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the application of mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, and computer science in understanding how mantle convection leads to plate tectonics.
the periodic fall and rise of sea-level due to gravitational forces of the moon, sun or earth-rotation. When asking questions specifically about tides, use this tag and also include the [o…
The cultivation of food and materials, specifically from or derived from plants and animals using traditional or modern industrial practices.
concerned with the formation of deserts (areas receiving very little precipitation) and processes occurring specifically within deserts
concerning rocks and processes relating to the cooling and solidification of magma, typically involving temperatures above approximately 800 degrees Celsius for at least some of the rock's history
Questions related to ice ages, including causes, conditions, and evidence.
A solid material whose constituents, such as atoms, molecules or ions, are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure, forming a crystal lattice that extends in all directions.
The movement of materials such as rocks, sands, and soils from and along the Earth's surface due to physical processes such as, but not limited to, rain, ice, wind, and gravity.
is used for questions about processes that are unlikely to occur, but which may act as useful thought experiments and provide general insight into the processes in question.