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Title Comment Keywords
Rocks and Minerals n.a. / n.a. rock, mineral, igneous rock, sedimentary rock, metamorphic rock, extrusive igneous rock, intrusive igneous rock, clastic sedimentary rock, biologic sedimentary rock, chemical sedimentary rock, foliated metamorphic rock, non-foliated metamorphic rock
Continental Crust 08:12 - 09:20 (01:08) / 1.2 MB "Thomas Henyey", "continental crust", "igneous rock", metamorphism, "sedimentary rock", "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", "sedimentary rock", silicate
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
Ancient Heart of North America 02:44 - 03:48 (01:04) / 1.9 MB "Canadian Shield", "Superior Province", craton, granulite, greenstone, "metamorphic rock", erosion, "volcanic rock", "sedimentary rock", "island arc"
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
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
Subduction and Accretion 13:27 - 14:37 (01:10) / 1.4 MB subduction, accretion, mountain, orogeny, lithosphere, India, Asia, "ocean basin", collision, "sedimentary rock", "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "convergent plate margin", Madagascar, Fiji
How Far Did These Terranes Travel 17:18 - 18:25 (01:07) / 1.2 MB terrane, "exotic terrane", "suspect terrane", paleomagnetism, fossil, "oceanic crust", continent, accretion, mountain, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "J. Lawford Anderson"
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
Weathering and Erosion 03:22 - 03:58 (00:36) / 0.6 MB "Dee Trent", crust, "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", "sedimentary rock", "Earth's surface", weathering, erosion, "rock composition", "mechanical weathering", "chemical weathering", mineral
Metamorphic Rocks 30 minutes / n.a. metamorphism, temperature, pressure, "metamorphic rock", mineral, "plate tectonics", time, crust, composition, "snowball garnet", "sedimentary rock", "igneous rock", heat, crystal
Information In Metamorphic Rocks 02:29 - 02:46 (00:17) / 0.3 MB "James Sadd", metamorphism, structure, mineral, crust, geologist, "tectonic activity", "metamorphic rock"
Metamorphic Rocks 02:46 - 03:20 (00:34) / 0.7 MB "metamorphic rock", "fine-grained", granite, marble, "sedimentary rock", "igneous rock", metamorphism
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
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
Geologic Hazard 08:54 - 09:55 (01:01) / 1.4 MB "Douglas M. Morton", "Ann Meeker", foliation, dam, road, engineering, "metamorphic rock", "sedimentary rock", landslide, structure, construction, orientation, "geologic hazard"
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
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"
Migrating Fluids 12:11 - 12:46 (00:35) / 1.1 MB "metamorphic rock", temperature, magma, orogeny, crust, intrusion, "migrating fluid", "chemical reaction", protolith, pressure
Geologic Settings 13:09 - 13:53 (00:44) / 1.3 MB "James Sadd", "metamorphic rock", magma, intrusion, "contact metamorphism", "convergent plate", "plate tectonics", "regional metamorphism", temperature, pressure
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 Facies 16:48 - 17:34 (00:46) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", "metamorphic facies", basalt, metamorphism, temperature, pressure, composition, mineral, "metamorphic rock", amphibole, "amphibolite facies"
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
Conclusion 25:25 - 26:50 (01:25) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", metamorphism, crust, "Earth's surface", "metamorphic rock", "oceanic crust", "metamorphic grade", fossil, life, "geologic time", "plate tectonics", mountain, erosion, ocean, continent, temperature, pressure, collision, "convergent plate margin", subduction, melting, magma
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