Geologic Time

February 5, 2021 admin 0

When one mentions “geologic time” to a geoscientist, that person immediately starts to think in terms of millions to billions of years. The Earth organized […]

3D mechanical stratigraphy

3D mechanical stratigraphy

November 11, 2020 admin 0

3D mechanical stratigraphy of a deformed multi-layer: Linking sedimentaryarchitecture and strain partitioning Stratigraphic influence on structural style and strain distribution in deformed sedimentary sequences is […]

Parícutin, a wellknown cinder cone_Volcanoes

Cinder Cones

October 16, 2020 admin 0

Describe the formation, size, and composition of cinder cones. As the name suggests, cinder cones (also called scoria cones) are built from ejected lava fragments […]

Both mechanical and chemical contributed greatly to the creation of the arches and other rock

Weathering rock

October 12, 2020 admin 1

Define weathering and distinguish between the two main categories of weathering. Weathering involves the physical breakdown (disintegration) and chemical alteration (decomposition) of rock at or […]

Theory of Plate Tectonics

The Theory of Plate Tectonics

October 9, 2020 admin 0

List the major differences between Earth’s lithosphere and asthenosphere and explain the importance of each in the plate tectonics theory. Following World War II, oceanographers […]