The Resource The nature of earth : an introduction to geology, the Teaching Company, (videorecording)

The nature of earth : an introduction to geology, the Teaching Company, (videorecording)

Label
The nature of earth : an introduction to geology
Title
The nature of earth
Title remainder
an introduction to geology
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
Title variation
Introduction to geology
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These 36 half-hour lectures are your initiation into the geological world that lies just outside your door. "The Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology" introduces you to physical geology, the study of Earth's minerals, rocks, soils, and the processes that operate on them through time
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Cataloging source
FIN
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
551
LC call number
QE28
LC item number
.R468 2006
PerformerNote
  • Lecturer, Professor John J. Renton of West Virginia University
  • Taught by: Professor John J. Renton, West Virginia University
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  • Renton, John J
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
The great courses. Science & mathematics
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  • Geology
  • Earth sciences
Technique
live action
Label
The nature of earth : an introduction to geology, the Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Subtopic: Earth science"--Container
  • Course no. 1700
  • Course guidebook contains an outline of each 30 minute lecture
  • Some copies may include 3 guidebooks
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 185 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • L:ecture 5.
  • The formation of minerals
  • Lecture 6.
  • Classification of minerals
  • Lecture 7.
  • The identification of minerals
  • Lecture 8.
  • Kinds of rocks
  • Lecture 9.
  • Sedimentary rocks
  • Part 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • Metamorphic rocks
  • Lecture 11.
  • Volcanic activity
  • Lecture 12.
  • Phases of volcanic activity
  • Origin of the universe
  • Lecture 2.
  • Origin of the solar system
  • Lecture 3.
  • Continental drift
  • Lecture 4.
  • Plate tectonics
  • Lecture 17.
  • Soils and the clay minerals
  • Lecture 18.
  • Climate and the type of soils
  • Lecture 19.
  • Streams--the major agent of erosion
  • Lecture 20.
  • Sculpting of the landscape
  • Lecture 21.
  • Stream erosion in arid regions
  • Part 2. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • Ice sculpts the final scene
  • Lecture 23.
  • Groundwater
  • Lecture 24.
  • The production of groundwater
  • Hawaiian Islands and Yellowstone Park
  • Lecture 14.
  • Mass wasting--gravity at work
  • Lecture 15.
  • Mass wasting processes
  • Lecture 16.
  • Weathering
  • Lecture 29.
  • Faults and joints
  • Lecture 30.
  • Earthquakes
  • Lecture 31.
  • Damage from earthquakes
  • Lecture 32.
  • Seismology
  • Lecture 33.
  • The formation of mountains
  • Part 3. Lecture 25.
  • Lecture 34.
  • Orogenic styles
  • Lecture 35.
  • Economic geology of coal
  • Lecture 36.
  • Economic geology of petroleum
  • Karst topography
  • Lecture 26.
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Lecture 27.
  • Rock deformation
  • Lecture 28.
  • The geologic structures
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598032215
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PD1700A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213356519
  • 592319
  • (OCoLC)ocn213356519
  • 592319
System details
DVD, Region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The nature of earth : an introduction to geology, the Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Subtopic: Earth science"--Container
  • Course no. 1700
  • Course guidebook contains an outline of each 30 minute lecture
  • Some copies may include 3 guidebooks
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 185 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • L:ecture 5.
  • The formation of minerals
  • Lecture 6.
  • Classification of minerals
  • Lecture 7.
  • The identification of minerals
  • Lecture 8.
  • Kinds of rocks
  • Lecture 9.
  • Sedimentary rocks
  • Part 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • Metamorphic rocks
  • Lecture 11.
  • Volcanic activity
  • Lecture 12.
  • Phases of volcanic activity
  • Origin of the universe
  • Lecture 2.
  • Origin of the solar system
  • Lecture 3.
  • Continental drift
  • Lecture 4.
  • Plate tectonics
  • Lecture 17.
  • Soils and the clay minerals
  • Lecture 18.
  • Climate and the type of soils
  • Lecture 19.
  • Streams--the major agent of erosion
  • Lecture 20.
  • Sculpting of the landscape
  • Lecture 21.
  • Stream erosion in arid regions
  • Part 2. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • Ice sculpts the final scene
  • Lecture 23.
  • Groundwater
  • Lecture 24.
  • The production of groundwater
  • Hawaiian Islands and Yellowstone Park
  • Lecture 14.
  • Mass wasting--gravity at work
  • Lecture 15.
  • Mass wasting processes
  • Lecture 16.
  • Weathering
  • Lecture 29.
  • Faults and joints
  • Lecture 30.
  • Earthquakes
  • Lecture 31.
  • Damage from earthquakes
  • Lecture 32.
  • Seismology
  • Lecture 33.
  • The formation of mountains
  • Part 3. Lecture 25.
  • Lecture 34.
  • Orogenic styles
  • Lecture 35.
  • Economic geology of coal
  • Lecture 36.
  • Economic geology of petroleum
  • Karst topography
  • Lecture 26.
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Lecture 27.
  • Rock deformation
  • Lecture 28.
  • The geologic structures
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598032215
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PD1700A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213356519
  • 592319
  • (OCoLC)ocn213356519
  • 592319
System details
DVD, Region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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