GY 111: Physical Geology  


Dr. Douglas W. Haywick


NOTE: These files are meant to augment the notes you took during the lectures, but they are not meant to be a substitute. You should also be aware that they are MY PERSONAL notes and as such, they are not to be used by anyone without my express permission. If you are taking my GY 111 class, you have that permission. Everyone else needs to contact me first. Also be advised that these notes probably contain glaring errors and typos. Use them at your own risk! Occasionally I make use of materials from other sources (primarily scientific publications). I have referenced these sources as accurately as possible.
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Lecture Notes lecture notes available PowerPoint image notes available when highlighted
GY 111 Does NOT require a textbook in Haywick's class.
See the syllabus for details

1) Geocareers

17) Groundwater, Hydrogeology

2) Intro to Plate Tectonics

18) Geological Time

3) The Rock Cycle audio

19) Bedding and Attitude

4) Basic Mineral Chemistry

20) Rock Deformation

5) Crystal Chemistry

21) Lecture Test Two (Oct 27)

22) Folds

6) Volcanism 1

23) Faults

7) Volcanism 2

24) Earthquakes

8) Bowen's Reaction Series

25) Agents of Metamorphism

9) Extrusive Igneous Rocks

26) Regional Metamorphism

10) Intrusive Igneous Rocks

11) Lecture Test One (Sept 22)

27) Contact Metamorphism

12) Weathering, Erosion and Soil

28) Metamorphic Facies

13) Sediment Classification

14) Alluvial Fans, Rivers, Deltas

29) Mountain building 1


30) Thanksgiving Day Holiday

31) Appalachian Mountains

15) Beaches, Reefs, Shelves

Lecture Test 3: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Thursday December 10. 2015


Lecture Test 1 Material

Lecture Test 2 Material

Lecture Test 3 Material Jump to online  GY 111 Lab Materials to Text Book Publisher's Web Page
(good student help stuff!) to ChemiPlus Web Page
(a good interactive Periodic Table of the elements)

Additional Stuff available in PDF format* when link is highlighted


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