237 Answered Questions for the topic geology

05/04/22

What is the difference between continental and oceanic crust?

There are numerous characteristics that distinguish these two types of crust. Continental crust is generally composed of granite. That means that it formed intrusively (inside the earth), cooled... more
Geology

02/24/22

After melting and cooling, what kind of Igneous rock does Marble turn into?

I need a specific kind of Igneous rock.

02/15/22

Describe the theory of continental drift and identify who first proposed this theory.

Describe the theory of continental drift and identify who first proposed this theory.

02/15/22

How did scientists account for fossils and other geological evidence as they developed the geologic time scale?

How did scientists account for fossils and other geological evidence as they developed the geologic time scale?
Geology

01/31/22

GEOS 219 Labatory Homework Question

Use Microsoft Excel to plot the relationship between pressure and height. Use the equation from part 2 to calculate atmospheric pressure from 0 km to 30 km with an interval of 0.5 km. Plot the... more
Geology Earth Science

12/12/21

geology question

After the geosphere was formed, which sphere followed? atmosphere or geosphere? can they just be both, this makes me so confused. would mean a lot if someone can answer this. Thanks
Geology Earth Science

12/06/21

Geology question

What fraction of Earth’s evolution has been influenced by humans?

11/10/21

Question about feldspar minerals and their specific gravity

Why does the larger cavities of the feldspars have a decrease in specific gravity?
Geology Science

10/17/21

Biogeochemical Cycles

Why is cycling ______important? (Choose one: carbon, water, nitrogen). Be specific and use appropriate terminology specific to your chosen cycle.
Geology Water Rocks Mud

09/03/21

What Is A Word For The Outer Ring Of A Lake That Is Drying Up?

Once water levels drop in a lake or pond, there is a ring of exposed mud, or rock, almost like a beach surface that appears. What is the name of this?
Geology Science

05/06/21

Year 9 geology plate tectonics question

One study found that the Nazca plate is moving faster than the mantle beneath it.Evaluate how this piece of evidence would help you decide why the plate is moving faster than the mantle. Use either... more
Geology Science

05/05/21

Year 9 Geology question

At some divergent boundaries, volcanic eruptions along mid-ocean ridges are continually creating new oceanic crust. This causes the seafloor to slowly spread away from the ridges. But the Earth's... more
Geology Earth Science

03/24/21

Which of the following describes chert?

A. This sedimentary rock was deposited in an ancient desert.B. This rock is volcanic in origin.C. This metamorphic rock was recrystallized from an ancient limestone.D. This was formed from a single... more
Geology Earth Science

03/18/21

On the small peninsula along the coast of the Bay of Ice in the southern portion of the linked geologic map, what kind of contact exists between RU 13 and the granite in this peninsula?

a. an intrusive contact b. a conformable depositional contact c. a nonconformity d. a disconformity e. an angular... more

03/17/21

Atmosphere questions

Describe what would cause the atmospheric pressure over an area to both increase and decrease.  What is the average “weight” of atmospheric pressure at sea level? What would happen to this... more
Geology Science

03/13/21

pls help (read desc)

In the Galapagos Islands, finches on different islands have beaks of different shapes, so they can gather the food that grows on the island where they live. Their beaks are examples of which of the... more

02/12/21

the crater that killed the dinosaurs

Explain in detailWhat is Chicxulub crater?What are the Volcanic eruption, earthquake, tsunami or meteor impact had happened and their impact on Chicxulub crater?

02/12/21

Earth and space science question

fill in the process that causes each transition. Your choices are evaporation, condensation, precipitation, melting, and freezing.Ocean -> Atmosphere _______________________Atmosphere ->... more

02/11/21

Earth and Space science

Fill in the two processes that cause each of the following transitions. Ocean -> Cloud _______________________, _______________________Cloud -> Glacier _______________________,... more

02/10/21

The stability of atomic nuclei seems to be related to the ratio of: protons to electrons neutrons to protons isotopes to neutrons neutrinos to gamma rays

The stability of atomic nuclei seems to be related to the ratio of:protons to electronsneutrons to protonsisotopes to neutronsneutrinos to gamma rays

02/10/21

Science question

Define: A phase change is a change from one state to another, such as from a liquid to a gas. Fill in the blanks with the words “liquid,” “gas,” or “solid” to define each... more
Geology

02/01/21

Decompression melting occurs because

01/19/21

What are the petroleum system elements ?

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