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  Geology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Geology (from Greek γη- (ge-, "the earth") and λογος (logos, "word", "reason")) is the science and study of the Earth, its composition, structure, physical properties, history, and the processes that shape it.
The word "geology" was first used by Jean-André Deluc in the year 1778 and introduced as a fixed term by Horace-Bénédict de Saussure in the year 1779.
In geology, when an igneous intrusion cuts across a formation of sedimentary rock, it can be determined that the igneous intrusion is younger than the sedimentary rock.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geology   (1488 words)

 Station Information - Geology
Geology (from Greek γη- (ge-, "the earth") and λογος (logos, "science")) is the science and study of the earth, its history, and the processes that shape it.
Geology is also sometimes used about similar studies of other bodies of the solar system.
Subdisciplines within geology proper include structural geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, mineralogy (study of minerals), petrology (study of rocks), geomorphology (study of landforms), seismology (also a field in geophysics) and volcanology (the study of volcanic activity).
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/g/ge/geology.html   (547 words)

 CONK! Encyclopedia: Category:Science_timelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Entries beginning with "Timeline of " are ordered by the rest of their names.
Further, timelines containing extra wording before the key concept are indexed under the key concept.
Timeline of quantum mechanics, molecular physics, atomic physics, nuclear physics, and particle physics
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By 1827 Charles_Lyell's ''Principles of Geology'' reiterated Hutton's uniformitarianism, which influenced the thought of Charles_Darwin.
The theory of continental drift was proposed by Alfred_Wegener in 1912 and by Arthur_Holmes, but wasn't broadly accepted until the 1960s when the theory of plate tectonics was developed.
A fundamental principle of geology advanced by the 18th century Scottish physician and geologist James_Hutton, is that "The Present is the Key to the Past." In Hutton's words: "the past history of our globe must be explained by what can be seen to be happening now."
www.gottaorderflowers.com /geology   (1398 words)

 List of themed timelines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chronologies or timelines are important in understanding history.
General: List of years in science, Timeline of scientific discoveries, Timeline of scientific experiments, Timeline of environmental history of New Zealand, Timeline of Islamic science and technology, Timeline of Polish science and technology
Timeline Wall Chart of Evolution, Culture and Knowledge: 13,7 billion years of history
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_themed_timelines   (422 words)

 Campus rocks form geology timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In fact, a stroll between Noble Hall and the College Union Building is a virtual geological history walk of the last 1800 million years in the Animas Basin.
Various rocks have been collected over the last ten years by the FLC geology department and have now been placed strategically across campus by their age to represent  25 specific historic geologic periods.
Jim Collier, associate geology professor, has been collecting rocks for several years to include in the project.
indy.fortlewis.edu /Older%20Stuff/12-01-00/Campus_rocks.htm   (319 words)

 Eagle Bluff Geology Curriculum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The geology of southeastern Minnesota took millions of years to form and is unique compared to the rest of the state.
However, geology must be thought of in vast time frames; mountain building, sea floor spreading, and plate subduction are slow processes, occurring for hundreds of millions of years.
The timeline rope is a simplified version of the standard geologic time scale used by geologists.
www.eagle-bluff.org /pages/geology.html   (7649 words)

 Geology 100 (History of Life) Website -- Spring 2005; The College of Wooster
James Hutton was a Scot who first effectively described and applied the concept of "uniformitarianism" in geology, which requires vast amounts of time.
Geology suggests how mankind's existence is contingent on the geological consent of the planet.
It's not geology, but it is evolution: the Bubonic Plagues in Europe may have given Europeans a genetic edge for resisting AIDS.
www.wooster.edu /geology/HOL.html   (9045 words)

 Geology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The term geology is first mentioned by Richard de Bury[?] in 1473.
Geology meaning science of the earth is first used by Jean-André de Luc in the year 1778 and introduced by Bénédict de Saussure[?] in the year 1779 as a fixed term.
All is still licensed under the GNU FDL.
www.termsdefined.net /ge/geology.html   (604 words)

