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Down to Earth 30 minutes / n.a. geologist, volcanic eruption, resource, landslide, groundwater, earthquake, California, "Solar System", life
Natural Resources 05:53 - 06:30 (00:37) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", "natural resource", geologist
Coexisting with Geologic Hazards 14:17 - 14:41 (00:24) / 0.7 MB conservation, "natural resource", "geologic hazard", geologist
What Geologists Study 22:27 - 23:16 (00:49) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", "geologic hazard", earthquake, "volcanic eruption", landslide, environment, geologist
Geologists Extract and Protect 23:32 - 24:46 (01:14) / 1.3 MB "Gary Ernst", "resource extraction", "environmental protection", geologist
How the Earth Functions 24:46 - 25:09 (00:23) / 0.5 MB geologist
Geology's Influence on Civilization 25:09 - 26:17 (01:08) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", civilization, history, "geologic hazard", resource, geologist
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
Magnetic Reversals 14:36 - 15:43 (01:07) / 0.8 MB "Scott Bogue", geologist, paleomagnetism, ocean, oceanographer, "lava flow", "Cambridge University", "Frederick Vine", "Drummand Matthews", intensity, "magnetic reversal", "sea floor", "magnetic field", polarity
Conclusion 25:47 - 26:59 (01:12) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", "sea floor spreading", "plate tectonics", "global model", "crustal dynamics", "Theory of Plate Tectonics", theory, geology, earthquake, volcanism, mountain, "ocean basin", plate, Earth, mechanism, mantle, geologist
Convection in the Mantle 10:57 - 12:14 (01:17) / 1.1 MB "James Sadd", geologist, "plate tectonics", mechanism, theory, crust, mantle, lithosphere, plate, asthenosphere, heat, convection
Convection In Plate Motion 15:32 - 16:10 (00:38) / 0.4 MB "plate tectonics", convection, plate, theory, "mid-oceanic ridge", gravity, geologist
Surprising Behavior of the San Andreas Fault 11:29 - 12:49 (01:20) / 1.6 MB "William Bakun", geologist, earthquake, "Loma Prieta Earthquake", fault, "San Andreas Fault", "strike-slip fault", focus, fissure, landslide
Introduction to Geologic Time 00:40 - 01:42 (01:02) / 0.9 MB introduction, "Archbishop Usher", "geologic age", "growth ring", "radiometric age dating", Bible, geologist
Conclusion 25:39 - 27:00 (01:21) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", radioisotope, "relative age dating", "absolute age dating", mineral, superposition, horizontality, "cross-cutting relationship", "radiometric age dating", geologist, "rock formation", "geologic structure"
Introduction to Minerals 00:40 - 01:43 (01:03) / 1.3 MB introduction, "James Sadd", mineral, geologist
How Geologists Use Minerals 03:48 - 05:04 (01:16) / 1.4 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", mineral, geologist, geochronologist, "geologic age", rock, "radioactive element", "sedimentary petrologist", stratigrapher, sediment, "sedimentary rock", mountain, erosion, deformation, "igneous petrologist", "metamorphic petrologist", pressure, temperature, crystallization, magma, metamorphism, "plate tectonics", "structural geologist", magnetism, plate, "plate motion"
Identification Tools 09:20 - 09:44 (00:24) / 0.5 MB geologist, mineral, "mineral identification", "steel knife", "hydrochloric acid", "rock hammer"
Laboratory Analysis of Minerals 12:54 - 13:29 (00:35) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", "microscopic crystal", geologist, rock, petrologist, "rock composition", "rock origin", sample, "laboratory analysis", "physical property", "mineral identification", mineral
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
A Unique Eruption 19:55 - 20:24 (00:29) / 0.5 MB "Mount Katmai", volcano, eruption, vent, caldera, geologist
Indirect Techniques Needed to Uncover Evidence 20:24 - 21:05 (00:41) / 1.2 MB volcano, geologist, vent, eruption
