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Anthropologist Career

What Do Anthropolgists Do?

Even though landing an anthropologist career can be difficult some, they’ve found their skills best suited in cultural resource management and academia.

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Parts of a Volcano

13 Parts of a Volcano: The Anatomy of Volcanoes

Today, we explore 13 parts of a volcano. From tephra, fumaroles, magma, lava domes, pyroclastic flow to volcanic bombs, this is the anatomy of volcanoes.

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Types of Faults

3 Types of Faults: Normal, Reverse and Strike-Slip

The 3 types of faults are: normal, reverse and strike-slip. When two blocks slide horizontally, it’s strike-slip. If it moves vertically, it’s dip-slip.

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Permafrost Map

What is Permafrost? The Glue for Rock and Soil

Think of permafrost like glue. The ice is the glue in permafrost which holds the rocks, sand & soil. Like glue, permafrost doesn’t melt. Instead, it thaws.

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Earth-Like Planets

Earth’s Doppelgängers: A List of Earth Like Planets

Today, you’re going to disover a whole list of Earth like planets. Like Kepler 62, Gliese-581c and Proxima Centauri b. These are Earth’s Doppelgängers.

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Climate Feedback Loops

15 Climate Feedback Loops and Examples

Climate feedback loops either amplify or reduce climate change. Positive feedback loops like permafrost melt amplifies climate change because it releases methane.

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global water distribution

How Much Water Is on Earth?

Water is in the ground, on the surface, in the air and in our bodies. But how much global water distribution is in glaciers, groundwater, rivers and lakes?

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Groundwater

What is Groundwater? Earth’s Hidden Freshwater Supply

Despite the popular belief that groundwater exists as a huge lake underground, water actually exists in tiny pore spaces within rock and soil beneath our feet.

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Atmosphere Composition

5 Major Air Pollution Sources in the Atmosphere

Whether it’s agriculture, industry, vehicles, electricity or natural disasters, these are the major air pollution sources that contribute to climate change.

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Watersheds

Why Watersheds Are Like Upside-Down Umbrellas

When it rains, water zig-zags all the way through a tributary system to a river or lake. Like an upside-down umbrella, a watershed catches all rain water.

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