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Title Comment Keywords
The Sea Floor 30 minutes / n.a. "mid-oceanic ridge", submersible, crust, topography, nodule, manganese, "sea floor", life
Sea Floor Volcanoes 07:58 - 08:33 (00:35) / 0.3 MB volcano, "abyssal plain", seamount, "mid-oceanic ridge"
Mid-Ocean Ridges 08:33 - 09:12 (00:39) / 0.4 MB "mid-oceanic ridge", fissure
Origin of the Sea Floor 10:39 - 11:02 (00:23) / 0.5 MB core, "mid-oceanic ridge", "sea floor spreading"
Sea Floor Spreading and Subduction 11:02 - 11:53 (00:51) / 0.5 MB "mid-oceanic ridge", fissure, "lava flow", crust, subduction
Sea Floor Resources 18:42 - 19:32 (00:50) / 0.6 MB resource, oil, gas, "mid-oceanic ridge", metal, manganese, copper, zinc, iron, gold, "hydrothermal vent", nodule
Manganese Nodules 19:32 - 20:25 (00:53) / 0.8 MB manganese, nodule, iron, cobalt, nickel, metal, "calcium carbonate", "hot spring", "mid-oceanic ridge", "Richard Hazlett"
Harvesting Undersea Resources 20:25 - 21:17 (00:52) / 0.5 MB oil, manganese, nodule, ecosystem, "mid-oceanic ridge", "Richard Hazlett"
Nature and Growth of the Sea Floor 21:17 - 21:39 (00:22) / 0.2 MB "mid-oceanic ridge", structure, "spreading rate"
Life Forms in the Ocean Environment 22:40 - 23:28 (00:48) / 0.4 MB "mid-oceanic ridge", submersible, organism, life
Strange Animals in an Alien Environment 23:28 - 25:01 (01:33) / 1.0 MB "mid-oceanic ridge", "hot vent", submersible, Alvin, temperature, pressure, "tube worm", crab, "giant clam", bacteria, "hydrogen sulfide", "Tanya L. Atwater"
The Birth of a Theory 30 minutes / n.a. "Alfred Wegener", "plate tectonics", "mid-oceanic ridge", "continental drift", "sea floor spreading", mountain, continent, crust, paleomagnetism, "ocean basin", "magnetic field"
Topography of the Sea Floor 09:59 - 11:06 (01:07) / 0.7 MB "Harry H. Hess", technology, fathometer, depth, Princeton, topography, "sea floor", guyot, "wave erosion", "mid-oceanic ridge"
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
Sea Floor Spreading 12:06 - 12:56 (00:50) / 0.4 MB "Gary Ernst", "continental drift", "sea floor spreading", "Alfred Wegener", "Harry H. Hess", continent, "ocean basin", "mid-oceanic ridge"
No Evidence For An Expanding Earth 12:56 - 13:54 (00:58) / 0.7 MB "Harry H. Hess", "sea floor spreading", "mid-oceanic ridge", Earth, crust, trench, subduction, "Alfred Wegener", data, geopoetry, paleomagnetism
Mirror Image of Magnetic Patterns 16:52 - 17:31 (00:39) / 0.4 MB "Frederick Vine", "Drummand Matthews", "magnetic reversal", "sea floor spreading", "magnetic field", polarity, "mid-oceanic ridge"
Scripp's Oceanographic Institution 17:31 - 18:24 (00:53) / 0.6 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", "Frederick Vine", "Drummand Matthews", "sea floor", "magnetic field", "mid-oceanic ridge", "Scripps Institution of Oceanography"
Transform Faults 18:24 - 19:31 (01:07) / 0.6 MB "J. Tuzo Wilson", "Lynn Sykes", earthquake, fault, "mid-oceanic ridge", "sea floor spreading", "mid-Atlantic ridge", "transform fault"
Sampling the Sea Floor 19:31 - 20:30 (00:59) / 1.3 MB "transform fault", oceanographer, sampling, "sea floor", "Glomar Challenger", "drill core", "mid-oceanic ridge", paleomagnetism, "sea floor spreading", fossil, paleoclimate, mountain, "mineral deposit"
Plate Tectonics 20:30 - 20:57 (00:27) / 0.2 MB "plate tectonics", "mid-oceanic ridge", subduction, fault, plate, "Donald MacKenzie", "Robert Palmer", Earth
Rift Zone 02:59 - 04:01 (01:02) / 1.4 MB "plate tectonics", "convergent plate margin", Iceland, "mid-Atlantic ridge", "mid-oceanic ridge", rift, landscape, earthquake, geyser, "hot spring", crust, "lava flow", "volcanic ash", basalt, fissure, volcano, plate, magma, "divergent plate"
Sea Floor Spreading 04:35 - 05:33 (00:58) / 0.5 MB "plate tectonics", "oceanic crust", crust, magma, volcano, "divergent plate", "mid-oceanic ridge", rift, "sea floor spreading", plate, topography, orogeny, collision, "deep-sea trench", subduction
Convection In Plate Motion 15:32 - 16:10 (00:38) / 0.4 MB "plate tectonics", convection, plate, theory, "mid-oceanic ridge", gravity, geologist
Push and Pull of Plates 16:10 - 17:34 (01:24) / 0.7 MB "Gary Ernst", lithosphere, "plate tectonics", trench, "mid-oceanic ridge", modeling, asthenosphere, plate
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"
Coral Atolls 23:16 - 24:37 (01:21) / 1.0 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", Hawaii, seamount, guyot, "sea floor", island, erosion, wave, plate, "hot spot", "mid-oceanic ridge", "coral reef", "coral atoll"
Volcanoes and Magma 02:19 - 03:46 (01:27) / 1.9 MB "James Sadd", volcano, magma, "interior of the Earth", eruption, "volcanic gas", "volcanic ash", atmosphere, climate, Sun, "sea floor", "mid-oceanic ridge", crust
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