Devin's Geology

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

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Created May 9, 2011ReportNominate
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