The Dynamic Earth
The Dynamic Earth GLG 201
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Date Created: 09/19/15
Geology 201 Spring 2011 Lab Final Study Guide Sedimentary Rocks Know the 4 processes involved in creating a sedimentary rock Be able to identify the rocks and know likely environments of formation ie marine reef for fossiliferous limestone Metamorphic Rocks Understand the major differences between regional and contact metamorphism in terms of stress heat foliation tectonic environment How does foliation develop Be able to identify the metamorphic rocks and also know possible protoliths ie limestone is the protolith of marble Geologic Time Be able to order events in relative age from oldest to youngest looking at crosssections of rock this is the first three pages of the lab through the Grand Canyon exercise Be able to explain Steno s quotLawsquot of sedimentary rocks superposition original horizontality Understand the difference between disconformities and angular unconformities Earth Deformation What is the difference between normal and reverse faults and in what tectonic stress regimes do they form Be able to identify structures from 2D map view first page of lab and draw in the blank faces of 3D block structures second page of lab Understanding the age relations and the way beds dip for each structure is key here Review all of the structures and blocks in the HampH handbook Remember the structure of Michigan
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