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Title Comment Keywords
Ophiolites 10:05 - 11:09 (01:04) / 1.3 MB ophiolite, mantle, "Scott Bogue", gabbro, iron, magnesium, sediment, "sea floor"
Abyssal Plain 06:56 - 07:26 (00:30) / 0.3 MB "abyssal plain", pelagic, sediment
Pelagic Sediments 07:26 - 07:58 (00:32) / 0.3 MB pelagic, sediment, plankton, clay, "Tanya L. Atwater"
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
Composition of the Continental Crust 05:05 - 05:53 (00:48) / 1.2 MB "granitic rock", greenstone, magma, crust, volcanism, lithosphere, sediment
Mountains Rose from the Seas mountains, 07:49 - 08:41 (00:52) / 1.1 MB sedimentation, "sedimentary rock", "sea floor", "James Hutton", "J. Lawford Anderson", sediment, orogeny
Nature Recycles Materials 08:41 - 09:29 (00:48) / 0.8 MB "James Hutton", sediment, mountain, "sea floor", uplift, erosion, "plate tectonics", orogeny
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
Hydrocarbons 22:46 - 23:29 (00:43) / 0.8 MB "Stephen M. Scott", "organic material", microorganism, sediment, carbon, hydrocarbon, "oil well", oil, gas, strata
Force Building Land 05:12 - 06:06 (00:54) / 1.2 MB "James Hutton", land, erosion, life, stream, sand, gravel, sediment, "sedimentary rock", uplift, water
Uniformitarianism 07:33 - 08:39 (01:06) / 2.0 MB "James Hutton", Bible, "Theory of Uniformity", Uniformitarianism, uniformity, river, sediment, "sea floor", "sedimentary rock", Scotland, flood, landscape
How Geologists Use Minerals 03:48 - 05:04 (01:16) / 1.4 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", mineral, geologist, geochronologist, "geologic age", rock, "radioactive element", "sedimentary petrologist", stratigrapher, sediment, "sedimentary rock", mountain, erosion, deformation, "igneous petrologist", "metamorphic petrologist", pressure, temperature, crystallization, magma, metamorphism, "plate tectonics", "structural geologist", magnetism, plate, "plate motion"
Convergent Plate Boundary Magma 14:51 - 16:24 (01:33) / 1.6 MB "convergent plate", andesite, diorite, magma, basalt, lithosphere, marine, sediment, serpentine, melting, crust, felsic, "Bowen's Reaction Series", "David Sigurdson"
Plutons 17:40 - 18:02 (00:22) / 0.6 MB pluton, "igneous rock", continent, crust, sediment, mafic, magma, "convergent plate", granite
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"
Minerals and Weathering 09:40 - 10:44 (01:04) / 1.2 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", granite, weathering, mineral, temperature, quartz, feldspar, "chemical weathering", plagioclase, clay, orthoclase, sediment, rock, "sedimentary rock"
Sediment Turns To Stone 10:44 - 11:11 (00:27) / 1.9 MB weathering, grus, sediment, sorting, deposit, cementation, sandstone, siltstone, silt, sand, mineral
Grand Canyon 01:22 - 02:31 (01:09) / 1.1 MB "James Sadd", "Grand Canyon", "John Wesley Powell", geology, "sedimentary rock", "Colorado River", landscape, "geologic time", "geologic history", "mineral composition", "grain size", "grain shape", structure, "rock color", climate, "vegetation pattern", shoreline, topography, "Earth's surface", sediment
Sediment 02:31 - 03:22 (00:51) / 1.0 MB sediment, "mechanical weathering", "chemical weathering", erosion, wind, water, ice, "biological activity", sand, dune, beach, pebble, stream, shell, "sea floor", compaction, cementation, "sedimentary rock"
Transported Sediment 04:39 - 05:15 (00:36) / 0.8 MB "sedimentary rock", sediment, transportation, wind, water, stream, sorting
Running Water I: Rivers, Erosion and Deposition 30 minutes / n.a. river, sediment, discharge, stream, river channel, erosion, transportation, "flow velocity", deposition, energy, flood, slope
Rivers On Landscape 02:43 - 03:15 (00:32) / 0.6 MB river, landscape, canyon, valley, meadow, delta, erosion, transportation, deposition, sediment
Velocity of Water 03:15 - 04:00 (00:45) / 1.3 MB "Dee Trent", river, stream, "water velocity", erosion, transportation, discharge, sediment, slope, gradient, "river channel", friction, energy
Flow Velocity 05:09 - 05:46 (00:37) / 1.7 MB "James Sadd", river, transportation, erosion, sediment, ocean, "flow velocity", energy, slope, gradient
Hydraulic Action 05:46 - 06:18 (00:32) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", river, stream, turbulence, discharge, sediment, "hydraulic action", "river channel", bedrock, "flow velocity"
