Geology 300: Physical Geology

Geology 301: Physical Geology Lab

Geology 305: Earth Science

Geology 306: Earth Science Lab

 

Instructor: Arthur Reed

 

Links to Interesting Articles, Papers, & Geologic Processes Handouts:

(NOTE: some of these files are large, so downloads may be slow)

 

 

·         Thoughts on global population growth (NatGeo, 2011)

·         Why gold became popular (NPR, 2010)

·         Yellowstone magma plume (2009)

·         Drought Hurt Rome (2009, ancient Rome)

·         Drilling into Magma (2009, in Hawaii)

·         Woolly Mammoth Clone (2008)

·         Rock Reveals Moon had Liquid Core (2009)

·         Snowball Earth (2009, past global glaciations?)

·         Coastal geomorphology research (EOS, 2009)

·         Alaska volcano breaks pattern (EOS, 2009)

·         Decreased water use in the US (EOS, 2009)

·         Drought in Mexico (EOS, 2009)

·         Earth’s inner core crystal structure (EOS, 2009)

·         Examining the consensus on climate change (EOS, 2009)

·         El Nino (EOS, 2009)

·         Geoscience field education (EOS, 2009)

·         Giant scours in the deep ocean (EOS, 2009)

·         Global methane emissions from swamps (EOS, 2009)

·         Greenland ice sheet melt and runoff (EOS, 2009)

·         Gulf of Mexico hypoxia (EOS, 2009)

·         Large dams effects on rainfall (EOS, 2009)

·         Northern California’s active faults (EOS, 2009)

·         Recovery of the ozone layer (EOS, 2009)

·         Rethinking water scarcity (EOS, 2009)

·         Shallow submarine hydrothermal near Italy (EOS, 2009)

·         Current sunspots appear to be different (EOS, 2009)

·         Water confirmed on moon (EOS, 2009)

·         Western US igneous rock database (EOS, 2009)

·         What’s needed for a planet to sustain its water & atmosphere (2008)

·         Underground Water storage test in Roseville (2005, storing water in an underground aquifer?)

·         La Conchita landslide study (2005,  USGS)

·         1929 Grand Banks Turbidity Current Tsunami (2005)

·         1929 Grand Banks Turbidity Current Facts (2002)

·         Papers proposing and countering the post ice age Black Sea abrupt drowning hypothesis (1997, the great flood?)

·         SW United States regional uplift hypothesis (1995, Grand Canyon area)

·         Tungsten report, mining in the Transverse Range (1982, SCGS)

·         History of Shasta Dam (US Bureau of Reclamation)

·         ‘Sailing stones’ on ‘Racetrack’ playa in the California desert (information widespread)

 

Handouts:

·         Important Dates in the flood history of Sacramento

·         What happens when granite weathers? (2009)

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