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Questions about the processes, theories and evidence for the formation of planetary bodies, mostly the Earth.
Applied to questions about the use of instruments in earth sciences.
Questions regarding the 8th chemical element, a main component of the athmosphere and of the crust.
For questions pertaining to land and waters above 60 degrees North.
Questions related to an organized collection of a large amount of persistent data.
For questions related to Geographic Information Systems: any digital tool that is designed to obtain, edit, analyze, and present spatially organized data.
A weather event that's significantly outside the norm for its time and place
forced under continental crust. These convergent boundaries are sites for volcanic arcs.
Questions referring to the amount of salt in a body of water such as oceans.
The El Niño Southern Oscillation, including El Niño and La Ninã
Questions about frozen seawater, not about floating icebergs.
the study of past arrangements of the Earth surface.
the part of earth's atmosphere that is above the homosphere (where all gases are well mixed) and starts at approximatly 100km. When asking questions specifically about the uppe…
Naturally forming sedimentary calcium carbonate. Often contains fossils, indicative of a past marine environment.
essential commodities required by every organism, and usually come at a prize, and are connected with trade-offs.
The theory of the electric and magnetic fields, both in the static and dynamic case, in relation of the Earth.
Questions regarding the area of the Earth where water is in solid form, including sea ice, lake ice, river ice, snow cover, glaciers, ice caps, ice sheets, and permafrost.
a self-describing data format developed by University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).