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Change in Environmental Conditions 04:59 - 06:49 (01:50) / 2.8 MB "Stanley Aramic", fossil, "Alexander Hills", "Eastern California", stromatolite, "sedimentary rock", environment, sand, cyanobacteria, "rate of sedimentation", deposition, precipitation, "calcium carbonate", "Crystal Spring Formation"
Minerals: The Materials of Earth 30 minutes / n.a. mineral, rock, "physical property", "mineral identification", quartz, precipitation, element, "crystal structure", crystal, atom, "metallic mineral", "laboratory analysis", crust, color, "chemical composition"
Hydrothermal Precipitates 21:19 - 21:48 (00:29) / 0.5 MB gold, silver, copper, "metallic mineral", mineral, precipitation, "hydrothermal solution", fissure, "rare mineral", "J. Lawford Anderson"
Hydrothermal Ore Deposits 21:48 - 22:58 (01:10) / 1.1 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", magma, "igneous intrusion", "metallic mineral", "ore deposit", "hydrothermal ore deposit", metal, element, mineral, quartz, feldspar, mica, "lava flow", crystal, water, boiling, fracture, "magma chamber", precipitation
Crystallization In Water 22:58 - 23:43 (00:45) / 1.2 MB crystallization, precipitation, water, "chemical reaction", mineral, element, hematite, iron, oxygen, sand, sandstone
Evaporation 23:43 - 23:53 (00:10) / 0.3 MB evaporation, "sea water", "lake water", precipitation, halite, mineral, evaporite
Sublimation 23:53 - 24:25 (00:32) / 0.6 MB mineral, precipitation, gas, sublimation, "sulfur dioxide", eruption, volcanism, crystal, sulfur, "volcanic vent", "Thomas Hartnett"
Minerals Formed By Biologic Processes 24:25 - 24:45 (00:20) / 0.4 MB mineral, "biological activity", oyster, pearl, sponge, coral, "calcium carbonate", "sea water", precipitation, calcite, aragonite
Acid Rain 11:11 - 12:01 (00:50) / 2.3 MB "James Sadd", weathering, "chemical weathering", "parent rock", "industrial age", "carbon dioxide", "nitrogen oxide", "sulfur dioxide", atmosphere, "fossil fuel", forest, pollution, gas, rainfall, precipitation, "Earth's surface", "acid rain"
Pollution 12:01 - 13:12 (01:11) / 2.0 MB weathering, "chemical weathering", pollution, "acid rain", "sulfur dioxide", sulfur, coal, moisture, atmosphere, "sulfuric acid", acid, "carbon dioxide", "carbon monoxide", "nitrogen oxide", rainfall, plant, tree, masonry, stone, forest, lake, woodland, Europe, "North American Continent", precipitation
Rainfall 02:05 - 02:43 (00:38) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", river, rainfall, water, precipitation, groundwater, "glacial ice", "soil moisture", atmosphere, evaporation, plant, landform
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
Wind, Dust and Deserts 30 minutes / n.a. desert, wind, rainfall, plant, soil, sand, evaporation, air, vegetation, precipitation, dune, desertification, climate
Deserts 01:54 - 03:06 (01:12) / 1.4 MB "Art Montana", "Tropic of Cancer", "Tropic of Capricorn", desert, "Earth's surface", vegetation, Antarctica, precipitation, polar, "South Pole", "Point Barrow", Alaska, rainfall, soil, water, pond, lake, "Mojave Desert", California, "giant yucca", "Joshua tree"
Regions of Infrequent Precipitation 03:06 - 04:14 (01:08) / 1.4 MB desert, landscape, Antarctica, polar, Alaska, sand, "Mojave Desert", precipitation, evaporation, "subtropical desert", Equator, humid, rainfall, "tropical rainforest", tropic, subtropic, arid
Land Locked Regions 08:29 - 08:54 (00:25) / 0.4 MB ocean, rainfall, China, Gobi, Taklamakan, air, precipitation, water, "rain shadow", desert, mountain
Flashflooding 10:22 - 11:06 (00:44) / 1.0 MB desert, landform, rainfall, precipitation, flashflooding, erosion, transportation, sediment, canyon, deposition, mountain, "alluvial fan", environment
Desert Varnish 16:42 - 18:16 (01:34) / 3.5 MB "Richard Hazlett", desert, "desert varnish", "manganese oxide", clay, weathering, evaporation, precipitation, "acid rain", "chemical weathering", rainfall, microbe, "biological activity"
Glaciers 02:33 - 03:27 (00:54) / 1.1 MB "James Zumberge", glacier, snow, ice, temperature, polar, Equator, mountain, "high elevation", precipitation, season, climate
Seasonal Layers 22:12 - 23:50 (01:38) / 2.5 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", climate, "stable oxygen isotope", oxygen, snow, glacier, "glacial ice", "ice core", "Ice Age", precipitation, season, temperature, Antarctica, Greenland, Equator, climatologist, meteorologist, wind
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