exam 1

how do we know about the earth’s interior? From seismic waves How are silica context and viscosity related? High silica is equal to high viscosity and Low silica is equal to low viscosity what is the approx. distance from the surface to the center of the earth? 6400 km Which layer in the earth does not transmit s-waves? Outer core …

LEED EXAM

Site Assessment Evaluation of above-ground (including facilites) and subsurface aharacteristics, including the geology and hydrology of the site Remediation The process of cleaning up a contaminated site by physical, chemical or biological means. Typically applied to contaminated soil and groundwater Constructed Wetland designed to simulate natural wetland functions. Esessentially treatment systems that remove contaminants from wastewaters. Impervious Surfaces Promote runoff, …

Vocabulary Ch 15 and 16

convergent plate boundary Area where earth’s lithospheric plates are pushed together. See subduction zone. core Inner zone of the earth. It consists of a solid inner core and a liquid outer core. crust Solid outer zone of the earth. It consists of oceanic crust and continental crust. divergent plate boundary Area where earth’s lithospheric plates move apart in opposite directions. …

Plate Tectonics

Who is Alfred Wegner? German Scientist Hypothesized joining of continents: Pangea Proposed geological boundary Died during exploration at age 50 Body is preserved in the Greenland Glacier He did not have a mechanism for why the continents moved. Who is Harry Hess? He lived 1906-1969 He was a geology professer at Princeton University. Hypothesized sea floor spreading  Name 3 types …

Study Plan

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flash cards ch 13-14

asthenosphere The top layer of the upper mantle is called the asthenosphere. body waves Body wave (seismology), a type of seismic waves craton A craton (Greek kratos / ?????? (neut.) “strength”) is an old and stable part of the continental crust convection currents The convection currents of the red liquid will be seen to rise and also fall, then eventually …

Environmental Science

convergent plate boundary area where the earth’s lithospheric plates are pushed together core inner zone of the earth. It consists of a solid inner core and a liquid outer core crust Solid outer zone of the earth. It consists of oceanic crust and continental crust. divergent plate boundary area where the earth’s lithospheric plates move apart in opposite directions. earthquake …

Unit 2 Vocabulary

Convergent plate boundary Area where earth’s lithospheric plates are pushed together. core Inner zone of the earth. It consists of a solid inner core and a liquid outer core crust Solid outer zone of the earth. It consists of oceanic crust and continental crust divergent plate boundary Area where earth’s lithospheric plates move apart in opposite directions earthquake Shaking of …

Geology and Soil Vocabulary

soil Complex mixture of inorganic minerals (clay, silt, pebbles, and sand), decaying organic matter, water, air, and living organisms. soil horizons Horizontal zones that make up a particular mature soil. Each horizon has a distinct texture and composition that vary with different types of soils. See soil profile. soil permeability Rate at which water and air move from upper to …