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Textbook: People of the Earth: An Introduction to World Prehistory
Edition: 14
Author: Brian M. Fagan; Nadia Durrani
ISBN: 9780205966554

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Bergeron process

    A theory that relates the formation of precipitation to supercooled clouds, freezing nuclei, and the different saturation levels of ice and liquid water.

  • Cloud

    A form of condensation best described as a dense concentration of suspended water droplets or tiny ice crystals.

  • Continental shelf

    The gently sloping submerged portion of the continental margin, extending from the shoreline to the continental slope.

  • Desert

    One of the two types of dry climate; the driest of the dry climates.

  • Desert pavement

    A layer of coarse pebbles and gravel created when wind removed the finer material.

  • Geothermal gradient

    The gradual increase in temperature with depth in the crust. The average is 30° C per kilometer in the upper crust.

  • Granitic composition

    A compositional group of igneous rocks that indicates a rock is composed almost entirely of light-colored silicates.

  • Ice shelf

    Forming where glacial ice flows into bays, it is a large, relatively flat mass of floating ice that extends seaward from the coast but remains attached to the land along one or more sides.

  • Ion

    An atom or molecule that possesses an electrical charge.

  • Isobar

    A line drawn on a map connecting points of equal atmospheric pressure, usually corrected to sea level.

  • Low cloud

    A cloud that forms below a height of 2,000 meters.

  • Low-velocity zone

    See Asthenosphere.

  • Nonfoliated texture

    Metamorphic rocks that do not exhibit foliation.

  • Nonrenewable resource

    Resource that forms or accumulates over such long time spans that it must be considered as fixed in total quantity.

  • Placer

    Deposit formed when heavy minerals are mechanically concentrated by currents, most commonly streams and waves. Placers are sources of gold, tin, platinum, diamonds, and other valuable minerals.

  • Planetesimal

    A solid celestial body that accumulated during the first stages of planetary formation. Planetesimals aggregated into increasingly larger bodies, ultimately forming the planets.

  • Rock-forming minerals

    The minerals that make up most of the rocks of Earth’s crust.

  • Soil horizon

    A layer of soil that has identifiable characteristics produced by chemical weathering and other soil-forming processes.

  • Surf

    A collective term for breakers; also, the wave activity in the area between the shoreline and the outer limit of breakers.

  • Wave of translation

    The turbulent advance of water created by breaking waves.