Fields Of Study In Earth Scinece
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this is a powerpoint covering the different types of fields in earth science. meteorology,oceanography,astronomy,geology, etc.

this is a powerpoint covering the different types of fields in earth science. meteorology,oceanography,astronomy,geology, etc.

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  • 1. Fields of study in earth science
  • 2. Geology
    Geology- the study of the structure of the Earth or another planet, especially its rocks, soil, and minerals, and its history and origins
  • 3. Astronomy
    Astronomy- the scientific study of the universe
  • 4. Oceanography
    Oceanography- the scientific study of oceans, including their chemistry, biology, and geology
  • 5. Meteorology
    Meteorology- the scientific study of the Earth's atmosphere, especially its patterns of climate and weather
  • 6. Biosphere
    Biosphere- the whole area of Earth's surface, atmosphere, and sea that is inhabited by living things
  • 7. Geosphere
    Geosphere- the solid matter of earth, as distinct from the seas, plants, animals, and surrounding atmosphere
  • 8. Hydrosphere
    Hydrosphere- The portion of Earth's surface that is water, including the seas and water in the atmosphere
  • 9. Atmosphere
    Atmosphere- the mixture of gases that surrounds an astronomical object such as the Earth