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Title Comment Keywords
Plate Tectonics n.a. / n.a. plate tectonics, crust, mantle, core, plate, plate boundary, divergent plate boundary, convergent plate boundary, transform plate boundary, lithosphere, asthenosphere, earthquake, subduction zone
The Restless Planet 30 minutes / n.a. atmosphere, planet, volcano, "plate tectonics", ocean, mantle, life, convection
Layers of the Earth 13:35 - 14:31 (00:56) / 0.9 MB "Don L. Anderson", "inner core", "outer core", mantle, crust
Oceanic Lava's Source 14:31 - 14:59 (00:28) / 0.3 MB volcano, mantle
Convection 21:43 - 22:32 (00:49) / 1.1 MB convection, mantle, earthquake, volcano, mountain
Plates and Lava Lakes 23:40 - 24:25 (00:45) / 1.1 MB "plate tectonics", plate, mantle, convection, "lava lake"
Earth's Interior 30 minutes / n.a. magnetism, "magnetic field", mantle, "seismic wave", ophiolite, "magnetic reversal", earthquake, "continental crust", geophysics, gravity
The three layers of the Earth's interior 07:22 - 07:46 (00:24) / 0.3 MB geophysicist, crust, mantle, core
Zenoliths 09:39 - 10:05 (00:26) / 0.8 MB zenolith, mantle
Ophiolites 10:05 - 11:09 (01:04) / 1.3 MB ophiolite, mantle, "Scott Bogue", gabbro, iron, magnesium, sediment, "sea floor"
Ophiolites 11:09 - 11:47 (00:38) / 0.6 MB ophiolite, "continental crust", mantle, "oceanic crust", "Scott Bogue"
Seismological Research 12:38 - 12:56 (00:18) / 0.6 MB ophiolite, mantle, geophysicist, "seismological research", "Earth's interior"
The Hot Zones n.a. / n.a. crust, mantle, core
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
Guyots 11:06 - 12:06 (01:00) / 0.5 MB "Harry H. Hess", "Robert Dietz", "Gary Ernst", guyot, "wave erosion", island, subsidence, crust, "sea floor spreading", "mid-Atlantic ridge", upwelling, mantle, "mid-oceanic ridge", convection
Mechanisms of Plate Tectonics 23:42 - 25:06 (01:24) / 0.8 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", mechanism, "Alfred Wegener", convection, Earth, crust, plate, mantle, process, mountain, basin
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
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"
Subduction Zone 07:15 - 07:45 (00:30) / 0.3 MB "plate tectonics", "convergent plate", "oceanic crust", "continental crust", subduction, plate, mantle, convection, mechanism
Island Arc System 07:45 - 08:41 (00:56) / 0.4 MB "plate tectonics", plate, subduction, trench, earthquake, mantle, crust, basalt, "oceanic crust", pressure, magma, andesite, eruption, "volcanic chain", island, "island arc"
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
Convention Analogy 12:14 - 12:44 (00:30) / 0.2 MB convection, "plate tectonics", heat, mantle
Gravity Drives Convection 12:44 - 13:14 (00:30) / 0.4 MB convection, gravity, "plate tectonics", viscosity, mantle
Deformation of Rocks 13:14 - 14:50 (01:36) / 0.9 MB "Scott Paterson", deformation, strain, rock, "distortion rate", fracture, stress, fold, flow, mantle, temperature, "geologic time", "plate tectonics"
Heat Within the Earth 14:50 - 15:32 (00:42) / 0.4 MB "Jason Saleeby", rock, flow, convection, mantle, heat, "radioactive decay", "plate tectonics", element, uranium, thorium, potassium
Depth of Convection 17:34 - 18:18 (00:44) / 0.4 MB mantle, convection, "single convection cell", "sea floor spreading", modeling, "boundary layer", theory, seismic, "plate tectonics", depth
Upper and Lower Mantle 18:18 - 19:53 (01:35) / 1.0 MB "Don L. Anderson", mantle, plate, subduction, "Pacific Ocean", earthquake, depth, seismic, convection, viscosity, "mid-oceanic ridge", basalt, lithosphere, "plate tectonics"
Convection in the Core 19:53 - 20:30 (00:37) / 0.3 MB "Don L. Anderson", convection, mantle, core, "Kormel Boundary", viscosity, "magnetic field"
Hot Spots 21:20 - 22:09 (00:49) / 0.5 MB plate, "plate tectonics", convection, mantle, rock, lithosphere, "mantle plume", atmosphere, "hot spot", volcano
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
Changes in the Lithosphere 05:53 - 06:41 (00:48) / 0.7 MB lithosphere, plate, "continental margin", "tectonic activity", convection, greenstone, protocontinent, mantle, "Jason Saleeby"
Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks 10:36 - 11:12 (00:36) / 0.4 MB mountain, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", orogeny, sediment, fold, melting, "granitic rock", magma, mantle, basalt, crust, "Jason Saleeby"
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
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"
Mountains Have Thick Crustal Roots 19:36 - 21:07 (01:31) / 1.7 MB "Eastern North America", "Appalachian Mountains", collision, erosion, mountain, orogeny, uplift, gravity, "Himalaya Mountains", crust, mantle, "convergent plate", compression, isostasy, "G. B. Airy"
The Rising Crust 21:07 - 22:10 (01:03) / 1.0 MB mountain, orogeny, erosion, uplift, mantle, crust, topography, isostasy
Isostatic Equilibrium 22:10 - 23:35 (01:25) / 1.3 MB isostasy, crust, gravity, mountain, orogeny, uplift, erosion, mantle, craton, "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
Benioff zone, Wadati-Benioff zone n.a. / n.a. "Benioff zone", mantle, "Wadati-Benioff zone"
lithosphere, asthenosphere n.a. / n.a. lithosphere, asthenosphere, mantle
mantle n.a. / n.a. mantle
Depth and Pressure 19:00 - 19:45 (00:45) / 0.8 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", "covalent bond", carbon, atom, diamond, graphite, "layered crystal structure", pressure, depth, mantle
Volcanic Eruptions 00:40 - 02:04 (01:24) / 1.6 MB volcano, eruption, "lava flow", magma, crust, mantle, crystallization, intrusion, "igneous rock", "Mount Saint Helens", Kilauea, "James Sadd"
Ocean Basalt 13:04 - 13:49 (00:45) / 0.6 MB ocean, ridge, "spreading center", magma, mantle, crystal, basalt, subduction, crust, volcano, "rim of fire", "J. Lawford Anderson"
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"
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"
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