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The geological record of environmental change: Track 1

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This series of tracks looks at evidence of geological change in the field. Using examples in the UK and the USA they examine how geologists can map past activity from geological evidence. Material is taken from The Open University course S369 The geological record of environmental change.

By: The iTunes U team (The Open University,)

  • Duration 1 hour 15 mins
  • Updated Wednesday 3rd September 2008
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Geology
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Track 1: Glaciation: The Geology of Northern Scotland

An introduction to the geology of Northern Scotland.


© The Open University 2008


Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Glaciation: The Geology of Northern Scotland    An introduction to the geology of Northern Scotland. Play now Glaciation: The Geology of Northern Scotland
2 Glaciation: The Garvellachs    A field trip to the Garvellachs. Play now Glaciation: The Garvellachs
3 Glaciation: Examining sandstones    Two geologists examine sandstones that they have come across whilst exploring the rocks in Scotland. Play now Glaciation: Examining sandstones
4 Glaciation: Diamictites    An examination of diamantine and sandstone strata of the Garvellachs and how they make up the rock formation. Play now Glaciation: Diamictites
5 Glaciation: Limestones    A close look at the limestone rock in the Garvellachs. Play now Glaciation: Limestones
6 Glaciation: Snowball Earth?    Evidence for and against the snowball earth hypothesis. Play now Glaciation: Snowball Earth?
7 Utah: Book Cliffs    An introduction to the Bookcliffs of Utah and their importance in geology. Play now Utah: Book Cliffs
8 Utah: Cliffs near Helper    A look at the stratified sands that are found in hummocky beds in Gentile Wash in Utah. Play now Utah: Cliffs near Helper
9 Utah: Woodside Canyon    A look at the rocks and their formation in Woodside canyon in comparison to that of Gentile Wash. Play now Utah: Woodside Canyon
10 Utah: Spring Canyon- sediment partitioning    Investigating Spring Canyon sediment partitioning. Play now Utah: Spring Canyon- sediment partitioning
11 Utah: 'The Panther tongue'    The geology of the 'panther tongue' at Gentile wash in Utah and the similarities of river dominated Para sequence systems and wave dominated systems. Play now Utah: 'The Panther tongue'
12 Utah: Incision surfaces at Woodside Canyon    Incision surfaces at Woodside canyon. Play now Utah: Incision surfaces at Woodside Canyon
13 Utah: An incised valley at Tuscher Canyon    A look at an incised valley at Tuscher Valley. Focussing on erosion surfaces, sequence boundaries, incised valley fills and distributaries channels. Play now Utah: An incised valley at Tuscher Canyon
14 Utah: Explaining incision valleys    Explaining incision valleys. Play now Utah: Explaining incision valleys
15 Utah: Sediment transportation within incised valleys    Sediment transportation within incised valleys. Play now Utah: Sediment transportation within incised valleys