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Title Comment Keywords
Soil Science Society of America Glossary n.a. / n.a. soil, glossary
Soil 11:56 - 12:55 (00:59) / 1.9 MB soil, "Mojave Desert", "rain erosion", "wind erosion", "Wayne Soppeland"
Natural Resources 14:02 - 14:17 (00:15) / 0.6 MB "natural resource", soil, mineral, oil, gas, water
Center of Continents 02:12 - 02:44 (00:32) / 0.5 MB continent, craton, shield, "Canadian Shield", erosion, "North American Continent", "ice sheet", flatland, soil, "sedimentary rock", crust
Liquefaction 16:20 - 17:47 (01:27) / 2.2 MB "William Bakun", "James Buika", liquefaction, epicenter, earthquake, "Loma Prieta Earthquake", "San Francisco Bay", soil, "ground motion", Embarcadero
Retrofitting Existing Structures 22:11 - 23:18 (01:07) / 2.1 MB "Vitelmo Bertero", earthquake, soil
soil, soil profile n.a. / n.a. soil, "soil profile"
James Hutton 04:24 - 05:12 (00:48) / 0.8 MB "James Hutton", "Walter E. Reed", geology, land, soil
Reconstructing an Environment 20:01 - 21:07 (01:06) / 1.2 MB "Shelley M. Cox", fossil, soil, plant, shell, insect, microfossil, climate, mouse, gopher, environment
Benefits of Volcanoes 25:42 - 26:30 (00:48) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", volcano, "geologic hazard", soil, plant, agriculture, "hot spring", geothermal, energy, Iceland
Weathering and Soils 30 minutes / n.a. weathering, soil, "chemical weathering", water, rock, plant, erosion, "mechanical weathering", granite, agriculture, climate, "acid rain"
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
Rates of Weathering 08:06 - 09:07 (01:01) / 1.9 MB "Thomas Hartnett", water, "chemical weathering", weathering, "weathering rate", climate, "mechanical weathering", soil, temperature, "chemical reaction", desert, mineral, "Earth's surface"
Soil 13:12 - 13:48 (00:36) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", weathering, "chemical weathering", soil, life, humans, habitat, plant, water, "trace element", bacteria, nutrient, "terrestrial food chain"
Calcium and Phosphorous 13:48 - 15:09 (01:21) / 2.4 MB weathering, "chemical weathering", calcium, phosphorous, element, bone, plant, soil, animal, apatite, granite, phosphate, rock, "food chain", life, vertebrate
Soils 15:09 - 15:35 (00:26) / 1.1 MB weathering, "mechanical weathering", "chemical weathering", soil, plant, humus, rock
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
Parent Rock 16:19 - 17:04 (00:45) / 1.2 MB weathering, soil, "parent rock", granite, "sandy soil", quartz, clay, feldspar, basalt, iron, permeability, "fertile soil", vegetation
Climate and Time 17:04 - 17:49 (00:45) / 1.3 MB weathering, soil, climate, "geologic time", rock, "Midwestern United States", "fertile soil", tropic
Destruction of Soil 17:49 - 18:18 (00:29) / 1.2 MB weathering, soil, humans, "Earth's surface", agriculture
Tropical Soil 18:18 - 19:20 (01:02) / 2.1 MB weathering, soil, tropic, jungle, "fertile soil", agriculture, "rain forest", vegetation, humus, nutrient, tree, plant, leaching, forest, erosion, wasteland
Soil Erosion 19:20 - 20:45 (01:25) / 2.0 MB "Richard Hazlett", "soil erosion", tropic, "rain forest", "Midwestern United States", "dust bowl", draught, wind, soil, weathering, dust, grassland, agriculture, glacial, plant, crop, topsoil, farming
Dust Bowl In Retrospect 20:45 - 21:21 (00:36) / 1.0 MB "Richard Hazlett", weathering, soil, "dust bowl", "U.S. Soil Conservation Service", agriculture, "natural resource"
