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Descriptor in English: Geology
Descriptor in Spanish: Geología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Geologia
Descriptor in French: Géologie
Tree number(s): H01.277.562
SP4.036.382.168
SP8.473.654.517
SP8.946.702.667.614
Scope note: The science of the earth and other celestial bodies and their history as recorded in the rocks. It includes the study of geologic processes of an area such as rock formations, weathering and erosion, and sedimentation. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use GEOLOGICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for structures and properties of the inanimate matter of Earth and other celestial bodies and processes affecting them; DF: GEOL
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 5982
Descriptor UI: D005844
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Geology - Preferred
Concept UI M0009184
Scope note The science of the earth and other celestial bodies and their history as recorded in the rocks. It includes the study of geologic processes of an area such as rock formations, weathering and erosion, and sedimentation. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Preferred term Geology



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