Lecture 5: Earth's morphology, magnetism and dating 
Lecture 5: Earth's morphology, magnetism and dating
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
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Date Added: November 21, 2009

Lecture Description

October 5, 2009

Edwin Schauble talks about isostatic balance, morphology of oceans, scientific method, seismology, earthquakes and trenches, Earth's magnetic field, dating rocks with magnetism, the oceanic "tape recorder", age of the Ocean Floor, certainty and scientific method

Lecture Notes: Lecture 5: Plate tectonics 1

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Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

Prerequisites
•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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