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Plate Boundaries 01:04 - 02:38 (01:34) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", collision, valley, mountain, plate, crust, continent, "plate margin", earthquake, volcano, "deep-sea trench", "San Andreas Fault", California, "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate", orogeny, "geologic hazard", oil, "mineral resource", landscape, mechanism
Rifts Split Continents 04:01 - 04:35 (00:34) / 0.3 MB Africa, continent, rift, "divergent plate", landscape, crust, "Saudi Arabia", "Red Sea", valley, "Gulf of Aden", ocean, "Atlantic Ocean", "plate tectonics"
Rockslides 18:29 - 19:18 (00:49) / 1.4 MB "mass wasting", "rockslide", mudflow, "debris slide", mountain, slope, road, base, topography, valley, movement, "rock avalanche"
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
Sorting of Sediments 05:15 - 06:03 (00:48) / 1.3 MB "Dee Trent", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", deposition, water, river, mountain, canyon, valley, "coarse grained sediment", "fine grained sediment", sandstone, siltstone, ocean, sand, shoreline, mud, clay
Rivers On Landscape 02:43 - 03:15 (00:32) / 0.6 MB river, landscape, canyon, valley, meadow, delta, erosion, transportation, deposition, sediment
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
Meandering Streams 10:58 - 11:37 (00:39) / 0.7 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", meander, river, stream, energy, valley, discharge, "Mississippi River", "New Orleans", Memphis, equilibrium
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"
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"
Landscape Evolution 03:46 - 04:30 (00:44) / 1.5 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", landscape, "William Morris Davis", river, stream, slope, plain, youthful, mature, "old age", "Appalachian Mountains", uplift, "potential energy", valley
Landscape Maturity 04:30 - 05:47 (01:17) / 1.8 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", landscape, mature, uplift, stream, valley, slope, youthful, energy, erosion, "base level", degradation, floodplain, peneplain, "old age"
River Drainage Patterns 06:58 - 08:02 (01:04) / 2.2 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", "rock type", structure, river, "drainage pattern", stream, geologist, "sedimentary rock", "dendritic pattern", fracture, fault, "intersecting pattern", "trellis pattern", erosion, slope, valley
Rejuvenation 08:02 - 09:07 (01:05) / 1.2 MB "Dee Trent", stream, river, landscape, erosion, uplift, "base level", geologist, rejuvenation, landform, "stream terrace", valley, meander, floodplain
Incised Meander 09:31 - 10:05 (00:34) / 0.8 MB landform, rejuvenation, uplift, "incised meander", river, floodplain, thalweg, "river channel", degradation, valley
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"
Effluence 08:30 - 09:10 (00:40) / 1.6 MB "Earth's surface", valley, "saturated zone", groundwater, river, lake, season, rainfall, effluence
Introduction to Wind, Dust and Desert 00:40 - 01:54 (01:14) / 1.1 MB introduction, "James Sadd", "Death Valley", lake, valley, shoreline, grassland, slope, "pine tree", humid, animal, bison, antelope, horse, pelican, flamingo, climate, glacier, "Ice Age", salt, lakebed, desert, plant, evaporation
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
Valley Glaciers and Ice Sheets 06:38 - 07:38 (01:00) / 1.2 MB glacier, "valley glacier", "ice sheet", mountain, valley, "glacial flow", landmass, continent, polar, Greenland, Antarctica, "continental glacier", dome, snowfall
Erosive Power of Glaciers 10:05 - 10:56 (00:51) / 1.5 MB glacier, erosion, "glacial ice", "glacial polish", "glacial flow", bedrock, "glacial melt", grit, striation, valley, "valley profile", stream
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
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