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Geology Notes 5

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Geology Notes 5 EAES 240

Carrie Notetaker
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10/3 and 10/6 notes
Historical Geology
Dr. Michael Kruge
Class Notes
Geology, Historical Geology
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Carrie Notetaker on Monday October 10, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to EAES 240 at Montclair State University taught by Dr. Michael Kruge in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see Historical Geology in Earth and Environmental Sciences at Montclair State University.

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Date Created: 10/10/16
10/3/16 Week 5  Lecture 1 Environments and life continued epicontinental sea – land which has been covered by riding sea level – shallow Ecology  ecologic niche ◦ the way a species relates to its environment including food, nutrients, physical and chemical conditions  life habitat ◦ the way a species lives within its niche  limiting factors ◦ naturally occurring, restricting conditions (chemical and physical) ▪ example: living space, food source, water source  competition ◦ shared drive for limiting resources  predation  Ecosystem ◦ organisms of a community and the physical environment they occupy  population ◦ group of individuals belonging to the same species  ecologic community ◦ population of several species living in a habitat  producers ◦ photosynthesizing organisms ◦ foundation of community  consumers ◦ herbivores – feed on producers ◦ carnivores – feed on other consumers ◦ omnivores – feed on both producers and other consumers  biota ◦ fauna – animals and protozoans ◦ flora – plants and plant­like protists  Cycling of material in food chain    Climate and climate change  sun's effect on earth's temperature ◦ the earth is tilted  coriolis effect ◦ deflection of moving currents due to earth's rotation ◦     atmospheric circulation is driven by sun's heat ◦ circulation forms major gyres and wind systems Terrestrial Realm – Life on Land  vegetation follows climate zones ◦ tropical rain forest ◦ deserts, savannahs ◦ temperate forests ◦ polar tundra  terrestrial vegetation zones are controlled by latitude and altitude  mountains can cause a rainshadow desert Sedimentary Environments distrol – deposited far from area proximal milankovich cycle – climate change of the earth based on earth's orbit variation lake – freshwater – rift valleys, abundant rainfall  grain size – clay and silt – very fine  thin/fine lamination  burrowers like clams can mess up lamination layers Glacial Environments  morraine (lateral sides), terminal (front end), medial morraine (merging of 2), continental  glacier  u shaped valleys Arid Environments  sand dunes  ripples from wind (can also be formed by water but not in an arid environment)  envaporite minerals  sands and silts  can have lamination  mud cracks  little vegetation means littles protection from erosion  cross bedding  quartz sand that is well rounded from wind transportation River System  alluvial fan, channel and floodplain, delta, braided and meandering rivers  cutbank  oxbow lakes


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