Essays Tagged: "geologists"

charles darwin

ay gives him the credit as being the first in all time to explain some of the disagreements between geologists. Some of these where how some rock layers were higher than others in some are but in othe ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The big bang theory

pg26-27). These two factors have been very controversial; it has been decades, even centuries that geologists and paleontologists still have debates to prove their points. Well whether it is either s ...

(4 pages) 183 3 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Temperature and pressure effects on water.

re. Scientists also need to know waterbehaviors under certain circumstances for different purposes. Geologists need to know how water plays roles in the geological process.While researching, I learned ...

(1 pages) 33 0 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Continental Drift: Exploring the Theory.

For many of years geologists have been searching for ways to prove the Continental Drive Theory to the world. Yet the ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Charles Darwin.

ay gives him the credit as being the first in all time to explain some of the disagreements between geologists. Some of these where how some rock layers were higher than others in some are but in othe ...

(4 pages) 56 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Plate Tectonics.

***********Plate tectonics are a somewhat new method of analysis that has radically changed the way geologists think about the Earth. According to the new theory, Plate tectonics, the surface of the E ...

(3 pages) 142 1 2.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

A short report on the eruption of Mt. Saint Helens. All vital facts and a bibliography included.

There was a lot of excitement in Mt. Saint Helens, Washington. Geologists were monitoring the Mount Saint Helens volcano. Seismicity began several days before Marc ...

(3 pages) 67 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Lechuguilla cave

med by water flowing from the surface. However, the huge gypsum deposits lining the walls convinced geologists that the cave was formed by strong chemical reactions between ancient groundwater and hyd ...

(1 pages) 18 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Choose Three Careers in Geology, and explain what they do.

and it's magnetic, electric and gravitational fields, must spend most of their time outdoors. These geologists study Earth using gravity, and magnetic, seismic and electrical methods. These methods ar ... f this field would be able figure out how water flows through the absorbent rocks underground. Hydrogeologists could help a drought stricken area by finding good drinking water and by determining how ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

The San Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906.

San Juan Bautista to the triple junction at Cape Mendocino, the earthquake confounded contemporary geologists with its large, horizontal displacements and great rupture length. Indeed, the significan ...

(4 pages) 41 1 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Global Warming

Global warming and the greenhouse effect worry many geologists. The greenhouse effect is a natural process that keeps the earth at temperatures that are ...

(6 pages) 157 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

An overview of the theories about the origin, migration and entrapment of oil and gas beneath the Earth's surface

gan to come to the forefront as the oil and gas industries grew in size economic importance, and as geologists were called upon to accurately locate new and larger deposits. It became the most widely ...

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Plate Tectonics

the origin and arrangement of the broad structural features of Earth's surface. The theory of most geologists today is that the Earth's outermost layer, the lithosphere or also know as the Earth's su ...

(4 pages) 86 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

The Evolution of a Habitable Planet

crust and rocks containing lead can be easily attained. Radiometric dating is a technique by where geologists use the knowledge of the decay rate of lead isotopes on earth using a spectrometer to fin ...

(16 pages) 67 0 4.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Atmospheric Escape of Primitive Mars

uing characteristics, such as polar ice and soil, Mars has been extensively studied by astronomers, geologists and nearly every other kind of scientist. This intense collection of data leads a large g ...

(7 pages) 58 4 4.6 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Alfred Wegener and the Continental Drift

egan breaking into smaller continents which began the layout of where they lie now. Many people and geologists rejected Wegener?s idea especially the North American geologists due to most of his evide ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Grand Canyon

rock formations due to weathering and erosion.THE GLOBAL IMPORTANCEThe Grand Canyon is a place that geologists will enjoy to reside, it is amazing how much they can learn about how the Earth's evoluti ...

(2 pages) 431 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues