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Title Comment Keywords
Continental and Oceanic Crusts 07:46 - 08:12 (00:26) / 0.6 MB crust, "continental crust", "oceanic crust", granite, basalt, ocean, continent
Age Disparity of the Crust 09:12 - 09:45 (00:33) / 0.3 MB crust, continent, oceanic
The Birth of a Theory 30 minutes / n.a. "Alfred Wegener", "plate tectonics", "mid-oceanic ridge", "continental drift", "sea floor spreading", mountain, continent, crust, paleomagnetism, "ocean basin", "magnetic field"
Theory of Plate Tectonics 01:29 - 02:15 (00:46) / 0.5 MB "James Sadd", "plate tectonics", crust, continent, mantle, collision, "ocean basin", orogeny, mountain, volcano, eruption, earthquake, landform
Continental Drift 02:46 - 03:44 (00:58) / 0.5 MB "Alfred Wegener", "Robert Douglas", "continental drift", "Atlantic Ocean", Africa, "South America", continent
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
Scientific Controversy Divided By Hemispheres 05:23 - 06:33 (01:10) / 0.7 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", geologist, evolution, "South Africa", "South America", India, Antarctica, Europe, "North American Continent", continent
Movement of Continents 06:33 - 07:13 (00:40) / 0.4 MB "Gary Ernst", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", continent, "ocean basin", mountain, orogeny, crust
New Ideas Must Be Supported By Data 08:04 - 09:04 (01:00) / 0.8 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", continent, data
Sea Floor Spreading 12:06 - 12:56 (00:50) / 0.4 MB "Gary Ernst", "continental drift", "sea floor spreading", "Alfred Wegener", "Harry H. Hess", continent, "ocean basin", "mid-oceanic ridge"
Plate Dynamics 30 minutes / n.a. "plate tectonics", plate, volcano, mantle, convection, subduction, crust, continent, "oceanic crust", orogeny, mountain, earthquake, "convergent plate margin", "hot spot"
Plate Boundaries 01:04 - 02:38 (01:34) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", collision, valley, mountain, plate, crust, continent, "plate margin", earthquake, volcano, "deep-sea trench", "San Andreas Fault", California, "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate", orogeny, "geologic hazard", oil, "mineral resource", landscape, mechanism
Plates Contain Both Continental and Oceanic Crust 02:38 - 02:59 (00:21) / 0.1 MB "plate tectonics", plate, continent, "ocean basin", microplate, crust
Rifts Split Continents 04:01 - 04:35 (00:34) / 0.3 MB Africa, continent, rift, "divergent plate", landscape, crust, "Saudi Arabia", "Red Sea", valley, "Gulf of Aden", ocean, "Atlantic Ocean", "plate tectonics"
Ocean-Continent Convergence Zone 06:10 - 06:37 (00:27) / 0.3 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", "oceanic crust", "continental crust", plate, subduction, Andes, "South America", "Pacific Plate", continent, andesite, rhyolite, "volcanic chain", volcano, "granitic rock", eruption
Continent-Continent Convergence Zone 06:37 - 07:15 (00:38) / 0.5 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", "ocean basin", collision, subduction, "oceanic crust", plate, continent, mountain, orogeny, "Himalaya Mountains", Alps
Continental Margin Subduction 08:41 - 09:05 (00:24) / 0.3 MB "plate tectonics", subduction, "continental margin", continent, andesite, "volcanic chain", volcano, landscape, eruption, "divergent plate", magma, gas, basalt, viscosity
Large Mountain Ranges and Plateaus 09:26 - 09:45 (00:19) / 0.2 MB mountain, plateau, orogeny, "plate tectonics", continent, subduction, "sea floor", volcano, collision
Transform Faults 09:45 - 10:57 (01:12) / 1.2 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", plate, "transform fault", "ocean basin", continent, "continental crust", "San Andreas Fault", "Gulf of California", "Juan de Fuca Spreading System", California, "Cape Mendocino", fault, "oceanic crust"
Mapping Convection Patterns 20:30 - 21:20 (00:50) / 0.7 MB "Don L. Anderson", convection, shape, Earth, satellite, "radar technique", mountain, continent, "sea floor"
