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Title Comment Keywords
Composition of the Ocean Crust 11:57 - 12:43 (00:46) / 0.9 MB crust, magmatism, mantle, basalt, "igneous rock", metamorphism, sedimentation, deformation, melting, mountain, orogeny, deposition, basin, "proto-ocean crust", granite, "Jason Saleeby"
Angular Unconformity 18:26 - 19:30 (01:04) / 1.2 MB "Dee Trent", "angular unconformity", "geologic structure", unconformity, erosion, uplift, "tilted bed", "sea level change", "tectonic activity", deposition, "Principle of Original Horizontality", sandstone, "sea level change", erosion, "sedimentary rock", contact
Nonconformity 19:30 - 20:30 (01:00) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", nonconformity, unconformity, "geologic structure", erosion, "sea level change", "tectonic activity", deposition, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "sea level change", erosion, "sedimentary rock", contact
Disconformity 20:30 - 21:02 (00:32) / 0.6 MB "Dee Trent", disconformity, unconformity, "geologic structure", erosion, "tectonic activity", deposition, erosion, "sedimentary rock", contact
Change in Environmental Conditions 04:59 - 06:49 (01:50) / 2.8 MB "Stanley Aramic", fossil, "Alexander Hills", "Eastern California", stromatolite, "sedimentary rock", environment, sand, cyanobacteria, "rate of sedimentation", deposition, precipitation, "calcium carbonate", "Crystal Spring Formation"
Sedimentary Rocks: The Key to Past Environments 30 minutes / n.a. "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", sand, water, deposition, erosion, "depositional environment", time, river, lake
Sorting of Sediments 05:15 - 06:03 (00:48) / 1.3 MB "Dee Trent", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", deposition, water, river, mountain, canyon, valley, "coarse grained sediment", "fine grained sediment", sandstone, siltstone, ocean, sand, shoreline, mud, clay
Environments of Deposition 09:44 - 10:14 (00:30) / 0.5 MB "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "glacial valley", lake, beach, "river delta", "sea floor", deposition, water, land
Principle of Uniformity 10:14 - 11:49 (01:35) / 2.3 MB "James Sadd", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", geologist, "Principle of Uniformity", "geologic time", weathering, water, wind, tide, "sea level change", lithification, deposition, "Earth's surface", limestone, "calcium carbonate", mud, quartz, sand, fossil, "tropical sea", Bahamas, "Florida Keys"
Sedimentary Structures 11:49 - 12:27 (00:38) / 0.7 MB "Walter E. Reed", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", deposition, "depositional environment", erosion, transportation
Cross-Bedding 13:28 - 14:47 (01:19) / 1.4 MB "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "Principle of Original Horizontality", "sedimentary structure", bedding, cross-bedding, lakebed, "sea floor", wind, sand, dune, "mineral color", "mineral composition", "sand bar", "stream delta", geologist, stream, deposition, erosion, velocity, water
Depositional Environments of Cross-Bedding 14:47 - 15:20 (00:33) / 0.6 MB "Walter E. Reed", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "depositional environment", deposition, cross-bedding, river, interruption, progradation
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 25:34 - 26:56 (01:22) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "Grand Canyon", "Colorado River", sand, mud, "volcanic ash", "lava flow", "ocean basin", deformation, mountain, orogeny, "Mazatzal Mountains", erosion, uplift, limestone, shale, "sea level rise", flood, volcanism, deposition, unconformity, ocean, preservation
Running Water I: Rivers, Erosion and Deposition 30 minutes / n.a. river, sediment, discharge, stream, river channel, erosion, transportation, "flow velocity", deposition, energy, flood, slope
Rivers On Landscape 02:43 - 03:15 (00:32) / 0.6 MB river, landscape, canyon, valley, meadow, delta, erosion, transportation, deposition, sediment
River Bars 09:17 - 10:02 (00:45) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", river, stream, discharge, "flow velocity", turbulence, energy, erosion, transportation, sediment, deposition, "river channel", bar, sand, gravel, ripple
