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Life on Land 10:50 - 12:11 (01:21) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", life, atmosphere, oxygen, photosynthesis, stromatolite, algae, ozone, "carbon dioxide", "solar radiation", Precambrian, Paleozoic, limestone, ocean, horse, camel, humans, sycamore, "carbon cycle"
Water and Moisture 06:42 - 08:06 (01:24) / 2.2 MB "chemical weathering", weathering, water, moisture, "chemical decomposition", mineral, rainfall, "carbon dioxide", atmosphere, "carbonic acid", vegetation, soil, limestone, "rock composition", iron, oxygen, "iron oxide", limonite, geothite, hematite, rust
Biological Contribution 07:42 - 08:56 (01:14) / 1.3 MB "sedimentary rock", "chemical sedimentation", ocean, "biological activity", algae, coral, invertebrate, "calcium carbonate", shell, reef, "sea floor", limestone, fossil, chalk, plant, animal, life, "continental shelf", radiolaria, diatom, silica, chert, diatomite
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"
Ridge Basin 18:37 - 20:06 (01:29) / 2.1 MB "Cathy Busby-Spera", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "Ridge Basin", sedimentologist, lake, "fine grained sediment", "thin bed", water, "depositional environment", "river channel", continuity, limestone, microfossil, "fresh water", "mud crack", "ripple mark"
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
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
Rising Temperature 09:55 - 10:40 (00:45) / 1.3 MB "directed stress", temperature, mineral, "metamorphic rock", recrystallization, texture, "igneous rock", "sedimentary rock", limestone, calcite, heat, metamorphism, crystal
Contact Metamorphism 13:53 - 14:52 (00:59) / 1.3 MB "Douglas M. Morton", "contact metamorphism", marble, intrusion, "igneous rock", tonalite, limestone, element, "chemical reaction", iron, aluminum, silicon, garnet, silica, wollastonite, "calcium silicate"
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"
Stalactites and Stalagmites 05:53 - 07:15 (01:22) / 1.7 MB cave, groundwater, "carbon dioxide", "carbonic acid", limestone, precipitation, evaporation, "calcium carbonate", stalactite, stalagmite
Oil In Pore Spaces 07:00 - 08:17 (01:17) / 1.6 MB "Anthony Marino", Arco, Bakersfield, California, oil, deposit, well, drilling, reservoir, "sedimentary rock", sandstone, limestone, pressure, gas, "rock formation"
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