ERIC Number: EJ237389
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Publication Date: 1980-Nov
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The Geophysical Revolution in Geology.
Smith, Peter J.
Physics Education, v15 n6 p334-39 Nov 1980
Discussed is the physicists' impact on the revolution in the earth sciences particularly involving the overthrow of the fixist notions in geology. Topics discussed include the mobile earth, the route to plate tectonics, radiometric dating, the earth's magnetic field, ocean floor spreading plate boundaries, infiltration of physics into geology and geophysics courses. (DS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reference Materials - General
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