Devin's Geology

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

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