Devin's Geology

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

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