Point Bars and Cut Banks 10:02 - 10:58 (00:56) / 0.8 MB river, bar, "braided stream", sediment, erosion, deposition, meander, valley, lowland, bank, "flow velocity", "point bar", "cut bank", slope, gradient
Flood Plains 12:12 - 13:14 (01:02) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", meander, flood, floodplain, flatland, river, "river channel", riverbank, bank, landscape, humans, Tigris, Eurphrates, Mesopotamia, Yangtze, "Huang Ho", China, Nile, Egypt, crop, "muddy sediment", nutrient, deposition, irrigation, "geologic hazard", agriculture
Levees 13:14 - 14:42 (01:28) / 1.6 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, floodplain, sediment, deposition, flood, "river channel", stream, discharge, "river bed", levee
Dams 14:42 - 15:41 (00:59) / 1.3 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, flood, dam, discharge, valley, stream, deposition, erosion, lake, sediment, reservoir, "river channel"
Equilibrium 15:41 - 16:28 (00:47) / 1.0 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, erosion, transportation, deposition, mountain, equilibrium, stream, "bed load", discharge, energy, "flow velocity", bank, bed
Mississippi River 16:28 - 17:56 (01:28) / 1.5 MB river, humans, equilibrium, "Mississippi River", "United States", erosion, deposition, sediment, Minnesota, "Gulf of Mexico", bar, commerce, "New Orleans", "Baton Rouge", "North American Continent", "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel"
Red Eye Crossing 17:56 - 18:56 (01:00) / 1.9 MB "Tom J. Pokrefke", river, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", "Waterways Experiment Station", WES, "Vicksburg Mississippi", sediment, deposition, energy, dredge
Computer Model 20:29 - 21:13 (00:44) / 0.6 MB river, "Old River", dam, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Old River Control Project", river, "Mississippi River", "Atchafalaya River", "navigational lock", flow-rate, "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", modeling, WES, "Waterways Experiment Station", discharge, "flow velocity", sediment, deposition
Running Water II: Landscape Evolution 30 minutes / n.a. river, "Mississippi River", sediment, valley, stream, landscape, erosion, dam, flow-rate, flood, deposition
Deltas 10:05 - 11:08 (01:03) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", valley, river, landscape, landform, stream, ocean, lake, "flow velocity", deposition, delta, slope, gradient, sediment, deposition, distributary, "river channel"
Deltas 10:05 - 11:08 (01:03) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", valley, river, landscape, landform, stream, ocean, lake, "flow velocity", deposition, delta, slope, gradient, sediment, deposition, distributary, "river channel"
Distributaries 11:08 - 11:45 (00:37) / 0.6 MB distributary, delta, river, sediment, deposition, "Mississippi River", Louisiana, silt, sand, clay
Flashflooding 10:22 - 11:06 (00:44) / 1.0 MB desert, landform, rainfall, precipitation, flashflooding, erosion, transportation, sediment, canyon, deposition, mountain, "alluvial fan", environment
Till 10:56 - 11:39 (00:43) / 1.2 MB glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", till, erosion, deposition, "end moraine", "lateral moraine", "medial moraine", snout
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"
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
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
Straightening Coastlines 08:28 - 09:09 (00:41) / 0.7 MB wave, refraction, headland, bay, energy, erosion, deposition, shoreline, sediment, sand
Spits and Bars 10:43 - 12:04 (01:21) / 2.1 MB "Thomas Hartnett", sand-spit, bar, sand, bay, "long-shore current", coastline, beach, sand-spit, breakwater, dredge, transportation, deposition
Seasonal Changes 12:04 - 12:59 (00:55) / 1.1 MB "Thomas Hartnett", beach, sand, "long-shore current", season, wave, energy, transportation, "sand wave", storm, deposition, erosion
Mountains and Rivers 12:59 - 13:34 (00:35) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", beach, sediment, deposition, erosion, transportation, shoreline, mountain, river, weathering, rock, "long-shore current", breakwater, human
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