Exploring sedimentary processes - for iPod/iPhone

Exploring sedimentary processes - for iPod/iPhone

The Open University

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What is sand? What’s it made from, and how does it get from where it’s made to the beaches and sand dunes that surround many of our shores? On this album, Dr Dave McGarvie of The Open University takes us on a visit to Cornwall to follow grains of sand on their journey from the high moorland to the sea shore. Back in the lab, he demonstrates some techniques for looking in detail at samples of sand. The album draws on material originally created to...Read More
What is sand? What’s it made from, and how does it get from where it’s made to the beaches...Read More
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Exploring sedimentary pro...

20 Aug 2009 | 45 secs

Exploring sedimentar...

20 Aug 2009 | 45 secs

From granite to sand

20 Aug 2009 | 07 mins 26 secs

From granite to sand

20 Aug 2009 | 07 mins 26 secs

Sand under the microscope

20 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 27 secs

Sand under the micro...

20 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 27 secs

Grains of sand

20 Aug 2009 | 03 mins 45 secs

Grains of sand

20 Aug 2009 | 03 mins 45 secs

Transporting sand grains

20 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 57 secs

Transporting sand gr...

20 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 57 secs