Week 12:  The Pleistocene

Reading:  Chapter 14 Pleistocene Glaciations

*** study for final


** review for final**

**Pleistocene1 (evidence and Geologic time)  http://www.learner.org/resources/series78.html#   Geologic Time


**Pleistocene2 (Milankovitch cycles)  **Tutorial  on Milankovitch Cycles****

Pleistocene3 (Youngar Dryas etc)   http://www.mpg.de/4772346/atlantic_circulation







Milankovitch Cycles 1.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lbJrvtxWNE    2.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQSHxY5ZR6w


Habitable Planet 2.   CO2 in atmosphere   (beginning to 14:20) (video)  (read Unit 1 sections 1-5)

Habitable Planet 2.   Hurricanes and Climate   (14:20) (video to end)  (read Unit 1 sections 1-5)

Habitable Planet 12.  Earth's Changing Climate Video. (ice cores and biosphere) (16:20) (video)



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xj75B47799M (Missoula Floods)

PBS http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/preview/w_3211_220.html

 (Missoula Floods  Nova PBS video from 2005 in 4 segments below)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUmAg8-e7FA&feature=related (1/4)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efmIt-XY5NE&feature=relmfu (2/4)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbW83_E-dRE&feature=relmfu (3/4)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPUNXWutQ4s&feature=relmfu (4/4)





Extra credit ideas


1.  Read and summarize the article "Peatlands and Their Role in the Global Carbon Cycle"


2.  Work through and submit:  http://www.atmosedu.com/ENVS109/ENVLessonG-H/AcidRainOverview.doc


3.  Watch the Missoula Flood Nova PBS video from 2005 in 4 segments (see above) and summarize.