TCNJ Physics 120-A Introduction to Geology Summer 2017

Dr. Gregory C. Herman  (hermang@tcnj.edu)       Grading Policy          Grades        Lab Manual *.pptx (20.4 MB) *.pdf (7.3 MB)


Textbook:  
 Monroe, Wicander, and Hazlett (2007) Physical Geology; Exploring the Earth, 6th edition ISDN-10:0-495-01148-7 or
                     Monroe and Wicander (2015 or 2012) The Changing Earth; Explorng Geology and Evolution, 7th edition  ISDN-10: 1-285-73341-X
 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday lectures 12:30-2:30 pm. Labs 2:30-4:30 pm Geological Society of America Time scale (487 KB)
  03/09/2017  
  Chapters Click the icon for the PDF version of  the PowerPoint Presentation (*.ppt) or Slide Show (*.pps)
Date 6th ed. 7th. ed. LECTURES LABS

6/12 Mon.

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L1_Introduction.pdf  (7.5 MB) Cosmology.pps (20.3 MB) (9.9 MB)
Earths_interior_gravity_magnetism.pdf (2.5 MB)
LAB1_Time-life-man.jpg (212KB)
(take-home, one-page, essay)

6/13 Tue.

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L2 Plate_tectonics.pps (19.9 MB) ,
Elements_minerals.ppt (18.0MB) (7.4 MB)

LAB2_Mineral and Spectroscopy.ppt (6.1MB) (3.4 MB)
LAB2_REE_Questions.ppt (67 KB) (33 KB)

6/15 Thu.

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L3_Igneous_rocks.pdf  (9.6 MB), Volcanic_rocks.pdf (9.6MB) (9.4 MB)
REE-2.pdf (1.5 MB), Weathering_and_erosion.pdf  (8.3 MB) 

LAB3 Igneous Rocks.pdf (1.2 MB)

6/19 Mon.

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L4_Sediment_and_Sedimentary_rocks.pdf  (7.8 MB)
Metamorphic_rocks and_processes.pdf  (10.2 MB) 

LAB 4_Sedimentary and Metamorphic_Rocks.pdf  (1.7 MB)

6/20 Tue.

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TopoGEo.pdf  (7.8 MB)

LAB5_Google_Earth_1.kmz (3.9 MB)
2014 Nazca_Lines.kmz (2.4 MB) ETOPO1

6/22 Thur.

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L6_Earthquakes seismic_waves.pps (37.3MB) (2.5 MB),
Geologic_time_concepts_principles.pdf  (7.9 MB) 

LAB6 GE New Jersey - New York Earthquakes.kmz (490KB)
Dynamic_Earth   New Jersey Shaded Relief Map (2 MB)

6/26 Mon.

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L7_Oceans_seafloor_continental_margins.pdf (7.6 MB),
Shores_and_Beaches.pdf (6.5 MB)

Exam review

6/27 Tues. - - EXAM 1  No Lab
6/29 Thu.
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L8_Glaciers.pdf (9.9 MB), Climate cycles and_change.pdf  (638 KB)

LAB7_Pa-NJ-NY_Glacial_Moraines.kmz (526 KB)

7/3 Mon.

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L9_Continental_structures_mountains_basins .pdf  (15.8 MB)
Mid-Atlantic_Geology.pdf  (13.8 MB)

LAB8_Rock_structures.pdf  (2.8 MB)

7/4 Tue.

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L10_Surface_Water.pdf  (9.4 MB), Groundwater.pdf  (6.4 MB)

LAB9_Two groundwater_pollution_cases.pdf  (3.8 MB)

7/6 Thu.

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L11_Desert_Winds.pdf (6.5 MB), Impact_Tectonics.pdf (15.4 MB)

LAB10_Impact Tectonics.kmz, Desert_Dunes.kmz (606 KB)

7/10 Mon. - - L12_Remote_Sensing_Fossil_Fuels.pdf (10.5 MB) No Lab
7/11 Tue. -
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L13_Switch DVD Switch DVD cont.

7/13 Thu.

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FINAL EXAM

Term_Paper.pdf  (64 KB) due before the final exam