Geology and Geography
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
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Tsunami and the Depth of the Ocean part of Oceanography:Activities
An inquiry approach to using the celerity (=velocity) of a tsunami to measure the depth of the ocean along its path. Tsunami are shallow-water waves, because their wavelengths are so long relative to ocean depth. ...
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Oceanography part of Oceanography:Courses
The course emphasizes the "container" of the ocean, the ocean contents, ocean processes, and what happens when these interact.
Paleontology part of Paleontology:Courses
Paleontology is the study of past life. This includes both the organisms themselves and a variety of problems that study of the organisms can solve. During this semester, we will consider the more common fossil ...
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Paleontology part of Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology 2014:Courses
Survey of paleontology for upper-level departmental majors, earth science education majors, and others. Course combines lecture and lab across invertebrates, plants, and microfossils (vertebrates treated only ...