Yellowstone Hot Spot 25:29 - 25:55 (00:26) / 0.3 MB "hot spot", Yellowstone, geothermal, "hot spring", geyser, continent
Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents 30 minutes / n.a. orogeny, mountain, continent, erosion, crust, mantle, uplift, subduction, sediment, "metamorphic rock", craton, collision, "sedimentary rock", "ocean basin", lithosphere, "igneous rock", accretion
Center of Continents 02:12 - 02:44 (00:32) / 0.5 MB continent, craton, shield, "Canadian Shield", erosion, "North American Continent", "ice sheet", flatland, soil, "sedimentary rock", crust
Growth of the North America Craton 06:41 - 07:49 (01:08) / 1.2 MB "Superior Province", "Grenville Province", "Churchill Hudsonian Province", "Central Province", "North American Continent", orogeny, craton, "ocean basin", continent, mountain
Orogeny at the Edge of Continents 09:29 - 10:36 (01:07) / 1.3 MB sediment, orogeny, lithosphere, continent, "convergent plate", pressure, subduction, volcano, "island arc", "continental margin", trench, uplift, heat, melting, "metamorphic rock", crust, "igneous rock", granite
The Rock Cycle 11:12 - 11:57 (00:45) / 1.1 MB sediment, continent, magma, mantle, subduction, "sea floor", volcanism, "sedimentary rock", "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "rock cycle", crust, erosion, orogeny
Concentric Growth of North America 12:43 - 13:27 (00:44) / 0.6 MB mountain, orogeny, continent, "radiometric age dating", "North American Continent", "Appalachian Mountains", "Sierra Nevada", "Cascade Range", accretion, "James Sadd"
Seaward Jump of Subduction Zone 14:37 - 15:08 (00:31) / 0.5 MB subduction, metamorphism, "igneous rock", continent, collision, seamount, island, trench, "convergent plate"
Terranes 15:08 - 16:02 (00:54) / 1.1 MB continent, seamount, "island arc", "Western North America", subduction, "Pacific Ocean", lithosphere, "exotic terrane", "suspect terrane", "accreted terrane", "fault zone", collision
Origin of Accreted Terranes 16:02 - 16:45 (00:43) / 1.1 MB "accreted terrane", fossil, continent, magnetism, "Scott Bogue"
Faulted Accreted Terranes 16:45 - 17:18 (00:33) / 0.8 MB "accreted terrane", "ocean basin", continent, fault, earthquake, mountain
How Far Did These Terranes Travel 17:18 - 18:25 (01:07) / 1.2 MB terrane, "exotic terrane", "suspect terrane", paleomagnetism, fossil, "oceanic crust", continent, accretion, mountain, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "J. Lawford Anderson"
Complex History of Growth of Continents 23:35 - 24:36 (01:01) / 1.2 MB continent, "ocean basin", craton, mountain, accretion, margin, rift, collision, "Jason Saleeby"
Mountains Mark the Growth of Continents 24:36 - 25:14 (00:38) / 0.9 MB mountain, continent, mantle, erosion, orogeny, isostasy, "plate tectonics", gravity
Dance of the Continents 25:14 - 26:48 (01:34) / 1.2 MB mountain, orogeny, continent, "oceanic crust", collision, subduction, "convergent plate margin", orogeny, erosion, "convergent plate", supercontinent, Alaska, "sea floor spreading", "strike-slip fault", "North American Continent", "Mediterranean Sea", "ocean basin", Africa, Europe, volcano, earthquake, "James Sadd"
Age of the Earth 01:42 - 02:51 (01:09) / 1.5 MB "geologic time", "James Sadd", "geologic age", orogeny, mountain, "ocean basin", rift, continent
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
Intense Tectonic Changes 16:47 - 17:20 (00:33) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", extinction, Mesozoic, dinosaur, Cenozoic, evolution, Australia, continent, mammal, "duck billed platypus", "spiny anteater", kangaroo
Other Plutonic Igneous Rocks 16:24 - 17:40 (01:16) / 1.5 MB continent, crust, mantle, subduction, andesite, diorite, "convergent plate", melting, upwelling, basalt, "lava flow", crust, felsic, viscosity, volcano, pluton, "David Sigurdson"
Plutons 17:40 - 18:02 (00:22) / 0.6 MB pluton, "igneous rock", continent, crust, sediment, mafic, magma, "convergent plate", granite
