Basic Earth Science Week 1
Basic Earth Science Week 1 ES 111 - C03
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Aubrey on Monday January 18, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ES 111 - C03 at Clarion University of Pennsylvania taught by Christopher Hughes in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see Basic Earth Science in Earth Science at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
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Date Created: 01/18/16
Basic Earth Science Geology Historical Physical Oceanography Meteorology Astronomy Hybrid of geology and astronomy = planetary geology Physical Geology- describing what is seen Historical Geology- understanding story of earth itself Oceanography- currents, rocks Meteorology- natural disasters Astronomy- stars, galaxies, universe, planets The Four Spheres Hydrosphere- water covers 71% of earth, 96% of water is ocean water, 2.5% is freshwater, 1.75% trapped in glaciers, 0.77% left to drink Atmosphere- 90% below 10km, by top of mount Everest 1/3 SL pressure, weather (short-term), climate (long-term) Biosphere- vast majority near surface, influence on other spheres, most species still unknown, drives major parts of space programs Geosphere- crust, mantle, core Earth as a System A group of interdependent parts that form a complex whole
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