glacial geology


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glacial geology

[¦glā·shəl jē′äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The study of land features resulting from glaciation.
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Existing glacial geology interpretations for southeastern Livingston County, Michigan rely on 1:125,000 scale mapping by Russell and Leverett (1908).
Diamicton, a glacial geology term, refers to unsorted or poorly sorted deposits that are massive to crudely stratified and consist of a poorly sorted matrix with large clasts (< 2 mm) dispersed throughout.
The discoveries of these economically important materials resulted directly or indirectly from the mapping, yielding a benefit-to-cost ratio of $50 to $1, as reported in "Mapping the Glacial Geology of the Central Great Lakes Region in Three Dimensions -- A Model for State-Federal Cooperation" (USGS report number 99-349, published April 2000).
He set in out in a systematic, scientific manner to find the source of the boulders using the principles of glacial geology.
McMurdo Station is an American base that supports the National Science Foundation's research in marine and terrestrial biology, biomedicine, geology and geophysics, glaciology and glacial geology, meteorology, aeronomy, and upper atmosphere physics.
Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve protects a diverse "cultural landscape" of coasts and pastures, glacial geology and Indian prehistory, an 1850s seaport village, and military forts.
This winter, glacial geology studies are being undertaken on 33 CARATS & EXTENSION & results to date are encouraging.
In the front matter is a listing of entries according to the following themes: continents and continental processes, crustal and surface features, earth history and stratigraphy, eruptions, geomorphology, glacial geology, mountains and mountain ranges, oceanic crust, paleontology and the fossil record, and volcanology and volcanic processes.
Topics addressed by the various papers include origin of the term Quaternary, several biographies, the history of ideas in regional geomorphology and glacial geology, Australian geomorphology, peneplains in China, as well as Japanese Quaternary history.
The Michigan Academy's Early Glacial Geology Tradition: Frank Leverett, Frank Taylor, Stannard Bergquist and Others.
Forsyth's research focused on Pleistocene geology and glacial geology of Ohio.
They cover extending geographical and temporal applications, glacial geology, active tectonics in Asia, and landscape evolution.