrogen oxide", "sulfur dioxide", atmosphere, "fossil fuel", forest, pollution, gas, rainfall, precipitation, "Earth's surface", "acid rain"
Pollution 12:01 - 13:12 (01:11) / 2.0 MB weathering, "chemical weathering", pollution, "acid rain", "sulfur dioxide", sulfur, coal, moisture, atmosphere, "sulfuric acid", acid, "carbon dioxide", "carbon monoxide", "nitrogen oxide", rainfall, plant, tree, masonry, stone, forest, lake, woodland, Europe, "North American Continent", precipitation
Rainfall 02:05 - 02:43 (00:38) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", river, rainfall, water, precipitation, groundwater, "glacial ice", "soil moisture", atmosphere, evaporation, plant, landform
Desert Dust 12:58 - 13:42 (00:44) / 1.2 MB desert, wind, "desert dust", rock, mineral, plant, animal, ash, detritus, "volcanic ash", atmosphere, storm
Development and Overgrazing 19:48 - 20:49 (01:01) / 1.9 MB vegetation, humans, atmosphere, plant, tree, air, climate, rainfall, semi-arid, desert, desertification, agriculture, grazing
Depositional Environment 18:26 - 19:30 (01:04) / 1.4 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", "Ice Age", landscape, glacier, "glacial ice", snowfall, deposition, "glacial environment", "ice sheet", "atmospheric process", atmosphere, pollen, "volcanic ash", meteorite, "ancient air bubble", climate
Ice Core Analysis 21:09 - 22:12 (01:03) / 1.5 MB "Greenland Ice Core Program", Greenland, "ice core", "State University of New York - Buffalo", "gas composition", glacier, "glacial ice", nitrogen, oxygen, atmosphere, "Greenhouse Effect", methane, "carbon dioxide", "Ice Age", "biological activity"
Atmospheric Pollutants 23:50 - 24:35 (00:45) / 1.2 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", glacier, "glacial ice", "carbon dioxide", "Industrial Revolution", humans, atmosphere, "fossil fuel", sulfur, coal, pollution, preservation, "gas composition"
Greenhouse Effect 24:09 - 24:42 (00:33) / 0.5 MB "sea level", "Greenhouse Effect", "carbon dioxide", "water vapor", atmosphere, "infrared radiation", humans, life
Carbon Dioxide 24:42 - 26:06 (01:24) / 2.0 MB "Industrial Revolution", "carbon dioxide", atmosphere, "fossil fuel", coal, vegetation, steam, gasoline, oil, "Greenhouse Effect", "air temperature", "polar ice melting", "sea level", flood, pollution, "geologic hazard"
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