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View Resource Glossary of Geologic Terms

This page from Iowa State University presents a general glossary of geologic terms. The site would be a good reference for geology coursework. This glossary of geologic terms is based on the glossary in Earth: An Introduction to Geologic Change, by S. Judson and S.M. Richardson (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall, 1995). Where possible, definitions conform generally, and in some cases...

View Resource Earthwatch Radio: Rock Bottom

In this radio broadcast, a college geology department chairman explains that very few students currently entering college are choosing to study geology. He points out that most high schools teach little or no geology, many recent news stories involve geological issues, and that, for those who do study it, the job outlook is bright. The clip is 2 minutes in length.

View Resource Plate Tectonics: The Scientist Behind the Theory

The scientific community does not always embrace every new idea that comes along. Alfred Wegener, the scientist who first proposed the theory of continental drift, learned that the hard way. This video segment shows how Wegner developed his theory by using multiple lines of evidence, and chronicles the less-than-enthusiastic reponse of the geologic community in the early twentieth century. It...

View Resource Volcanic Features

Most people will never see the eruption of an active volcano. Even so, evidence of these dramatic displays can be found all over the world. In fact, more can be learned about some aspects of volcanic activity by exploring evidence left by past eruptions than by watching an eruption in progress. This interactive resource adapted from the National Park Service explores a variety of volcanic...

View Resource Volcanism

Volcanoes provide spectacular evidence that we are living on a dynamic planet, where land can be created or destroyed without regard to human structures or civilizations. This interactive resource adapted from the National Park Service provides an introduction to the diversity of volcanoes, describes how they form and explains the great variation in their size and shape and in the processes that...

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