Similar Planet Origins 25:30 - 26:05 (00:35) / 0.9 MB heat, intrusion, "igneous rock", granite, sediment, continent, ocean, crust, gabbro, basalt, mantle, ultramafic, planet, "Solar System", "James Sadd"
Value of Intrusive Igneous Processes 26:05 - 26:58 (00:53) / 1.2 MB "igneous rock", intrusion, mineral, lithosphere, ore, metal, gem, "tectonic activity", planet, magma, crystal, ocean, continent, mountain, "James Sadd"
Vermont Garnets 23:33 - 25:07 (01:34) / 2.7 MB "John Rosenfeld", Vermont, garnet, "geologic time", continent, Eurasia, Africa, America, supercontinent, Pangea, "convergent plate", "Appalachian Mountains", "North American Continent", fold, nappe, burial, crystal, "snowball garnet", "geologic time", "plate tectonics"
Conclusion 25:25 - 26:50 (01:25) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", metamorphism, crust, "Earth's surface", "metamorphic rock", "oceanic crust", "metamorphic grade", fossil, life, "geologic time", "plate tectonics", mountain, erosion, ocean, continent, temperature, pressure, collision, "convergent plate margin", subduction, melting, magma
Influence of Running Water 01:58 - 02:48 (00:50) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", "Colorado River", continent, energy, river, "river channel", erosion, sediment, valley, "mass wasting", landform, slope
Plate Tectonics 07:05 - 07:38 (00:33) / 0.6 MB "Art Montana", desert, "plate tectonics", continent, polar, Equator, subtropic, Africa, Permian, "South Pole", "Kalihari Desert", glacier, time
Wind Agent 12:25 - 12:58 (00:33) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", desert, landscape, wind, sand, silt, transportation, dune, continent, "ocean basin"
Sand Dunes 14:24 - 15:01 (00:37) / 0.5 MB desert, wind, sand, ocean, continent, dune
Glaciers 30 minutes / n.a. glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "Ice Age", "glacial retreat", "glacial flow", continent, climate
Glacial Evidence In Geology 01:38 - 02:33 (00:55) / 1.3 MB "James Sadd", glacier, geologist, "Louis Agassi", Europe, sediment, boulder, "glacial advance", "glacial retreat", "sedimentary rock", continent, "Northern Hemisphere", "glacial ice", "landscape evolution", "glacial melt"
Valley Glaciers and Ice Sheets 06:38 - 07:38 (01:00) / 1.2 MB glacier, "valley glacier", "ice sheet", mountain, valley, "glacial flow", landmass, continent, polar, Greenland, Antarctica, "continental glacier", dome, snowfall
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"
Sea Level Drop 15:37 - 16:41 (01:04) / 1.1 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", "Ice Age", glacier, landscape, coastline, ocean, "sea level", continent, stream, erosion, river, "glacial melt", discharge, flood, valley, inlet, harbor, estuary, sediment
Rising Landmasses 16:41 - 17:13 (00:32) / 0.5 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", glacier, "glacial melt", "Ice Age", "glacial retreat", landscape, landmass, continent, "Hudson Bay", uplift
Glacial Deposits 17:13 - 17:58 (00:45) / 1.1 MB continent, "ice sheet", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "glacial flow", moraine, till, drumlin, lake, basin, kettle, esker, civilization, silt, loess, "fertile soil", deposition
Land Bridges 17:58 - 18:26 (00:28) / 0.6 MB "Ice Age", "land bridge", "sea level", coastline, landmass, Asia, "North American Continent", animal, humans, continent, migration
Discovery of Large Potential 16:05 - 17:36 (01:31) / 2.4 MB "John Everett", geologist, Pakistan, mosaic, mapping, fold, sediment, basin, "continental margin", continent, "Indian Plate", Eurasia, deformation, exploration, "plate tectonics", hydrocarbon
InfoBank n.a. / n.a. InfoBank, "Information Bank", database, metadata, data, "digitial data", "analog material", analog, map, direction, staff, facility, archive, bathymetry, gravity, magnetics, sample, seismic, navigation, geodetic, "field activity", FACS, "Field Activity Collection System", "formal metadata", atlas, gazette, ocean, continent, country, state, "marine sancturary", definition, format, "naming convention"
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