 Geology - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Geology (from Greek γη- (ge-, "the earth") and λογος (logos, "word", "reason")) is the science and study of the earth, its make-up, structure, physical properties, history, and the processes that shape it.
Subdisciplines within geology proper include structural geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, mineralogy (study of minerals), petrology (study of rocks), geomorphology (study of landforms), seismology (also a field in geophysics) and volcanology (the study of volcanoes).
Discuss science from Biblical view: Geology, fossils, physics, world mysteries, archeology, astronomy, UFOs, etc. Latest NEWS IN Creation Research.
www.internet-encyclopedia.com /ie/g/ge/geology.html   (704 words)

 List of science topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is a list of topics in various sciences.
Timeline of galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and large-scale structure
Timeline of the interstellar medium and intergalactic medium
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/List_of_science_topics   (185 words)

 Alfred Wegener - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
There are craters on Mars and the Moon named after him, as well as the asteroid 29227 Wegener.
According to the Timeline of geology, Francis Bacon noticed the jigsaw fit of Africa and South America, and this in a small way pioneered some of Wegener's ideas.
Alfred Wegener, See also, Timeline of geology and External links.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Alfred_Wegener   (556 words)

 Timeline Of Geology Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Looking For timeline of geology - Find timeline of geology and more at Lycos Search.
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Look for timeline of geology - Find timeline of geology at one of the best sites the Internet has to offer!
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 List of themed timelines: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about List of themed timelines
This page is a list of the timelines contained in Encyclopedian.
List of timelines from across the web of things that never were (http://www.mts.net/~arphaxad/history.html)
please add other timelines to this page as they are created.
www.encyclopedian.com /ti/Timeline.html   (183 words)

 Geology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Mineralogy, geology, geognosy, geoscopy; metallurgy, metallography; lithology; oryctology, oryctography.
Geology is the study of pressure and time (The Shawshank Redemption; writing credit: Frank Darabont)
Map of "Geology of the Sea Bottom in the Approaches to New York Bay." This map depicts the upper reaches of Hudson Canyon and the remnants of a valley in continental shelf.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /GE/GEOLOGY.html   (1747 words)

 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Timeline of U.S. attack on Afghanistan in January 2002
In a household, clothes hangers are the single one item that you own the most of, yet no one can name even one brand?
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 Geological Time Scale
Relative time ("chronostratic") -- subdivisions of the Earth's geology in a specific order based upon relative age relationships (most commonly, vertical/stratigraphic position).
These subdivisions are given names, most of which can be recognized globally, usually on the basis of fossils.
This file may be freely used for non-commercial purposes provided its original source is indicated.
www.talkorigins.org /faqs/timescale.html   (669 words)

 Fourth Grade - Science - Lesson 19 - Geology
Be sure to give the Precambrian Era group the lion's share of the yarn, string or paper because their timeline represents 80% of geologic time, 33.5 feet.
Use the yardstick to measure the yarn and cut the proper length to be tied into the timeline.
When the groups have completed timelines for their eras, have the groups come together, arrange the eras in the proper order and tie them together to make one long timeline around the room representing all of geologic time.
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The enrichment classes are an after-school program utilizing the resources of the Milwaukee Public Museum, including outstanding exhibits, an active scientific staff, a computer distance learning lab, and a tradition of integrating scientific research into engaging exhibits.
The first was a 77-foot long geologic timeline highlighting Wisconsin geology with samples of rocks and fossils placed along the timeline.
A session on biodiversity asked students to compare the diversity of the Silurian reef diorama in the MPM to Silurian reefs of eastern Wisconsin.
gsa.confex.com /gsa/2003AM/finalprogram/abstract_66752.htm   (394 words)