Ore Deposits and Volcanoes 23:44 - 24:24 (00:40) / 1.4 MB geologist, "Mount Katmai", "ore deposit", volcano, fumerole, gas, "Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes", eruption, stream, "volcanic ash", sublimation
Conclusion 26:30 - 26:59 (00:29) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", volcano, agriculture, "ocean basin", water, ocean, atmosphere, geologist
Mitigation 15:04 - 15:25 (00:21) / 0.6 MB landslide, "Portuguese Bend", "Palos Verdes Peninsula", "geologic hazard", mitigation, geologist
Possible Landslide 21:38 - 22:57 (01:19) / 1.7 MB "Ann Meeker", "mass wasting", landslide, creep, slump, mitigation, building, construction, drilling, geologist, structure, soil, sampling, "grain size", moisture, color, slope, fill, engineering
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"
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
Reconstructing Ancient Landscapes 17:49 - 18:37 (00:48) / 1.0 MB "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", geologist, "mud crack", "ripple mark", cross-bedding, landscape, "San Andreas Fault", "San Gabriel Fault", "Ridge Basin", "Southern California", basin, mountain
Uses of Sedimentary Rocks 23:25 - 24:42 (01:17) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", "sedimentary rock", geologist, "Earth's surface", crust, "fossil fuel", oil, "natural gas", coal, "building material", cement, sand, gravel, concrete, "iron ore", steel, bauxite, aluminum, brick, tile, "cut stone", asphalt
Record of Earth's History 25:06 - 25:34 (00:28) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", geologist, "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "Grand Canyon", "geologic time", "Earth's surface", mountain
Information In Metamorphic Rocks 02:29 - 02:46 (00:17) / 0.3 MB "James Sadd", metamorphism, structure, mineral, crust, geologist, "tectonic activity", "metamorphic rock"
Protolith 03:20 - 04:19 (00:59) / 1.6 MB "Douglas M. Morton", geologist, protolith, metamorphism, limestone, marble, "metamorphic rock", basalt, "volcanic rock", amphibolite, composition, fold, fault, pressure, temperature, mountain
Shear Stress 05:51 - 06:52 (01:01) / 1.8 MB "shear stress", crystal, Chinese, "snowball garnet", geologist, metamorphism, mineral, inclusion, "multi-ringed model", plane
Foliation 07:50 - 08:54 (01:04) / 1.3 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", "directed stress", compression, metamorphism, structure, temperature, pressure, mineral, layering, geologist, foliation, "shear stress", "metamorphic rock", "mica schist", subduction, recrystallization
Melting 10:40 - 11:12 (00:32) / 0.7 MB metamorphism, temperature, melting, "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", geologist, megmatite, granite, burial
Composition 11:12 - 12:11 (00:59) / 2.0 MB "John Rosenfeld", "metamorphic rock", geologist, composition, metamorphism, water, temperature, "carbon dioxide"
Pressure Gauges and Thermometers 15:42 - 16:24 (00:42) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", metamorphism, experiment, composition, temperature, pressure, mineral, "metamorphic rock", atom, geologist
Metamorphic Grades 17:55 - 18:32 (00:37) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", metamorphism, "metamorphic grade", temperature, pressure, prediction, crystalline, texture, geologist, protolith
Progressive Metamorphism 18:32 - 18:49 (00:17) / 0.4 MB "Douglas M. Morton", metamorphism, geologist
Preserved Record 20:08 - 21:02 (00:54) / 1.1 MB metamorphism, "metamorphic rock", temperature, pressure, fluid, "chemical reaction", ion, mineral, recrystallization, geologist, deformation, crust, "plate tectonics"
Blue Schist 21:02 - 22:19 (01:17) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", geologist, metamorphism, "metamorphic facies", pressure, temperature, "metamorphic rock", "plate tectonics", "blue schist", experiment, mineral, crust, "blue schist facies", heat, subduction
