Geology 002 (NS)
Historical Geology

Dr. J Bret Bennington

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New York Times: Science

Lecture Notes

Midterm Exam topics (Methods and Concepts).
Midterm Review Outline

Lecture / Lab
Lecture Presentation pdf
Reading
(Historical Geology 4th Ed. Wicander and Monroe)
Introduction and Deep Time
download
Ch.1
Geologic Timescale
download
Ch.4
History of Historical Geology I
download
Ch.4
History of Historical Geology II
download
Ch.4
Fossil Record of Evolution and Extinction download Ch.7
Radiometric Dating download Ch.4
Fossilization
download
Ch.5
Paleogeography download Ch.3
Sedimentary Rocks download Ch.5 and 6
The Hadean Eon download Ch.8

Final Exam topics (History of the Earth).
Final Exam Review Outline

Lecture / Lab
Lecture Presentation pdf
Reading
(Historical Geology 4th Ed. Wicander and Monroe)
Plate Tectonics and Rocks download Ch.3
The Archean Eon download Ch.8
The Proterozoic download Ch.9
The Cambrian Explosion download Ch.12
Proterozoic of NY download Ch.9, NY-NJ Supplement
Cambrian-Silurian -The Taconic Orogeny download Ch.10, NY-NJ Supplement
Devonian-Permian - The Acadian / Alleghenian Orogenies download Ch.11, NY-NJ Supplement
Paleozoic Life download Ch.12
Mesozoic Geology of NY download Ch.14, NY-NJ Supplement
Pleistocene Geology of NY download Ch.17, NY-NJ Supplement



Laboratory Materials

Geologic History of NY Summary Diagram

Modern Geologic Time Scale - 2004 (.doc or pdf)

Videos

Fun Stuff

They Might Be Giants "I am a Paleontologist" Song

Tiktaalik (Inner Fish) Song

Neil Shubin on the Colbert Report Show

Devonian Blues Song


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