Earth Science

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Earth Science by Mind Map: Earth Science

1. Earth in Space

1.1. Old and New Ideas

1.2. Origin of the Universe

1.3. Stars and Planets

1.4. Earth, Sun, and Seasons

1.5. Unique Composition of Earth Core, Mantle, and Crust

2. Plate Tectonics

2.1. Continental Drift

2.2. Evidence from the Seafloor

2.3. Plate Tectonics

2.4. Plate Boundaries

3. Earthquakes

3.1. Fault, Earthquakes, and Plate Tectonics

3.2. Seismic Waves and Earthquake Detection

3.3. Measurement of Earthquakes

3.4. Earthquakes Hazards

4. Volcanoes

4.1. Magma Viscosity

4.2. Magma Sources and Composition

4.3. Products of Volcanic Eruptions

4.4. Volcanoes and Volcanic Landforms

5. Rocks and Minerals

5.1. Elements and Atoms

5.2. Minerals

5.3. Types of Rocks

5.4. Rock Cycle and Mineral Resources

6. Geologic Time

6.1. History of Relative Time

6.2. Geologic Time

6.3. Numerical Time

7. Weathering and Soils

7.1. Weathering

7.1.1. Physical Weathering

7.1.2. Chemical Weathering

7.1.3. Biological Weathering and Decay

7.1.4. Weathering Rates

8. Landslides and Slope Failure

8.1. Mass Wasting

8.2. Factors Influencing Slope Failure

8.3. Slope Failure Process

9. Atmosphere

9.1. Structure and Processes

9.2. Solar Radiation

9.3. Role of Water

9.4. Air Pressure, Condensation, and Precipitation

9.5. Clouds and Frontal Systems

9.6. Winds

10. Weather Systems

10.1. Science of Weather

10.2. Air Masses

10.3. Midlatitude Cyclones and Frontal Systems

10.4. Severe Weather

10.4.1. Thunderstorms

10.4.2. Tornadoes

10.4.3. Hurricanes