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This Physical Geology is designed for professionals who want to thrive in their profession. The Physical Geology course covers all the essential skills and knowledge needed to become specialised in this sector.

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May 26, 2022

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Course Duration

8 hours, 22 minutes

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What you will learn

  • Explore Earth’s Internal Structure.
  • Explore Plate Tectonics, its driving forces, and how cool Geological features like mountains are built.
  • Learn what are Detrital, Chemical, and Organic Sedimentary Rocks.
  • Understand the factors that lead to Mechanical Weathering.
  • Grasp Metamorphism and factors leading to it.
  • Explore different kinds of Folds & Faults.
  • Learn why volcanoes erupt violently and what comes out of them.
  • Learn the different zones of a river.
  • Differentiate between Angular Unconformity, Disconformity, and Nonconformity
  • Get to know our solar system and the different bodies in it.
  • Learn about Fossils, Numerical and Relative Dating.
  • Understand the processes by which nature creates Coal.
  • Understand what is magma, how it originates, and how crystallization occurs.
  • Comprehend the stages of rock deformation and what makes folding and faulting possible.
  • Learn the anatomy of a volcano.
  • Learn about minerals, their formation, and tools used in their identification.
  • Learn about types of landslides and their triggers.

Is this course for you?

This course is ideal for those who work in or aspire to work in the following professions:
  • This course is a MUST 101 prerequisite for those majoring in Geology, Geophysics, Paleontology, or Petroleum Engineering.
  • Anyone who is interested in exploring and understating the Earth.

Why choose this course?

  • Conducted by industry experts
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  • Fully online, interactive course with Professional voice-over
  • Developed by qualified professionals
  • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
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Upon successful completion of this course, an instant e-certificate will be generated free of charge. The digital version of the course transcript is available for £2.99. We can post the printed copy to your address. A delivery charge of £4.99 for the UK & £12.99 outside of the UK is applied.

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Course Content

    • Geology 00:02:00
    • Importance 00:04:00
    • Development 00:09:00
    • The Scientific Method 00:05:00
    • OverView 00:05:00
    • The Sun 00:00:00
    • The Moon 00:06:00
    • Terrestrial Planets 00:10:00
    • Jovian Planets 00:12:00
    • Other Solar Bodies 00:00:00
    • OverView 00:02:00
    • Relative Dating 00:11:00
    • Numerical Dating 00:07:00
    • Fossils 00:11:00
    • Earth’s Internal Structure 00:11:00
    • Exploration 00:16:00
    • Continental Drift 00:10:00
    • Modern Evidence 00:10:00
    • Earth’s Major Plates 00:13:00
    • Motion Drivers 00:05:00
    • Motion Measurement 00:04:00
    • Continental Margins 00:05:00
    • Ocean Floor Features 00:05:00
    • Oceanic Crust Layers 00:02:00
    • Destruction of Oceanic Crust 00:02:00
    • Features of Subduction Zones 00:03:00
    • Mountains 00:07:00
    • Topography 00:07:00
    • Weathering OverView 00:04:00
    • Mechanical Weathering 00:08:00
    • Chemical Weathering 00:07:00
    • Spheroidal Weathering 00:02:00
    • Soil 00:11:00
    • Deserts 00:08:00
    • Wind Erosion 00:05:00
    • Wind as a Transporter 00:04:00
    • Wind Deposits 00:08:00
    • Atom 00:05:00
    • Bond-s 00:07:00
    • Minerals 00:03:00
    • Formation 00:03:00
    • Mineral Identification 00:09:00
    • OverView 00:04:00
    • Detrital Sedimentary Rocks 00:03:00
    • Grain History 00:07:00
    • Chemical Sedimentary Rocks 00:04:00
    • Coal 00:06:00
    • Sedimentary Rocks Identification Table 00:05:00
    • Sediments to Sedimentary Rocks 00:05:00
    • Sedimentary Structures 00:06:00
    • Metamorphism 00:08:00
    • Metamorphic Rocks 00:04:00
    • Metamorphic Drivers 00:06:00
    • Metamorphic Texture 00:08:00
    • Magma 00:12:00
    • Igneous Texture 00:09:00
    • Deformation 00:09:00
    • Deformation Stages 00:08:00
    • Folds 00:08:00
    • Faults & Joints 00:14:00
    • OverView 00:04:00
    • Volcanic Eruptions 00:07:00
    • Extruded Material 00:14:00
    • Volcanic Landforms 00:09:00
    • Volcanic Hazards 00:08:00
    • OverView 00:05:00
    • Types 00:07:00
    • Triggers 00:04:00
    • OverView 00:05:00
    • Hydrologic Cycle 00:08:00
    • Running Water 00:12:00
    • Flow 00:08:00
    • Depositional Landforms 00:07:00
    • Floods 00:09:00
    • Get Your Certificate & Transcript 00:01:00

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