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Title Comment Keywords
Powering the Hydrologic Cycle 03:38 - 04:37 (00:59) / 2.3 MB "hydrologic cycle", "water cycle", weathering, erosion, "external heat engine"
Oceans Preserve Fossils 03:02 - 03:55 (00:53) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", fossil, erosion, "plate tectonics", "sedimentary rock", "terrestrial life", vertebrate, weathering, predation, scavenging
Tectonic Clues 20:52 - 22:15 (01:23) / 1.4 MB erosion, "tectonic activity", batholith, plutonic, weathering, "Sierra Nevada", California, pluton, intrusion, mountain, andesite, "volcanic arc", ocean, crust, Andes, subduction, "James Sadd"
Weathering and Soils 30 minutes / n.a. weathering, soil, "chemical weathering", water, rock, plant, erosion, "mechanical weathering", granite, agriculture, climate, "acid rain"
Introduction to Weathering and Soils 00:40 - 01:55 (01:15) / 1.7 MB introduction, "Cleopatra's Needle", mud, Egypt, "United States", atmosphere, humid, "New York City", salt, weathering, "granitic rock", rock, "Earth's surface"
Weathering 01:55 - 03:00 (01:05) / 1.8 MB "James Sadd", rock, "sea floor", uplift, orogeny, regression, "environment of formation", "Earth's surface", weathering, polar, tropic, granite, mineral
Mechanical Weathering 03:00 - 04:38 (01:38) / 2.3 MB "mechanical weathering", weathering, rock, "Earth's surface", "tectonic activity", joint, "pressure release", "granitic dome", Yosemite, crust, uplift, erosion, exfoliation
Ice Wedging 04:38 - 05:41 (01:03) / 1.3 MB "ice wedging", weathering, "mechanical weathering", water, volume, pressure, granite
Chemical Weathering 05:41 - 06:42 (01:01) / 2.2 MB "mechanical weathering", weathering, "chemical weathering", disintegration, "ice wedging", "Earth's surface", "tectonic activity", "rock composition", crystal, quartz, feldspar, "ferromagnesium mineral"
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"
Stable and Unstable Minerals 09:07 - 09:40 (00:33) / 0.8 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", mineral, "Earth's surface", quartz, hematite, "iron oxide", rust, temperature, pressure, weathering
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
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 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
Weathering and Erosion 03:22 - 03:58 (00:36) / 0.6 MB "Dee Trent", crust, "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", "sedimentary rock", "Earth's surface", weathering, erosion, "rock composition", "mechanical weathering", "chemical weathering", mineral
Principle of Uniformity 10:14 - 11:49 (01:35) / 2.3 MB "James Sadd", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", geologist, "Principle of Uniformity", "geologic time", weathering, water, wind, tide, "sea level change", lithification, deposition, "Earth's surface", limestone, "calcium carbonate", mud, quartz, sand, fossil, "tropical sea", Bahamas, "Florida Keys"
Conditions of Metamorphism 04:19 - 05:00 (00:41) / 0.8 MB "Douglas M. Morton", metamorphism, weathering, sedimentation, "sedimentary rock", temperature, pressure, melting, "igneous rock", "Earth's surface"
Rock Type, Rock Structure, and Climate 05:47 - 06:58 (01:11) / 1.5 MB "William Morris Davis", geologist, uplift, erosion, landscape, modeling, "tectonic activity", "rock type", structure, climate, fold, fault, sand, clay, "Earth's surface", slope, "Grand Canyon", "sedimentary rock", weathering, arid, vegetation, canyon, time
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"
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
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