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Geology 300: Physical Geology

Geology 301: Physical Geology Lab

Geology 305: Earth Science

Geology 306: Earth Science Lab

 

Instructor: Arthur Reed

 Description: Description: Description: Description: Continental Drift Color Dates Animation [4]

 

Animations by subject:

(See UCSB produced geology animations here)                                       

*    Astronomy

*    Earth’s changing tilt through the year

*    Lunar phases photo sequence

*    Magnetic compass in Earth’s magnetic field

*    Mars retrograde motion

*    Probe impact on comet

*    Sidereal-Solar day

*    The Nebula hypothesis

*    Tidal cycle forces

*    Meteoroid to Meteor to Meteorite

*    Journey to distant galaxies, and return

*    3-D view of our Milky Way

*    Travel through the constellations of the Zodiac

*    ONLINE ASTRONOMY ANIMATIONS FROM UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Solar System

·        Formation of the Moon

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Nebular Hypothesis of Solar System Formation

 

*    Plate tectonics

*    Creation of mid-ocean ridges (divergent boundary)

*    Global map of plate activity

*    Hot-spot formation

*    India’s collision with Asia

*    Island  & seafloor sediment accretion to a continent

*    Mantle and core sizes

*    Pangea breakup

*    Plate motion through time

*    Seafloor spreading and subduction at a trench

*    Seafloor spreading magnetic evidence

*    Tectonics showing mantle convection

*    Transform faults at a mid-ocean ridge

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Seafloor Spreading

·        Magnetic Reversals at Mid-ocean Ridge

·        How Seafloor Spreading Creates Magnetic Polarity Stripes

·        Age of Ocean Floor

·        Transform Faults

·        Convergence of Plates-Ocean-Ocean

·        Convergence of Plates-Ocean-Continent

·        Convergence of Plates-Continent-Continent

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Plate Boundary Features

·        Motion at Plate Boundaries

·        Divergent Boundary Formation  

·        India Collision with Asia

·        Transform Faults

·        Seafloor Spreading and Magnetization

·        Inclination and Declination

·        Flipping of Earth's Magnetic Field

·        Convection and Tectonics

·        Seafloor Spreading and Plate Boundaries

·        Convection in a Lava Lamp  

·        Sea-Floor Spreading, Subduction

·        Pangea Breakup

·        Global Geography Through Geologic Time

·        Terrane Formation

 

*    Intrusive magma & extrusive lava

*    Caldera formation

*    Crater Lake formation

*    Intrusive features followed by erosion

*    Magma intrusion through crust

*    Magma melting due to decompression and water

*    Mantle melting graphs

*    Mount Saint Helens eruption

*    Volcano creation: (rift, continental arc, hot spot, island arc)

*    Volcano creation: (cinder cone, shield, composite, dome)

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        How Subduction Causes Volcanism

·        Mt St Helens

·        Hydrothermal Ore Vein Formation

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Caldera Formation: Crater Lake

·        Volcano Types

·        Debris Avalanche and Eruption of Mt. St. Helens  

·        Igneous Features and Landforms

·        Magma Rising from the Mantle

·        Mantle Melting and Plate Tectonics

·        Hot Spot Volcano Tracks

·        Tectonic Settings and Volcanic Activity

 

*    Bowen’s Reaction Series

*    Crystal settling in magma

*    Tuttle Bowen illustration

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Tuttle and Bowen's Data  

 

*    Rocks and minerals

*    Chemical Bonding: ionic, covalent, metallic

*    Foliation in metamorphic rock due to tectonics

*    Foliation details

*    Kimberlite Pipe (source of diamonds)

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Silicate Mineral Structures

·        Formation of a Graded Bed

·        Migration of Sand Grains to Form Ripples, Dunes, and Crossbeds (142.0K)

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Physical Weathering

·        Foliation of Metamorphic Rock

·        Foliation Processes

·        Exposing Metamorphic Rock

 

*    Uplift, folding, erosion, mass wasting

*    Angular Unconformity, disconformity, nonconformity

*    Erosion of different strata

*    Folding due to compressional forces

*    Metamorphic rock uplift, erosion, & exposure

*      Physical weathering (freeze, thaw, and salt)

*    Slide, Creep, Flow, Slump, and Fall (Mass Wasting)

*    Uplift and canyon formation

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Types of Earth Movements

·        Strike and Dip

·        Styles of Folding

·        Styles of Faulting

·        Normal Faulting

·        Reverse and Thrust Fault

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Terrane Formation

·        Erosion of Deformed Sedimentary Rock

·        Folds

·        Angular Uncomformities, Noncomformities, and Discomformities

 

*    Earth’s interior

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        P and S Wave Shadow Zones

·        Isostacy-Basic Principle (includes narration)

·        How Isostacy, Orogeny, and Metamorphism are Interrelated

·        Isostatic Rebound after Deglaciation

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Mantle and Core Dimensions

 

*    Glaciers

*    Glacial loading and unloading

*    Glacial advance and retreat

*    Submergence of the Bering Land Bridge with sea rise

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Cross-Section of an Ice Sheet

