"Geology Cafe" is a natural resource website focused on the origin of rocks and geologic processes changing our American landscapes. Content focus is on introductory college level courses on geology and oceanography. Topical discussions, maps, and photography focus mostly about California geology, but also includes information about other regions. Watch our website evolve with our changing world!
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Introduction to Oceanography

Contents (course notes)
Chapter 1: Introduction to Oceanography
Chapter 2: Evolution of Life Through Time
Chapter 3: Structure of Earth
Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics
Chapter 5: Ocean Basins
Chapter 6: Marine Sediments
Chapter 7: Properties of Seawater
Chapter 8: Atmospheric Circulation
Chapter 9: Ocean Circulation
Chapter 10: Waves
Chapter 11: Tides
Chapter 12: Coastlines
Chapter 13: Primary Production
Chapter 14: Marine Environments
Chapter 15: Benthic Marine Communites
Chapter 16: Pelagic Marine Communities
Chapter 17: Human Impacts & Pollution

Introduction to Geology

Geology Fieldtrips
on the Central California Coast

Geology Fieldtrips
in Coastal San Diego County

"Every Rock Has A Story"

Rocks Illustrate
Geologic maps of the San Francisco Bay and New York City regions
New York City vs. San Francisco Bay
How do the regions compare?
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last revised: 5/5/2017
Geology of the New York City Region Rocks and Geology of the San Francisco Bay region