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Title Comment Keywords
The Crust is Different 10:58 - 11:36 (00:38) / 1.0 MB crust, "Earth's formation", granite
Continental and Oceanic Crusts 07:46 - 08:12 (00:26) / 0.6 MB crust, "continental crust", "oceanic crust", granite, basalt, ocean, continent
Depths of the Oceans 03:54 - 04:27 (00:33) / 0.4 MB crust, granite, basalt, depth
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
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"
Analyzing Rocks 13:29 - 14:51 (01:22) / 1.6 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", petrologist, granite, "Whipple Mountains", "Colorado River", California, "rock age", "rock origin", crust, "laboratory analysis", mineral, "chemical composition", "rock slab", "thin section", microscope, mineral, intergrowth
Beams of Electrons 16:33 - 17:33 (01:00) / 0.9 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", electrons, "laboratory analysis", "thin section", "chemical composition", mineral, rock, pressure, depth, granite, "rock origin", "Whipple Mountains", crust, "rock age", magma
Intrusive Igneous Rocks 30 minutes / n.a. magma, igneous, crystal, crust, granite, basalt, plutonic, volcano, intrusion, pluton, mineral, felsic, andesite, "plate tectonics"
Igneous Rocks 02:04 - 03:09 (01:05) / 1.1 MB volcano, "James Hutton", "Abraham Vernor", granite, Scotland, "igneous rock", eruption, volcano, magma
Intrusion 04:17 - 05:46 (01:29) / 1.7 MB "James Hutton", granite, plutonic, Scotland, mafic, gabbro, felsic, granite, silica, aluminum, diorite, volcanism, cooling, crystallization, magma, crystal, igneous
Intrusion 04:17 - 05:46 (01:29) / 1.7 MB "James Hutton", granite, plutonic, Scotland, mafic, gabbro, felsic, granite, silica, aluminum, diorite, volcanism, cooling, crystallization, magma, crystal, igneous
Crystals and Cooling 05:46 - 06:48 (01:02) / 1.4 MB "James Sadd", dike, andesite, magma, gneiss, heat, crystal, granite, rhyolite, phenocryst
Textures and Conditions 06:48 - 07:53 (01:05) / 1.6 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", crystal, phaneritic, granite, aphanitic, obsidian
Differentiation 11:21 - 12:07 (00:46) / 0.6 MB crystal, "David Sigurdson", "Norman Bowen", granite, differentiation, magma, basalt, mafic, felsic, mineral
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"
Weathering and Soils 30 minutes / n.a. weathering, soil, "chemical weathering", water, rock, plant, erosion, "mechanical weathering", granite, agriculture, climate, "acid rain"
Weathering 01:55 - 03:00 (01:05) / 1.8 MB "James Sadd", rock, "sea floor", uplift, orogeny, regression, "environment of formation", "Earth's surface", weathering, polar, tropic, granite, mineral
Ice Wedging 04:38 - 05:41 (01:03) / 1.3 MB "ice wedging", weathering, "mechanical weathering", water, volume, pressure, granite
Minerals and Weathering 09:40 - 10:44 (01:04) / 1.2 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", granite, weathering, mineral, temperature, quartz, feldspar, "chemical weathering", plagioclase, clay, orthoclase, sediment, rock, "sedimentary rock"
Calcium and Phosphorous 13:48 - 15:09 (01:21) / 2.4 MB weathering, "chemical weathering", calcium, phosphorous, element, bone, plant, soil, animal, apatite, granite, phosphate, rock, "food chain", life, vertebrate
Parent Rock 16:19 - 17:04 (00:45) / 1.2 MB weathering, soil, "parent rock", granite, "sandy soil", quartz, clay, feldspar, basalt, iron, permeability, "fertile soil", vegetation
Metamorphic Rocks 02:46 - 03:20 (00:34) / 0.7 MB "metamorphic rock", "fine-grained", granite, marble, "sedimentary rock", "igneous rock", metamorphism
Melting 10:40 - 11:12 (00:32) / 0.7 MB metamorphism, temperature, melting, "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", geologist, megmatite, granite, burial
Dissolution 06:45 - 07:10 (00:25) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", river, stream, dissolution, erosion, "mineral composition", bedrock, limestone, granite, temperature, acid, "flow velocity"
Origin of Groundwater 02:47 - 04:14 (01:27) / 2.7 MB groundwater, water, "fresh water", humans, "Earth's surface", lake, river, rainfall, bedrock, stream, fissure, basalt, granite
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