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A New & Improved National Spatial Reference System

A New & Improved National Spatial Reference System

A New & Improved National Spatial Reference System. Refinements of the North American Datum of 1983 through the Multi-Year CORS Solution and the National Adjustment of 2011 . Michael L. Dennis, RLS, PE michael.dennis@noaa.gov.

By fai
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Chapter 14 Geology and Nonrenewable Resources

Chapter 14 Geology and Nonrenewable Resources

Chapter 14 Geology and Nonrenewable Resources. Post Reading Discussion. Contents. 1b. Describe the environmental effects of gold mining. Tons of mining waste Pollutes air and nearby surface water Cyanide heap leaching Cyanide salts used to extract gold

By franz
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A2 examinations: Developing your skills in extended writing

A2 examinations: Developing your skills in extended writing

A2 examinations: Developing your skills in extended writing. Bob Digby Geographical Association. Beware!. Very good students often underachieve on essays. Most commonly they show excellent knowledge and understanding, in amazing depth, but fail to answer the question.

By elsa
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Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals

Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals

Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals. Chapter 12. Section 12-1. What are the earth ’ s major geological processes and hazards?. The earth is a dynamic planet. Geology is the science devoted to the study of dynamic processes occurring on the earth ’ s surface and in its interior.

By sarai
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Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes

Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes

Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes. Edu 370 – Earth Science. Evidence for the Theory of Plate Tectonics. In 1912 Alfred Wegener, a scientist, found evidence to support his “Continental Drift Theory” now known as Plate Tectonics. What conclusions can you draw? Maps

By tannar
(117 views)

Jeopardy

Jeopardy

Jeopardy. Proceed to Double Jeopardy. Jeopardy. Proceed to Final Jeopardy. Return to Jeopardy. Double Jeopardy. Proceed to Final Jeopardy. Rio de Janeiro is located on what special line of latitude? A Tropic of Capricorn, 23.5° North B Tropic of Cancer, 23.5° South

By beth
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1. California Rock Stories Linking tectonics to rock formation 2. Geologic History of California: Part II Ellen Metzger

1. California Rock Stories Linking tectonics to rock formation 2. Geologic History of California: Part II Ellen Metzger

1. California Rock Stories Linking tectonics to rock formation 2. Geologic History of California: Part II Ellen Metzger BAESI – July 2012 Source of photos: KQED. California’s Rocks.

By pravat
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Plate Boundary Types

Plate Boundary Types

Plate Boundary Types. Divergent plate boundary. A boundary where 2 plates are moving AWAY from each other Seen in mid ocean ridges Iceland. Mid ocean ridge. Convergent plate boundaries. A plate boundary where 2 plates move TOWARD each other. What is happening at the plate boundary?.

By gerald
(166 views)

Chapter 7 Lesson 2 Earthquakes

Chapter 7 Lesson 2 Earthquakes

Chapter 7 Lesson 2 Earthquakes. What is an Earthquake?. A sudden trembling of the ground caused by movement happening in the crust . Where Do Earthquakes Happen?. Most earthquakes happen at the edges of plates, where plates meet

By imelda
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Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Earthquakes and Tsunamis . A Case Study. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/110316-zoom-satellite-pictures-japan-tsunami-earthquake-world-before-after/. The Richter Scale.

By teo
(137 views)

Earthquakes!!

Earthquakes!!

Earthquakes!!. Travis Osborne Ms. Anderson. When do Earthquakes occur?.

By louis
(105 views)

Plate Tectonics Review

Plate Tectonics Review

Plate Tectonics Review. Please select a Team. Team Magma Team Lava Team Earthquake Team Volcano. Response Counter. Which plate is the African Plate?. A B C D. Response Counter. What is the name of the partially molten, upper portion of the mantle?. Inner Core Lithosphere

By mura
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Erica Moyer Sara Martin Noah Hurrle

Erica Moyer Sara Martin Noah Hurrle

Hot Spots. Erica Moyer Sara Martin Noah Hurrle. What is a hot spot?. Are unusually hot regions of Earth’s mantle where high-temperature plumes of mantle material rise toward the surface. Mantle Plumes. they originate deep in the mantle

By aulani
(163 views)

EARTHQUAKES

EARTHQUAKES

EARTHQUAKES. Shaking Crust. EARTHQUAKES. Vibrations produced by breaking of lithosphere (crust & upper mantle) Elastic limit = amount that rocks can stretch and bend When surpassed rocks break & move Seismic waves (vibrations) sent out in all directions. Fault.

By sandro
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The San Francisco Earthquake, 1989

The San Francisco Earthquake, 1989

The San Francisco Earthquake, 1989. LO: to be able to explain the cause and effects of the earthquake (on the people, environment and economy). Details….

By nibaw
(135 views)

Chapter 17 Study Guide Answers

Chapter 17 Study Guide Answers

Chapter 17 Study Guide Answers. #1. Pangaea. #2. 1. Puzzle-like fit 2. Widespread plant 3. Animal fossil 4. Climate clues (glaciers) 5. Rock clues (similar mountains). #3. Oceanic and continental Oceanic and oceanic Continental and continental will not have subduction. #4.

By mingan
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Magnitude 7.1 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 14:32:41 UTC

Magnitude 7.1 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 14:32:41 UTC

Magnitude 7.1 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 14:32:41 UTC. Japan was rattled by a strong aftershock and tsunami warning Thursday night nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern coast.

By shauna
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HONSHU, JAPAN Earthquake

HONSHU, JAPAN Earthquake

HONSHU, JAPAN Earthquake. Details. Crustal Movement. Ruptured a patch of the earth’s crust 150 miles long and 50 miles across Moved the island nation eastward by an estimated 8 feet. Shifted earth’s axis 25 cm

By licia
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Geography of Hawaii

Geography of Hawaii

Geography of Hawaii. Lecture #1. What’s in a name?. Originally called the “Sandwich Islands” by English explorer Captain James Cook in 1778 “Hawa” means “traditional homeland” “ii” means small and raging. The name “Hawaii ” stands for two things: The big island is called Hawaii

By alden
(254 views)

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics. Layers of the Earth. 1)Crust, 2) Mantle, 3)Outercore, 4)Inner Core Crust is the thinnest layer, while the mantle is the thickest. The mantle is made of the lithosphere and the asthenosphere. Waves. P-Wave – pressure wave. Travels through all material

By penda
(108 views)

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