Abrasion 06:18 - 06:45 (00:27) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", river, stream, abrasion, "rapid current", sediment, scouring, bedrock, energy, "river channel", cobble, erosion, "flow velocity"
Bed Load 07:10 - 08:20 (01:10) / 1.9 MB "James Sadd", "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, stream, erosion, sediment, bedrock, "bed load", crust, transportation, discharge, "flow velocity", "grain shape", "grain size", "grain composition", gravel, cobble, boulder, "traction load"
Suspended and Dissolved Loads 08:47 - 09:17 (00:30) / 0.8 MB river, stream, "bed load", "suspended load", "dissolved load", transportation, sediment, silt, clay, "chemical weathering", discharge
River Bars 09:17 - 10:02 (00:45) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", river, stream, discharge, "flow velocity", turbulence, energy, erosion, transportation, sediment, deposition, "river channel", bar, sand, gravel, ripple
Point Bars and Cut Banks 10:02 - 10:58 (00:56) / 0.8 MB river, bar, "braided stream", sediment, erosion, deposition, meander, valley, lowland, bank, "flow velocity", "point bar", "cut bank", slope, gradient
Levees 13:14 - 14:42 (01:28) / 1.6 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, floodplain, sediment, deposition, flood, "river channel", stream, discharge, "river bed", levee
Dams 14:42 - 15:41 (00:59) / 1.3 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, flood, dam, discharge, valley, stream, deposition, erosion, lake, sediment, reservoir, "river channel"
Mississippi River 16:28 - 17:56 (01:28) / 1.5 MB river, humans, equilibrium, "Mississippi River", "United States", erosion, deposition, sediment, Minnesota, "Gulf of Mexico", bar, commerce, "New Orleans", "Baton Rouge", "North American Continent", "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel"
Red Eye Crossing 17:56 - 18:56 (01:00) / 1.9 MB "Tom J. Pokrefke", river, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", "Waterways Experiment Station", WES, "Vicksburg Mississippi", sediment, deposition, energy, dredge
Computer Model 20:29 - 21:13 (00:44) / 0.6 MB river, "Old River", dam, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Old River Control Project", river, "Mississippi River", "Atchafalaya River", "navigational lock", flow-rate, "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", modeling, WES, "Waterways Experiment Station", discharge, "flow velocity", sediment, deposition
Dikes 21:13 - 22:32 (01:19) / 1.3 MB "Tom J. Pokrefke", river, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel", WES, "Waterways Experiment Station", modeling, dike, "point bar", sediment, transportation, bank, scouring, "flow velocity"
Conclusion 26:12 - 26:57 (00:45) / 1.4 MB "James Sadd", river, "geologic time", climate, slope, "tectonic activity", vegetation, bedrock, crust, sediment, sea, transportation, "Earth's surface", landscape
Running Water II: Landscape Evolution 30 minutes / n.a. river, "Mississippi River", sediment, valley, stream, landscape, erosion, dam, flow-rate, flood, deposition
Introduction to Landscape Evolution 00:40 - 01:58 (01:18) / 1.4 MB introduction, "James Sadd", landscape, river, stream, "Grand Canyon", rock, landform, "Colorado River", valley, transportation, sediment
Influence of Running Water 01:58 - 02:48 (00:50) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", "Colorado River", continent, energy, river, "river channel", erosion, sediment, valley, "mass wasting", landform, slope
Rivers and Valleys 02:48 - 03:46 (00:58) / 1.2 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, valley, geologist, "mass wasting", sediment, stream, erosion, slope, "base level", degradation, "flow velocity", sea, "sea level"
Deltas 10:05 - 11:08 (01:03) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", valley, river, landscape, landform, stream, ocean, lake, "flow velocity", deposition, delta, slope, gradient, sediment, deposition, distributary, "river channel"
Distributaries 11:08 - 11:45 (00:37) / 0.6 MB distributary, delta, river, sediment, deposition, "Mississippi River", Louisiana, silt, sand, clay
Mississippi River 11:45 - 13:01 (01:16) / 1.2 MB "Mississippi River", river, "river channel", sea, sediment, discharge, bank, flood, "Gulf of Mexico", levee, commerce, "stream course"
Stream Capture 15:11 - 16:11 (01:00) / 0.9 MB "Nancy Powell", "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Atchafalaya River", "Mississippi River", "stream capture", river, Fiske, delta, sediment
