Devin's Geology

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an abrupt shift back to full glacial conditions; 13,000 years ago
Dates of Creatceous mass extinction
arthropods with heavily calcified, segmented bodies
large armored-head, jawed fish who fed on smaller fishes
emergence of earliest homminids
the oldest strata lie at the bottom and higher strata are excessively younger
tiny spherical floating forms who make up deep sea sediment
mountain building from compression of continental crust and additional igneous material
'fish lizard'- top predator, marine mammal
spreading of trees -> increase O2
structure allowing respiration
start of the modern Ice Age
What were the secrets to the success of Angiosperms?
when did humans invent agriculture?
How did Primates migrate to North America?
Formation of the moon
Cope's Rule
first reptiles to invade the marine realm w/ paddle like limbs (modern seal)
hooved herbivores
3 domains of life
Earth's Absolute Age
similar biological forms evolve in groups that belong to different branches of the tree of life
resembling mammals; legs vertical beneath the body with complex and powerful jaws
bony fishes characterized by symmetrical trails, specialized fins, and short jaws
Swimmer; pursued prey by jet propulsion
oldest boens applied to the Homo genus?
oldest Eukaryote fossil- 2.1 Ga
produced fossils in the from of cysts
Humans are the only living descendent of (blank)
recreated early environments through the use of amino acids incorporated into proteins
large rocks far from their parent bed rock that are too large to have been transported by any means other than continental glaciers
sea spreads landward
an organism whose cells are characterized by a nucleus and other complex structures
Age of Dinosaurs
earliest example of modern plate tectonics
Dollo's Law
blunt tooth shell crushers (enormous turtles)
Select extinction of small tooth herbivores can be attributed to...
largest Precambrian shield
counteracting forces that stabilizes systems
animal intermediate in from between Humans and Apes
burial of trees -> decrease O2
increasing wavelengths as light travels through space- supports big bang theory
marine fauna; invertebrate swimmers
formation of early atmosphere
first hominid species to to migrate past Africa
evidence of a meteor impact;high concentrations of an element that is rare on earth but common in meteorites
similar rocks on opposite sides of the valley seem to have been connected
last glacial maximim?
3 glacial centers
sedimentary process that removes CO2 from the atmosphere
most abundant rock of our surface
destroys systems through one directional force
large portions of continent that have undergone no substantial tectonic deformation
seaward migration of shoreline
the intrusive igneous is always younger than its surrounding rock
natural balance; the root is as big as the mountain
age of the moon
when depositional environments migrate laterally; sediments fo one enviornment lie on top of those from the adjacent one
carried tropical warm waters from the Pacific through the Mediterranean/Gulf of Mexico and back
two groups of mammals
what period did the trilobites suffer their last extinction
when/ where did Homo Sapiens evolve?
all strata are horizontal when they form
'the present is the key to the past'
What animal evolved from a carnivorous land to a large marine predator during the Eocene?
Age of Mammal
fish-like vertebrates with fossilized teeth
formation of Pangea
fragmentation of Pangea
first skeletal fossil- Neoproterozoic
composition of early ocean
amniotic egg
the physical and chemical principles operating today have operated the same throughout history
each atom with a unique atomic weight

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