Essays Tagged: "Geology"

Geology of massif montgris

DeclarationThis report entitled 'The Geology of the Massif Montgris' was composed by me and is based in my own work. Where the work of ot ... re from the Upper Cretaceous the Tertiary and the Quaternary. I aim to give an overall guide to the geology on a smaller scale than has previously been accomplished. This study is mainly aimed at corr ... acationed in the area and upon my request had asked locally about any information pertaining to the Geology. The result was that they brought back a research map that dated the Massif as Cretaceous bu ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

John Muir's Trail in History

s capti vated him and fueled his desire to learn more. Muir later enrolled in courses in chemistry, geology, and botany at the University of Wisconsin. After his education, Muir began working in a fac ...

(6 pages) 96 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Transitions in Water

esh to salt as well as from salt tofresh one quickly finds the importance of estuaries. In terms of geology,present-day estuaries are young and ephemeral coastal features. Today's estuariesbegan to ta ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Radiocarbon Dating: Merits and Drawbacks.

Because of its relatively short half-life, radiocarbon dating has been most useful to archaeology (geology requiring a much larger time span, hence the development of uranium-238 dating).Because radi ...

(10 pages) 134 2 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Yosemite National Park.

Visiting Yosemite National ParkThis report will include the park's history and geology, the wildlife, the trees, the valley and falls, the fees and permits for the park, and when ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Charles darwin natural selection

and received his B.A. in theology and classical literature. Soon after he went on a field trip to a geology dig, and in 1831 was offered a job on the merchant ship H.M.S. Beagle, by the United Kingdom ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Discuss: Methods by which archaeologists use to identify, date, classify, record and conserve artifacts and material culture from archaeological sites

signs a speculative date to an artifact based upon many factors such as location, type, similarity, geology and association. Types of relative dating techniques include, dendrochrology, pollen analysi ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

The Life of Charles Darwin

the wildlife the ship encounters on its voyage.Henslow also gave Darwin the book The Principals of Geology by Charles Lyell. The book emphasized the great age of the earth and the principals of unifo ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

'Cliff profiles are created by many complex factors'-Discuss

Cliff profiles owe their form to the geology (Lithology and structure), sub-aerial processes and wave energy along a given stretch of coa ...

(2 pages) 37 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Leakey Family

nto a family of artists and archaeologists. She too was influenced as a child to follow a career in geology and archaeology, and her specialty was drawing prehistoric tools and artefacts. Louis and Ma ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Emily Dickinson

y her talks with 'angles'. At age nine, Emily started school at Amherst Academy. She studied Latin, geology, botany, and philosophy. Emily often thought about death and God. Nevertheless, she always w ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Planet Earth (SCI350 Astronomy)

inhibits life because it meets all the requirements needed to enable life processes.Earth's Unique GeologyThe foundation (literally) for Earth's ability to inhabit life is its surface. Earth has two ...

(3 pages) 101 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Life and Works of Charles Darwin.

dismissed him. He came home to England feeling like a failure. Then he started to study science and geology and really like it. It was the 1st thing that really made him happy. But unfortunately his f ...

(3 pages) 33 1 2.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Creationism and Evolution in School: Steven Jay Gould's essay "Genesis Vs. Geology"

Steven Jay Gould is the author of the essay, "Genesis vs. Geology". There is a great debate over the idea of the Genesis flood. It is being argued that the ge ... hat can be scientifically tested have been tested but prove to be wrong. Such as the idea of "flood geology" which explains the sorting of creatures' fossils in the stratums. There are three different ... efended differently by different points of view. Creationism, evolution, the Genesis flood, and the geology regarding the flood are very open to many arguments. The Genesis flood having not yet been p ...

(5 pages) 48 2 2.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Oceanographer: Erwing William Maurice

in 1927, and a Ph.D. in 1931. He taught physics at the University of Pittsburgh (1929-30); physics, geology, and geophysics at Lehigh University (1930-44); and geology at Columbia University (1944-72) ... Massachusetts) Oceanographic Institute. Back at Columbia University in 1947, he became professor of geology, and in 1959 he was named Higgins Professor of Geology there. He was the first director of C ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Biography of Charles Darwin's own Evolution

sing several operations performed without anesthesia. At the same time he began to be interested in geology and in natural history. He was sent to study for Holy Orders for the Church of England at Ch ... d some Pacific Islands; and also set up navigation stations in the area. Darwin's duty was to study geology and biology of the areas. His research in geology was that sedimentary rocks crystallize whe ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Is Nuclear Energy the Best Alternative to Fossil Fuels?

ater to the power plant. In essence, the location of the power plant depends upon the valley shape, geology and lake potential. Few places in the world are suitable for the construction of a hydroelec ...

(4 pages) 122 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Robert Hooke

Robert Hookes geology relates to his studys in fossils and earthquakes, and he also mastered the cardinal principl ... this essay, many facts will be explained of what kind of contributions Hooke put into the field of geology. Including discriptions of other planet studies from his resources.Many had theories were sa ... etc. Showing that he proved many points and showed a great amount of his time went to the study of geology as well as it did to all the other fields that he excelled in.

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Chesapeake Bay

of habitat, overharvesting, pollutions and disease are some of the reasons it needs to be protected.Geology of the Chesapeake Geologic History of the Bay can be summarized by saying it originally came ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

“Although Mass Movements Are A Natural Phenomena

particular, their potential to exacerbate the extent of movement by simply being situated upon the geology involved comes into question.Activity such as urbanization and sustained actions upon the st ... d comes into question.Activity such as urbanization and sustained actions upon the structure of the geology including abatement, adjustment and protection can all put strain on the natural occurring p ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science