 Geology of Missouri
The timeline references the generalized map by rock ages and color key.
Just remember that the oldest rocks are those tending toward the red and orange on the map; the youngest ones are towards the blues and greens, and yellow (mostly river deposits) is the youngest of all.
If you are a geology student, you may notice that three geological periods are missing in this lineup from oldest to youngest--with a large gap after the Pennsylvanian, we are missing the Permian, the Triassic, and the Jurassic.
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 Timeline of geology - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Find timeline of geology and more at Lycos Search.
Read about timeline of geology in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
Find timeline of geology at one of the best sites the Internet has to offer!
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 SPACE TODAY ONLINE - Space Today Online - The Millennium - A Space and Astronomy Timeline
Ancient texts on geometry by Euclid and geography by Ptolemy, preserved through the Dark Ages by Arab scholars, spark the beginning of modern science during the Renaissance in Europe -- an explosion of creative energy and reawakening of classical interests in beauty, rational inquiry, and the human perspective.
He plays an important role in the revival of Renaissance astronomy when Copernicus notices his comment that Ptolemy's lunar theory required the diameter of the Moon to vary much more than is observed.
The 15th century blending of art and science is epitomized by Leonardo da Vinci, painter, engineer, and student of biology, mathematics, physics, optics and geology.
www.spacetoday.org /History/MillenniumTimeline/15thCentury.html   (231 words)

 Learn more about Geology in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Learn more about Geology in the online encyclopedia.
Enter a phrase or search word in the box below.
Hint: Play with putting spaces before and after your words to see the different results you get.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /g/ge/geology.html   (629 words)

 DLESE Find a Resource > Grades: General public   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The timeline spans Precambrian to Quaternary time detailing geologic developments and life forms of the time.
The timeline is nicely illustrated and appropriate for all ages.
Users can scroll across the geologic timeline and find out what was happening on Earth at that time.
www.dlese.org:8080 /dds/browse_gr_00-340.htm   (522 words)

 Fossil Mysteries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Use fossil clues, play the paleontologist, and uncover stories of dramatic change in our region over the past 75 million years.
Ponder fossil mysteries, examine evidence, and use science tools to explore major themes in paleontology and geology.
Follow a timeline from past to present or present to past, and discover how major global events relate to our regional landscapes and life.
www.sdnhm.org /exhibits/review/overview.html   (157 words)

 Supernova could be responsible for extinction of the mammoth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
geology news vertical portal can now be syndicated quickly and easily using our new Really Simple Syndication feeds.
mass extinction, according to a study published in the September issue of Geology.
The timeline of physical evidence discovered at Clovis sites and in the...
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 The SPHINX Group -- Cross-disciplinary Timeline
An 18-mile-long layer of greenish glass in a seaside cliff between Mar del Plata and Miramar on the central Atlantic coast of Argentina, may have been deposited by the fiery impact of a comet or asteroid hitting the Earth 3.3 million years ago, according to researchers.
The discovery of magnetized bands in the oldest Martian crust shows that the planet in an early epoch churned with internal heat and was remarkably like the geology of Earth today.
Mars was a more active world in its early history, a warmer place with liquid water on the surface and perhaps even the beginnings of simple life.
www.earlyworld.de /Cross-disciplinaryTimeline.htm   (5136 words)

 List of themed timelines
Timeline is a 1999 science fiction novel by Michael Crichton
Timeline is a 2003 film based on the novel.
List of ticker-tape parades in New York City
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 An Interdisciplinary Timeline
This is a work-in-progress and represents a selective, combined, timeline from geology, history, alternative theory, legend, myth, the sciences—all the disciplines in which I am interested.
Himalayas: The Himalayas trapped and diverted precipitation to the south and east of the Tibetan Plateau, preventing moisture from reaching what are now the Mongolian and Gobi deserts and becoming a possible causitive factor for the Ice Ages (May 3, 2001, "Nature").
Earlier, a team led by a University of Washington researcher uncovered extraterrestrial gases trapped inside special molecules, known as Buckyballs, in ancient soil layers, pointing to a colossal whack from a comet or asteroid roughly 3.7 to 7.5 miles (6 to 12 kilometers) wide.
www.alley29.com /Timeline/timeline.html   (4462 words)

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