Geology

Pick a geology topic you are interested in and find a book and a scientific journal article about it. Then, write a summary paragraph comparing the sources and indicating which one is the most reliable.

Assignment 25 points First, think about how you evaluate different sources of information in your daily life, and what differentiates scientific journals from other sources of information. Second, pick a geology topic you are interested in and find a book, 3 websites, a YouTube video, and a scientific journal article about it. Use the table […]

Write a research paper on Ichnology discuss basic concepts and applications in facies analysis.

Ichnology: Basic concepts and applications in facies analysis Write a research paper on Ichnology discuss basic concepts and applications in facies analysis. Check our ichnology textbook: Buatois, L.A. & Mángano, M.G. 2011. Ichnology: Organism-substrate interactions in space and time. Cambridge University Press, 358 p. It will provide the basic conceptual framework (starting point), and will […]

What is the cycle we see and what is the cause of this cyclically of global temperatures and what does this say about a potential future glacial age?

ASSIGNMENT In the last 450,000 years the earth has had at least 4 major ice age cycles .What is the cycle we see and what is the cause of this cyclically of global temperatures and what does this say about a potential future glacial age? 50 L — 40 a) 30 a) u, 20° 10′ […]

Write a brief 300-word essay about The Great Green Wall initiative to be built in Africa from Senegal to Djibouti to combat desertification.

Module 8: Assignment: The Great Green Wall of Africa Write a brief 300-word essay about The Great Green Wall initiative to be built in Africa from Senegal to Djibouti to combat desertification. Include the sources in proper citation format. Include the total word count at the end of your summary. Include a list of all […]

How does the temperature of dry sand and water differ when they are exposed to radiation from the lamp? Suggest a reason why the sand and the water may heat differently?

Sketching Assignment – Global temperatures, Solar Radiation, Insolation and Albedo 1All answers must in red or underlined if you plan on using the Word file. Insolation Figure 2 demonstrates how insolation varies with latitude on the Earth. Each shaded box, A, B, and C represents a beam of solar radiation impinging on the Earth at […]

Give an overview of how your country sustains itself. Include economic highlights about your country such as tourism, Imports and Exports.

Assignment #2 -30 Points: Economic Development and Sustainability(Ghana) Give an overview of how your country sustains itself. Make sure to include economic highlights about your country such as tourism, Imports and Exports. The paper should include but not limited to domestic and international recreational and business travel; the percentage of your country’s economy dependent on […]

What are the causes of hot-springs in Hot Springs National Park and Yellowstone National Park? What is the geologic setting?

Geologic Setting What are the causes of hot-springs in Hot Springs National Park and Yellowstone National Park? What is the geologic setting? What is the source of the heat? What kind of rocks are found at each setting and why? What is the geologic setting of the hot springs in the biblical towns of Colossae/Laodicea […]

Describe the general shape and characteristics of the longitudinal profile. Include words such as concave, convex, upward, or downward if necessary

ESC Lab – Sketching Assignment All responses must be red or underlined. Also leave a space between the question and answer. River Drainage Basins River systems are composed of a trunk stream joined by several tributaries. The drainage basin (also called the watershed) is defined by the area encompassing all the tributaries of the river. […]

Access the USGS website for monitoring volcanoes, such as Mt. Kileauea, Mount Hood. Pick any two volcanoes and write a brief 300 words discussion.

Discussion 8 https://www.usgs.gov/programs/VHP Access the USGS website for monitoring volcanoes, such as Mt. Kileauea, Mount Hood. Pick any two volcanoes and write a brief 300 words discussion. You discussion should include at least two of the aspects listed below: Location Threat potential Elevation Volcano Type Last reported eruption Description of eruption Composition Include the total […]

Watch the video provided then research, draw and gather information on some fossils presented in the video.

Module 06: Assignments 5 and 6: Making N America: FOSSILS Virtual Field Trip: North American Geologic History and Fossils Video: Making North America: Lifehttp://www.pbs.org/video/nova-making-north-america-life/; In this exercise you will watch the video (use the above link or Google and access from your closest PBS station.) to answer questions about the video. You will also research, […]

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