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The Resource The nature of earth : an introduction to geology, John J. Renton, (DVD videorecording)

The nature of earth : an introduction to geology, John J. Renton, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The nature of earth : an introduction to geology
Title
The nature of earth
Title remainder
an introduction to geology
Statement of responsibility
John J. Renton
Title variation
Introduction to geology
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
These 36 half-hour lectures are your initiation into the geological world that lies just outside your door. "The Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology" introduces you to physical geology, the study of Earth's minerals, rocks, soils, and the processes that operate on them through time
Member of
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
LC call number
QE28
LC item number
.R468 2006
PerformerNote
Lectures by : Professor John J. Renton, West Virginia University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Renton, John J
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
999
Series statement
Great courses, Science & mathematics, Earth science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geology
  • Earth sciences
Technique
live action
Label
The nature of earth : an introduction to geology, John J. Renton, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Science & mathematics - Earth science"--Container cover insert
  • Course no. 1700
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Identification of minerals
  • Kinds of rocks
  • Sedimentary rocks
  • Metamorphic rocks
  • Volcanic activity
  • Phases of volcanic activity
  • Disc 1. Lectures 1-6.
  • Origin of the universe
  • Origin of the solar system
  • Continental drift
  • Plate tectonics
  • Formation of minerals
  • Classification of minerals
  • Disc 2. Lectures 7-12.
  • Sculpting of the landscape
  • Stream erosion in arid regions
  • Ice sculpts the final scene
  • Groundwater
  • Production of groundwater
  • Disc 3. Lectures 13 - 18.
  • Hawaiian Islands and Yellowstone Park
  • Mass wasting--gravity at work
  • Mass wasting processes
  • Weathering
  • Soils and the clay minerals
  • Climate and the type of soils
  • Disc 4. Lectures 19 -24. Streams--the major agent of erosion
  • Damage from earthquakes
  • Seismology
  • Formation of mountains
  • Orogenic styles
  • Economic geology of coal
  • Economic geology of petroleum
  • Disc 5. Lecture 25 - 30.
  • Karst topography
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Rock deformation
  • Geologic structures
  • Faults and joints
  • Earthquakes
  • Disc 6. Lectures 31 - 36.
Control code
ocm71780935
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598032215
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD1700A
  • ID1700-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71780935
  • (Sirsi) a1104491
System details
DVD, Region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The nature of earth : an introduction to geology, John J. Renton, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Science & mathematics - Earth science"--Container cover insert
  • Course no. 1700
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Identification of minerals
  • Kinds of rocks
  • Sedimentary rocks
  • Metamorphic rocks
  • Volcanic activity
  • Phases of volcanic activity
  • Disc 1. Lectures 1-6.
  • Origin of the universe
  • Origin of the solar system
  • Continental drift
  • Plate tectonics
  • Formation of minerals
  • Classification of minerals
  • Disc 2. Lectures 7-12.
  • Sculpting of the landscape
  • Stream erosion in arid regions
  • Ice sculpts the final scene
  • Groundwater
  • Production of groundwater
  • Disc 3. Lectures 13 - 18.
  • Hawaiian Islands and Yellowstone Park
  • Mass wasting--gravity at work
  • Mass wasting processes
  • Weathering
  • Soils and the clay minerals
  • Climate and the type of soils
  • Disc 4. Lectures 19 -24. Streams--the major agent of erosion
  • Damage from earthquakes
  • Seismology
  • Formation of mountains
  • Orogenic styles
  • Economic geology of coal
  • Economic geology of petroleum
  • Disc 5. Lecture 25 - 30.
  • Karst topography
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Rock deformation
  • Geologic structures
  • Faults and joints
  • Earthquakes
  • Disc 6. Lectures 31 - 36.
Control code
ocm71780935
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598032215
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD1700A
  • ID1700-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71780935
  • (Sirsi) a1104491
System details
DVD, Region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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