·        Dynamics of Glacial Advance and Retreat

·        Crevasse Formation in Glaciers

·        Formation of Glacial Features by Deposition at a Wasting Ice Front

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Glacial Advance and Retreat

·        Glacial Processes

·        Glacial Isostasy

 

*    Faults & earthquakes

*    Bay Bridge Earthquake Simulation with Narration

*    Liquefaction compared to dry compaction

*    Normal, Reverse, and Strike-slip faults

*    P and S wave travel version A

*    P and S wave travel version B

*    P, S, & Surface Wave travel with Narration

*    Seismograph operation

*    Stress and strain graphs

*    Transform Faults at a mid-ocean ridge

*    Wave parts named

*    Tsunami

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Earthquake focus

·        Earthquake waves

·        Seismometer

·        Locating Earthquake Epicenter

·        Styles of Folding

·        Styles of Faulting

·        Normal Faulting

·        Reverse and Thrust Fault

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Elastic Rebound

·        Seismographs

·        Seismic Wave Motion

·        Dry Compaction and Liquefaction

·        Tsunami

·        Wave Reflection and Refraction  

·        Seismic Waves and Earth's Interior

·        Stress and Strain Graphs

·        Faults

 

*    Geologic time, relative & absolute dating

*    Geologic structures relative dating

*    Radioactive decay (isotope half-life)

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        The Geologic History of the Earth Scaled to a Single Year

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Angular Uncomformities, Noncomformities, and Discomformities

·        Relative Geologic Dating

·        Radioactive Decay

 

*    Rivers and groundwater

*    Cone of depression from pumping groundwater

*    Creation of stream terraces

*    Distribution of Earth’s available water

*    Formation of a water table

*    Groundwater explained

*    “Graded stream” explained

*    Natural levee formation

*    Oxbow Lake formation

*    Stream bottom sediment transport

*    The maturing of a river

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Modes of Sediment Transport (80.0K)

·        River Meander Development (79.0K)

·        Basic Dynamics of Groundwater Movement

·        Landfill and Cone Depression

·        Cone of Depression

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Mass Movements: Five Main Types

·        Mass Movements: Uplift and Mass Movement

·        Earth's Water and the Hydrologic Cycle

·        Sediment Transport by Streams

·        Stream Processes: Oxbow Lakes and Floodplain Development

·        Natural Levee Development with Flooding

·        Stream Terrace Formation

·        Water Table Formation

·        Cones of Depression

 

*    Oceans, coasts, deserts

*    Beach sand drift

*    Creation and propagation of a tsunami

*    Cross bedding in dunes

*    Effects of Groins, Jetties, & Breakwaters

*    El Nino

*    Mid-latitude ocean productivity

*    Ocean circulation 01, Ocean circulation 02, Ocean circulation 03 (What if it stops?)

*    Sediment transport by wind

*    Shore sediments during long-term sea level rise and fall

*    Tidal Cycle forces

*    Wave motion at a beach and at an irregular coastline

*    Wave reflection and refraction

*    Wave parts named

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Seasonal beach cycle

·        Wave refraction and long shore movement of sand and water

·        Migration of sand grains to form ripples, dunes, and crossbeds

·        Formation of a graded beds in turbidity currents

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Sediment Transport by Wind

·        Cross-Bedding

·        Turbidity Currents and the Formation of Graded Bedding

·        Seamounts/Tablemounts and Coral Reef Stages

·        Calcareous Ooze and the Calcite Compensation Depth

·        Ocean Circulation

·        Wave Properties

·        Wave Motion and Wave Refraction

·        Wave Interference

·        Beach Drift and Longshore Currents

·        Coastal Stabilization Structures

·        Shoreline and Sedimentation Changes

·        Tidal Cycle

 

*    The atmosphere

*    Atmospheric stability worksheet

*    Cold & warm front simulation

*    Coriolis effect 01, Coriolis effect 02, Coriolis effect 03

*    Cyclone and anti-cyclone

*    Global atmospheric circulation explained

*    Global warming balance

*    Hurricane inside

*    Incoming/outgoing radiation energy balance

*    Jet stream in the upper atmosphere

*    Mid latitude cyclone

*    Tornado formation

*    Water phase changes

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM PEARSON (course text online resources)

·        Ozone Depletion

·        Earth-Sun Relations

·        Earth-Atmosphere Energy Balance

·        Water Phase Changes

·        Atmospheric Stability

·        Earth-Sun Relations, Seasons

·        Jet Stream and Rossby Waves

·        Coriolis Force

·        Cyclones and Anticyclones

·        Wind Pattern Development  

·        Global Wind Patterns

·        Seasonal Pressure and Precipitation Patterns

·        Global Wind Circulation, Hadley Cells

·        Cold Fronts and Warm Fronts

·        Mid-latitude Cyclones

·        Tornado Wind Patterns

·        Hurricane Wind Patterns

 

*    Climate Change

*    ONLINE ANIMATIONS FROM MCGRAW-HILL (course text online resources)

·        Global Warming

·        Earth Seasons

·        Global Wind

·        Solar Energy

·        Warming Hurts Rice (includes narration)

 

*    McGraw-Hill animations list

*    Lutgens animations list

 

Videos by subject: (see streaming videos also)

*    Videos

*    Introduction to Rocks & Minerals