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Title Comment Keywords
North Cascades National Park Geology n.a. / n.a. North Cascades, plate tectonics, rock, mineral, geologic time, geologic map, climate, rain, snow
Scientific Curiosity Converges with Human Needs 25:47 - 26:30 (00:43) / 0.5 MB origin, resource, climate, environment, "Greenhouse Effect", "sea level", "James Sadd"
Correlating Geology Across Continents 03:44 - 04:35 (00:51) / 0.5 MB "Jason Saleeby", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", map, fossil, "mineral deposit", continent, "ocean basin", Gondwana, Antarctica, Australia, Africa, "South America", plant, climate, glaciation, coal
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"
Largest Mass Extinction in Earth's History 12:11 - 13:02 (00:51) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", Paleozoic, continent, supercontinent, Pangea, ocean, climate, collision, "continental margin", mountain, Alps, "Himalaya Mountains", ecosystem, extinction, life
Extinction of Dinosaurs 15:13 - 16:47 (01:34) / 1.4 MB dinosaur, fossil, track, climate, Mesozoic, predation, environment, extinction, volcano, atmosphere, asteroid
Rancho La Brea Tar Pits 17:31 - 18:36 (01:05) / 1.5 MB "George Jefferson", Cenozoic, "Rancho La Brea", "Los Angeles", tar, animal, fossil, life, Cenozoic, "Ice Age", climate, vertebrate
Reconstructing an Environment 20:01 - 21:07 (01:06) / 1.2 MB "Shelley M. Cox", fossil, soil, plant, shell, insect, microfossil, climate, mouse, gopher, environment
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
Challenge of Field Work at Katmai 18:26 - 19:55 (01:29) / 2.2 MB "John Eichelberger", volcano, dome, fumerole, "Mount Katmai", park, wilderness, climate, geologist
Weathering and Soils 30 minutes / n.a. weathering, soil, "chemical weathering", water, rock, plant, erosion, "mechanical weathering", granite, agriculture, climate, "acid rain"
Rates of Weathering 08:06 - 09:07 (01:01) / 1.9 MB "Thomas Hartnett", water, "chemical weathering", weathering, "weathering rate", climate, "mechanical weathering", soil, temperature, "chemical reaction", desert, mineral, "Earth's surface"
Climate and Time 17:04 - 17:49 (00:45) / 1.3 MB weathering, soil, climate, "geologic time", rock, "Midwestern United States", "fertile soil", tropic
Grand Canyon 01:22 - 02:31 (01:09) / 1.1 MB "James Sadd", "Grand Canyon", "John Wesley Powell", geology, "sedimentary rock", "Colorado River", landscape, "geologic time", "geologic history", "mineral composition", "grain size", "grain shape", structure, "rock color", climate, "vegetation pattern", shoreline, topography, "Earth's surface", sediment
Mud Cracks 16:36 - 17:49 (01:13) / 1.4 MB "Walter E. Reed", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "mud crack", fissure, deposition, "depositional environment", "river bed", "tidal flat", desiccation, preservation, sand, river, "natural levee", floodplain, meander, "braided stream", delta, climate
Conclusion 26:12 - 26:57 (00:45) / 1.4 MB "James Sadd", river, "geologic time", climate, slope, "tectonic activity", vegetation, bedrock, crust, sediment, sea, transportation, "Earth's surface", landscape
Rock Type, Rock Structure, and Climate 05:47 - 06:58 (01:11) / 1.5 MB "William Morris Davis", geologist, uplift, erosion, landscape, modeling, "tectonic activity", "rock type", structure, climate, fold, fault, sand, clay, "Earth's surface", slope, "Grand Canyon", "sedimentary rock", weathering, arid, vegetation, canyon, time
Terraces 09:07 - 09:31 (00:24) / 0.4 MB "stream terrace", climate, river, stream, "sedimentary rock", transportation, erosion, slope
Wind, Dust and Deserts 30 minutes / n.a. desert, wind, rainfall, plant, soil, sand, evaporation, air, vegetation, precipitation, dune, desertification, climate
Introduction to Wind, Dust and Desert 00:40 - 01:54 (01:14) / 1.1 MB introduction, "James Sadd", "Death Valley", lake, valley, shoreline, grassland, slope, "pine tree", humid, animal, bison, antelope, horse, pelican, flamingo, climate, glacier, "Ice Age", salt, lakebed, desert, plant, evaporation
Desertification 18:16 - 19:00 (00:44) / 1.6 MB "James Sadd", desert, climate, topography, "plate tectonics", forest, prairie, grassland, humans, desertification, environment
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
Global Climate Changes 24:47 - 25:45 (00:58) / 1.4 MB desert, humans, arid, "global climate change", climate, Africa, environment
Conclusion 25:45 - 26:48 (01:03) / 1.3 MB "James Sadd", desert, humans, life, dune, playa, salt, sand, "desert varnish", environment, landform, climate, lake, grassland, forest
Glaciers 30 minutes / n.a. glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "Ice Age", "glacial retreat", "glacial flow", continent, climate
Glaciers 02:33 - 03:27 (00:54) / 1.1 MB "James Zumberge", glacier, snow, ice, temperature, polar, Equator, mountain, "high elevation", precipitation, season, climate
Moraine Deposition 11:39 - 12:48 (01:09) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", moraine, deposition, glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "glacial flow", "glacial advance", "glacial retreat", geologist, "Ice Age", "geologic time", climate, "sea level", evolution, life, "glacial cycle", "overlapping moraine"
Indicators of Past Ice Ages 14:04 - 15:37 (01:33) / 1.9 MB "Brian Edwards", data, "Ice Age", "Earth's orbit", "drill core", "deep-sea sediment", fossil, microfossil, plant, temperature, ocean, "geologic time", Sun, continent, "plate tectonics", "ocean current", climate, polar, landmass, "ice sheet"
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 Sampling 19:30 - 20:38 (01:08) / 1.5 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", Greenland, "Greenland Ice Core Program", "continental glacier", "ice sheet", drilling, glacier, "glacial ice", climate, weather, "ice core"
Seasonal Layers 22:12 - 23:50 (01:38) / 2.5 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", climate, "stable oxygen isotope", oxygen, snow, glacier, "glacial ice", "ice core", "Ice Age", precipitation, season, temperature, Antarctica, Greenland, Equator, climatologist, meteorologist, wind
Glacial Ice Volume 25:47 - 26:24 (00:37) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "glacial ice volume", "sea level", "global warming", climate, "glacial retreat", flood, "geologic hazard"
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