This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. This 17-slide presentation addresses the major flood basalts. The Columbia River flood basalts are discussed in detail. Other flood basalts that are covered include the Keeweenawan, Deccan, Parana and Karroo. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html
Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Igneous Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Maps Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Plate Tectonics, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Petrology Classes of Earth Materials: Volcanic Rocks Course Type: Upper Level:Petrology, Geochemistry Geologic Setting: Mantle, Continental Crust Topics: Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Elements, Solid Earth:Geochemistry, Solid Earth, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Solid Earth:Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Igneous Processes, Geochemistry, Volcanology Solid Earth Processes: Volcanism Tectonic Setting: Mid-Ocean Ridge, Hot Spot, Continental Rift
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