Plate Collision 22:19 - 22:34 (00:15) / 0.3 MB metamorphism, "metamorphic rock", geologist, temperature, pressure, "plate tectonics", collision
Garnet Growth Rates 22:34 - 23:33 (00:59) / 1.4 MB "John Rosenfeld", metamorphism, "United States", "snowball garnet", orogeny, "Appalachian Mountains", "rubidium isotope decay", geologist, crystal, Vermont, "geologic time", humans, tree
Snowball Garnets 25:07 - 25:25 (00:18) / 0.6 MB "snowball garnet", geologist, crystalline, collision, orogeny, "geologic time", "plate tectonics"
Flooding 11:37 - 12:12 (00:35) / 0.7 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", meander, river, flood, "geologic hazard", "over-bank discharge", geologist, stream, bank
Rivers and Valleys 02:48 - 03:46 (00:58) / 1.2 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, valley, geologist, "mass wasting", sediment, stream, erosion, slope, "base level", degradation, "flow velocity", sea, "sea level"
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
River Drainage Patterns 06:58 - 08:02 (01:04) / 2.2 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", "rock type", structure, river, "drainage pattern", stream, geologist, "sedimentary rock", "dendritic pattern", fracture, fault, "intersecting pattern", "trellis pattern", erosion, slope, valley
Rejuvenation 08:02 - 09:07 (01:05) / 1.2 MB "Dee Trent", stream, river, landscape, erosion, uplift, "base level", geologist, rejuvenation, landform, "stream terrace", valley, meander, floodplain
Uses of Groundwater 01:39 - 02:47 (01:08) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", groundwater, water, irrigation, agriculture, industry, lake, river, "Earth's surface", pollution, geologist, soil, "surface water", replenishment, infiltration
Flow of Groundwater 07:15 - 07:36 (00:21) / 0.6 MB groundwater, cave, geologist, "water flow", spring, river, "Earth's surface", flood
Water Table 07:36 - 08:30 (00:54) / 1.6 MB geologist, "Earth's surface", groundwater, "saturated zone", "unsaturated zone", well, "water table", topography, "surface water"
Water Quality 20:39 - 21:47 (01:08) / 1.7 MB "Jim Goodrich", "Orange County", geologist, "coastal basin", ocean, "sea water", "fresh water", salt, pollution, well, "Water Factory 21", groundwater, "injection barrier", "salt water intrusion"
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"
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"
Glaciology 24:57 - 25:47 (00:50) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial cycle", "carbon dioxide", geologist, "global climate change", "Greenhouse Effect", prediction, rainfall, weather, hurricane, drought, "global warming", human
Conclusion 26:06 - 26:57 (00:51) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", coastline, landscape, humans, beach, geologist, "geologic hazard"
Nonrenewable Resources 02:20 - 03:28 (01:08) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", life, humans, "human power", resource, "Industrial Revolution", fuel, oil, "natural gas", coal, uranium, energy, geologist
Petroleum Exploration 04:15 - 05:00 (00:45) / 0.8 MB "Stephen Scott", exploration, structure, oil, gas, density, geologist, "seismic wave", crust, rock, hardness, "rock formation", "rock layer", contact, reflection, image
Geologic Exploration 12:49 - 13:50 (01:01) / 1.2 MB "John Everett", satellite, wavelength, technology, geologist, forester, climatologist, oceanographer, physicist, geology, exploration, oil, gas, groundwater, mineral
Mosaic 15:15 - 16:05 (00:50) / 1.1 MB "Byron Loubert", image, mosaic, geologist, mapping
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
Petroleum Depletion 17:36 - 18:40 (01:04) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", "reflection seismology", "horizontal drilling", "satellite remote sensing", satellite, oil, gas, reserve, geologist, exploration, technology, energy, "fossil fuel", environment, "public health", "sedimentary rock", "geologic time", power, "nonrenewable resource"
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