A view of the Mt. Kilimanjaro volcano Ice core from the Ohio State Byrd Polar Research Center. Quicktime Movie! (~19mb)
II. Basics of Plate tectonics
A. What is continental drift and what drives it?
1. Thermal Convection
B. Plate Boundaries
c. Continent- Continent
III. Plate tectonics as a cause for Volcanoes and Earth quakes
A. Spreading zone volcanism
B. Convergence zone volcanism
C. Intraplate volcanism
D. Earthquake belts at plate boundaries
1. Deep quakes
2. Shallow quakes
3. Intraplate quakes
IV. Costa Rica tectonics
A. Cocos Plate
B. Arenal Volcano
Incomplete list of possible resources
Moon Handbooks. The land of Costa Rica. in CentralAmerica.com [database online]. 2005 [cited March 14 2006]. Available from http://centralamerica.com/cr/moon/moland.htm (accessed March 14, 2006).
Press, Frank, and Raymond Siever, eds. 1998. Understanding earth. Second Edition ed. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company.
Prothero, Donald R., and Dott, Robert H. Jr., eds. 2002. Evolution of the earth. Sixth Edition ed. Boston: McGraw Hill Higher Education.
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