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    14C method two

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Public

    A method for determining the age in years
    of organic matter by calculating the amount of radioactive carbon still
    remaining, as compared to the stable isotope, 12C.

    • Standard Field Name: 14c_method_two
    • Last Updated: 04/24/2019
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    40K/40Ar method

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Confidential

    A method used for the dating of potassium-bearing
    rocks by using the ratio of radioactive 40K to its daughter, 40Ar.

    • Standard Field Name: 40k/40ar_method
    • Last Updated: 06/16/2017
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    ablation

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Public

    As applied to glacier ice, the process by
    which ice below the snow line is wasted by evaporation and melting.

    • Last Updated: 03/07/2018
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    absolute time

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Internal

    Geologic time expressed in years before
    the present.

    • Descriptive Example: Test
    • Last Updated: 06/16/2017
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    abundant metal

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Internal

    Iron, aluminum, magnesium, manganese,
    and titanium. Ores of the abundant metals only need to be 3 – 5 times
    as metal-rich as average rock.

    • Last Updated: 06/16/2017
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    abyssal plain

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Internal

    Large area of extremely flat ocean floor
    lying near a continent and generally over 4 km in depth.

    • Last Updated: 06/16/2017
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    acceleration

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Internal

    The rate at which velocity changes, either
    by increasing or decreasing.

    • Last Updated: 06/16/2017
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    accretion

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified

    The process by which the terrestrial planets
    grew, increasing their mass by gradually accumulating smaller bodies,
    called planetesimals.

    • Last Updated: 02/07/2017
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    acid mine drainage

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    Water contamination by sulfuric
    acid produced by seepage through sulfur-bearing spoil and tailings from
    coal and metal mining

    • Last Updated: 01/31/2017
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    acid rain and weird things

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    The acidity in rain due to gases from internal
    combustion engines and coal- and oil-burning power plants.

    • Last Updated: 12/28/2016
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    aftershock

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    An earthquake that follows and has its epicenter
    near a larger earthquake.

    • Last Updated: 12/28/2016
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    agate

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    A siliceous rock with alternating bands of chalcedony
    and variously colored chert.

    • Last Updated: 12/28/2016
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    alluvial fan

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    Land counterpart of a delta . An assemblage
    of sediments marking place where a stream moves from a steep gradient
    to a flatter gradient and suddenly loses transporting power. Typical
    of arid and semiarid climates but not confined to them.

    • Last Updated: 12/28/2016
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    Alpha Decay

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    The process of radioactive decay in which
    the nucleus of an atom emits an alpha particle. The new atom’s atomic
    number is lower by two and its atomic mass number is reduced by four.

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    alpha particle

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    alpine glacier

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    amygdaloidal

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    amygdule

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    andesite

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    angle of incidence

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    angle of reflection

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    angle of refraction

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Last Updated: 02/14/2017
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    New Term three

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Standard Field Name: new_term_two
    • Last Updated: 05/17/2019
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    terms with spaces

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Standard Field Name: terms_with_spaces
    • Last Updated: 05/23/2017
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    test to see if an email happens

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Standard Field Name: test_to_see_if_an_email_happens
    • Last Updated: 09/14/2017
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    volcano

    Information Domains > Departments and Research > Example > Example Glossary
    • Classification: Unspecified (This classification is pending trustee approval.)

    • Standard Field Name: volcano
    • Last Updated: 05/23/2017
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