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Geology is the scientific study of the Earth, its origin, structure, processes and composition. This album features The Open University's Glynda Easterbrook and fellow geologist Tony Lee as they visit Northern Ireland to look at some amazing rock forms and some fascinating successions of different depositional environments. This material forms part of The Open University course S260 Geology.

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Geology is the scientific study of the Earth, its origin, structure, processes and composition. This album features The Open University's Glynda Easterbrook and fellow geologist Tony Lee as they visit Northern Ireland to look at some amazing rock forms and some fascinating successions of different depositional environments. This material forms part of The Open University course S260 Geology.

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Rocks in the field - for iPod/iPhone

Latest release on Aug 07, 2009

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Rocks in the field

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Intro to album, as per album description.

Aug 07 2009

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Giant's Causeway

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The Open University's Glynda Easterbrook visit's Giant's Causeway, a rock formation which is the result of a volcanic eruption and Northern Ireland's most popular tourist attraction.

Aug 07 2009

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The interbasaltic horizon

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What is an interbasaltic horizon? Geologist Tony Lee investigates this fascinating geological feature.

Aug 07 2009

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Magma, pressure and gas bubbles

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What are the similarities between a volcano and a bottle of cola? This simple experiment explains all

Aug 07 2009

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Metamorphism of rocks

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Explore the variety of rock types in this geological excursion along the Causeway Coast.

Aug 07 2009

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The Antrim Coast

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There are many types of rock on the Antrim Coast. Chalk is one of the most interesting. Discover its secrets: microfossils, flints and much more.

Aug 07 2009

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Two more igneous rocks

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Glynda Easterbrook of The Open University heads into the field to examine granite, one of the most beautiful igneous rocks.

Aug 07 2009

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Sedimentary rocks

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Geologist Tony Lee reveals the hidden stories locked into the features of sedimentary rocks.

Aug 07 2009

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A rock matrix

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Did you know rocks are far from solid? Discover how the internal matrix of rock is formed.

Aug 07 2009

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Rock successions

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Fieldwork is an important and fun part of geology. Explore large-scale geological investigation with this look at rock layers and deposits.

Aug 07 2009

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