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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
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
Soil Horizons 15:35 - 16:19 (00:44) / 1.0 MB weathering, soil, rock, horizon, "loamy topsoil", "A horizon", "B horizon", "C horizon", humus, plant, rainfall, water, leaching
Slump 06:57 - 07:45 (00:48) / 1.0 MB "mass wasting", speed, movement, slump, "rocky debris", rainfall, earthflow, bedrock
Mudflows and Debris Flows 15:50 - 16:48 (00:58) / 2.5 MB "mass wasting", "mudflow", "debris flow", creep, slump, landslide, water, movement, viscosity, density, sand, silt, boulder, rainfall, snow, gravity, "geologic hazard"
Mudflow Channel 16:48 - 18:12 (01:24) / 1.6 MB "Wade Wells II", "U.S. Forest Service", hydrologist, "flood control channel", mountain, mudflow, rainfall, mud, "geologic hazard", Wrightwood, "San Andreas Fault", fault, bedrock, "mass wasting"
Destructive Flows 25:37 - 26:22 (00:45) / 1.8 MB "mass wasting", "geologic hazard", speed, creep, slump, landslide, rainfall, mountain, canyon, viscosity, density, mudflow, debris flow, rockslide, "rock avalanche", valley
Introduction to Running Water 00:40 - 02:05 (01:25) / 2.0 MB introduction, "James Sadd", "Herodotus", "Pierre Perrault", river, water, Nile, rainfall, discharge, "River Seine", France, "drainage basin", civilization
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
Origin of Groundwater 02:47 - 04:14 (01:27) / 2.7 MB groundwater, water, "fresh water", humans, "Earth's surface", lake, river, rainfall, bedrock, stream, fissure, basalt, granite
Effluence 08:30 - 09:10 (00:40) / 1.6 MB "Earth's surface", valley, "saturated zone", groundwater, river, lake, season, rainfall, effluence
Aquifers 11:46 - 13:11 (01:25) / 2.9 MB "Jim Goodrich", aquifer, "United States", "Los Angeles", "Orange County", "fresh water", California, rainfall, desert, "coastal plain", groundwater, "perennial stream", snow, mountain, river, "surface water"
Landfills 17:47 - 19:12 (01:25) / 3.1 MB pollution, groundwater, landfill, rainfall, "saturated zone", clay, leachate
Water Supply 24:49 - 25:54 (01:05) / 1.7 MB "James Sadd", life, groundwater, resource, "recharge area", infiltration, rainfall, snow, "surface water", fracture, "pore space", permeability, aquifer, subsidence, pollution, well
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
Subtropical Deserts 04:14 - 05:45 (01:31) / 1.3 MB orbit, Sun, tropic, Equator, evaporation, condensation, cloud, rainfall, air, humid
Rain Shadows 05:45 - 07:05 (01:20) / 1.8 MB "Art Montana", desert, subtropic, "rain shadow", "Pacific Ocean", air, coast, mountain, cloud, rainfall, snow, "Sierra Nevada", California, "Mojave Desert", "United States", Gobi, Asia, "South America", Andes
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"
Vegetation 19:00 - 19:48 (00:48) / 2.0 MB vegetation, air, rainfall, Sun, plant
Development and Overgrazing 19:48 - 20:49 (01:01) / 1.9 MB vegetation, humans, atmosphere, plant, tree, air, climate, rainfall, semi-arid, desert, desertification, agriculture, grazing
Dust Bowl 20:49 - 21:42 (00:53) / 1.1 MB desertification, desert, "United States", "Great Plains", "ecological balance", rainfall, plant, agriculture, grazing, soil, drought, "dust bowl", "soil conservation"
Sahel 21:42 - 23:02 (01:20) / 2.3 MB desert, desertification, Africa, Sahel, Sahara, semi-arid, rainfall, grazing, drought, plant, soil, cattle, "dust storm", dune, Ethiopia, Sudan, human
Glaciology 24:57 - 25:47 (00:50) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial cycle", "carbon dioxide", geologist, "global climate change", "Greenhouse Effect", prediction, rainfall, weather, hurricane, drought, "global warming", human
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