Old River Control Project 16:11 - 16:52 (00:41) / 0.7 MB "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "U.S. Congress", "Old River Control Project", river, "Old River", sediment, "Mississippi River", "Atchafalaya River", discharge, "Red River", flow-rate
Discharge 21:47 - 22:44 (00:57) / 1.1 MB "Old River", dam, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Old River Control Project", river, "Mississippi River", "Atchafalaya River", "flow velocity", flow-rate, discharge, sediment, scouring, equilibrium, gradient
Bed Load 22:44 - 24:06 (01:22) / 1.2 MB "Nancy Powell", "Old River", dam, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Old River Control Project", river, "Mississippi River", "Atchafalaya River", "bed load", flow-rate, "flow velocity", sediment, scouring, transportation
Permeability 04:14 - 05:19 (01:05) / 2.5 MB "Earth's surface", sandstone, sediment, soil, water, groundwater, "pore space", porosity, aquifer
Recharge Area 13:53 - 14:56 (01:03) / 2.1 MB "Kirby Brill", "Orange County Water District", "recharge area", aquifer, groundwater, "groundwater withdrawal", well, "gravel pit", river, basin, permeability, sediment
Flashflooding 10:22 - 11:06 (00:44) / 1.0 MB desert, landform, rainfall, precipitation, flashflooding, erosion, transportation, sediment, canyon, deposition, mountain, "alluvial fan", environment
Blowouts and Oasis 15:11 - 16:09 (00:58) / 1.6 MB "Richard Hazlett", desert, wind, dune, blowout, stream, Sahara, "Earth's surface", vegetation, soil, sediment, "water table", oasis
Glacial Evidence In Geology 01:38 - 02:33 (00:55) / 1.3 MB "James Sadd", glacier, geologist, "Louis Agassi", Europe, sediment, boulder, "glacial advance", "glacial retreat", "sedimentary rock", continent, "Northern Hemisphere", "glacial ice", "landscape evolution", "glacial melt"
Sea Level Drop 15:37 - 16:41 (01:04) / 1.1 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", "Ice Age", glacier, landscape, coastline, ocean, "sea level", continent, stream, erosion, river, "glacial melt", discharge, flood, valley, inlet, harbor, estuary, sediment
Waves, Beaches and Coasts 30 minutes / n.a. beach, wave, erosion, energy, sediment, sand, "geologic hazard", ocean, coastline, coast, current
Tsunami 05:49 - 06:54 (01:05) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", ocean, wave, "seismic sea wave", tsunami, coast, "wave height", "geologic hazard", earthquake, "sea floor", wavelength, "circular orbit", "wave velocity", sediment
Straightening Coastlines 08:28 - 09:09 (00:41) / 0.7 MB wave, refraction, headland, bay, energy, erosion, deposition, shoreline, sediment, sand
Source of Sand 09:09 - 10:43 (01:34) / 2.0 MB "Thomas Hartnett", erosion, headland, sand, beach, sediment, ocean, river, stream, wave, coastline, surf, "swash zone", gravity, "long-shore current"
Mountains and Rivers 12:59 - 13:34 (00:35) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", beach, sediment, deposition, erosion, transportation, shoreline, mountain, river, weathering, rock, "long-shore current", breakwater, human
Dams 13:34 - 14:34 (01:00) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", dam, lake, flood, water, irrigation, sediment, transportation, river, beach, reservoir, humans, "fresh water"
Seawalls 15:30 - 16:26 (00:56) / 1.0 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", seawall, beach, erosion, coastline, "geologic hazard", sand, sediment, cliff
Natural Processes 18:16 - 19:38 (01:22) / 1.7 MB "Scott Jenkins", "Scripps Institution of Oceanography", "Scripps Center for Coastal Studies", seawall, environment, shoreline, preservation, erosion, sediment, dam, equilibrium, energy, human
Transporting Sediment Around Dams 19:38 - 20:32 (00:54) / 1.2 MB "Scott Jenkins", "Scripps Institution of Oceanography", "Scripps Center for Coastal Studies", transportation, sediment, dam, beach, erosion, technology, season, "Southern California", lake, sand, foreshore, delta, "lake level", stream
Oil 03:28 - 04:15 (00:47) / 1.1 MB resource, oil, "continental margin", microrganism, "sea floor", burial, sediment, preservation, microfossil, "natural gas", heat, pressure, time
Discovery of Large Potential 16:05 - 17:36 (01:31) / 2.4 MB "John Everett", geologist, Pakistan, mosaic, mapping, fold, sediment, basin, "continental margin", continent, "Indian Plate", Eurasia, deformation, exploration, "plate tectonics", hydrocarbon
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