Lecture 6: Plate Tectonics 
Lecture 6: Plate Tectonics
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
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Date Added: November 21, 2009

Lecture Description

October 7, 2009

Edwin Schauble explains earthquakes regions and deep-ocean trenchs, seafloor spreading, magnetic reversal stripes, age of earth, plate tectonics, largest plates, lithospheric recycling, convection, plate boundaries, divergent boundaries, age of the ocean floor, convergent boundaries, Ocean-Ocean Convergence Island Arcs, Ocean-Continent Convergence, Continent -Continent Convergence

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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.

•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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