Introduction to Oceanography Handouts

Geology Information Resources
This is a list of websites, books and journals that provide sources of information for extra credit papers and exploration of Geology beyond the course.

A Brief History of the Earth
This is the brief list of major events in the Earth's history that we went over in class.

The Earth's Interior Structure 
This is a a summary of the Earth's interior structure - both its compositional and mechanical layering.

Plate Boundary Processes
This is a summary table of geologic processes that occur at the three types of plate boundaries.

Illustrations of a Subduction Zone and Divergent Plate Boundary
This document contains diagrams of a typical subduction zone and divergent plate boundary, similar to the ones that we drew in class.

Color map of the Earth
This is the color version of the map that we drew plate boundaries on in class.

Black and white map of the Earth
This is the black and white version of the map that we drew plate boundaries on in class.

Biogenous Sediments 
This is a chart that lists the types of organisms that are in biogenous sediments, and the types of rocks that can form from the sediments.

Formation of Petroleum 
This handout summarizes the formation of petroleum.