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Geologic processes
All types of processes involving geological structures.
Subtopics:
Deformation (geologic) (10 items)
Diagenesis (1 items)
Earth tides (1 items)
Earthquakes (93 items)
Erosion (44 items)
Glaciation (8 items)
Heat flow (earth) (1 items)
Hydrothermal processes (6 items)
Isostasy (1 items)
Liquefaction (2 items)
Magnetic storms (4 items)
Metamorphism (geological) (2 items)
Sediment transport (47 items)
Sedimentation (30 items)
Slope processes (30 items)
Soil formation (2 items)
Subsidence (8 items)
Tectonic processes (21 items)
Volcanic activity (68 items)
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Western Region geologic information [More info]
Links to geologic information on western states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon including information on coastal and marine geology, mineral resources, earthquakes, landslides, earthquake hazards and geologic maps.
Whales and walrus: tillers of the seafloor [More info]
Report on sea floor marks in the Northeast Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea that were identified as pits and furrows caused by whales and walruses in the process of feeding on bottom crustaceans.
What is an Ocean Bottom Seismometer? [More info]
Description and uses of the Ocean Bottom Seismometer; a self contained data-acquisition system which free falls to the ocean floor and records seismic data generated by airguns and earthquakes.
What on Earth is plate tectonics? [More info]
Discussion and diagrams on plate tectonics and the structure of the Earth for beginners with link to a detailed version: This Dynamic Earth for more information.
Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Geology Field Center [More info]
Site with links to projects of the field center of the Woods Hole Coastal Marine Geology Program on underwater areas between shorelines and the deep ocean, off the U.S. East Coast, the Gulf of Mexico, and in parts of the Caribbean and Great Lakes.
Yellowstone Volcano Observatory (YVO) [More info]
Homepage of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory with links to information about the observatory at Yellowstone National Park, volcanic history, photo gallery, monitoring data, publications and products, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
Yosemite Valley geologic story [More info]
Site describes the present understanding of the various geologic processes that contributed to the valley's creation. Links to Yosemite Valley's geologic maps.
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