Soil Management and Conservation 21:21 - 22:50 (01:29) / 2.7 MB "Wayne Soppeland", "Rick Aguayo", "Mojave Desert", soil, weathering, crop, erosion, water, "soil management", agriculture, "U.S. Soil Conservation Service", irrigation, "soil survey", farming
Wind Erosion 22:50 - 23:18 (00:28) / 0.7 MB "Wayne Soppeland", "Rick Aguayo", weathering, soil, erosion, wind, "soil management"
Windbreaks 23:18 - 24:00 (00:42) / 1.3 MB "Wayne Soppeland", weathering, soil, wind, erosion, windbreak, tree, farming, sand
Conservation Tillage 24:00 - 24:59 (00:59) / 1.9 MB "Wayne Soppeland", weathering, soil, wind, windbreak, erosion, "conservation tillage", tilling, percolation, water, crop, irrigation
Irrigation Management 24:59 - 26:24 (01:25) / 2.4 MB "Wayne Soppeland", "Rick Aguayo", weathering, soil, irrigation, water, farming, crop, "saline residue", erosion, tilling, "crop rotation", windbreak
Conclusion 26:24 - 26:56 (00:32) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", weathering, soil, life
Mass Wasting 30 minutes / n.a. "mass wasting", "geologic hazard", landslide, construction, slope, slump, creep, movement, mitigation, mudflow, mountain, water, soil
Introduction to Mass Wasting 00:40 - 02:02 (01:22) / 2.1 MB introduction, "Nevado Del Ruiz Volcano", Colombia, "South America", eruption, heat, melting, glacier, volcano, water, flood, mountain, soil, tree, boulder, Armero, mud, "geologic hazard"
Causes of Mass Wasting 04:13 - 05:01 (00:48) / 0.9 MB construction, road, building, slope, water, soil, rock, pore space, "surface tension", "mass wasting", stability, over-steepening
Creep 05:33 - 06:57 (01:24) / 1.2 MB "mass wasting", creep, slope, soil, bedrock, gravity, water, season, Alaska, freeze, thaw, "geologic hazard"
Possible Landslide 21:38 - 22:57 (01:19) / 1.7 MB "Ann Meeker", "mass wasting", landslide, creep, slump, mitigation, building, construction, drilling, geologist, structure, soil, sampling, "grain size", moisture, color, slope, fill, engineering
Problem of Major Proportions 24:28 - 25:37 (01:09) / 1.7 MB "mass wasting", "geologic hazard", creep, soil, slump, earthflow, bedrock, "Portuguese Bend", "Point Fermin", landslide
Uses of Groundwater 01:39 - 02:47 (01:08) / 1.5 MB "James Sadd", groundwater, water, irrigation, agriculture, industry, lake, river, "Earth's surface", pollution, geologist, soil, "surface water", replenishment, infiltration
Permeability 04:14 - 05:19 (01:05) / 2.5 MB "Earth's surface", sandstone, sediment, soil, water, groundwater, "pore space", porosity, aquifer
Wastewater 13:11 - 13:53 (00:42) / 1.2 MB "Jim Goodrich", river, wastewater, groundwater, soil
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"
Drainage 11:06 - 12:25 (01:19) / 1.5 MB "Art Montana", desert, drainage, "drainage pattern", river, Nile, Africa, Niger, "Colorado River", "United States", stream, soil, pond, lake, evaporation, sand, "Mojave Desert", California, "Mojave River", "San Bernardino Mountains", "Soda Lake"
Loess 13:42 - 14:24 (00:42) / 1.7 MB desert, wind, "desert dust", soil, "Midwestern United States", loess, silt, clay, Pleistocene, glacier, China
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
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
Introduction to Glaciers 00:40 - 01:38 (00:58) / 1.5 MB introduction, "James Sadd", landscape, glacier, mountain, Alps, "Himalaya Mountains", Rockies, "Yosemite Valley", "Sierra Nevada", river, valley, lake, "North American Continent", "Great Lakes", loch, Scotland, agriculture, soil, China, "Soviet Union", Canada, "glacial ice", rock, silt, transportation, wind, "fertile soil", erosion
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