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Geophysics
This website contains abbreviated course notes from a geophysics class at California State University at Sacramento. The notes contain topic summaries and formulas, including gravity, Newton's laws, radioactivity, radioactive decay, Rb/Sr dating, Uranium-Thorium-Lead dating, uses of Lead, fission-track dating, Potassium-Argon dating, Carbon dating, heat, magnetism, seismology and earthquake prediction.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geophysics
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-091
Related resources:
This resource references 'Study Questions for Geophysics'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Susan Clark Slaymaker
California State University, Sacramento