“How Old Is It? Plate Tectonics and the Geological Time Scale” with Alberto Malv+erno

“How Old Is It? Plate Tectonics and the Geological Time Scale” with  Alberto Malverno

Originally presented 14 Jan 2017

Alberto in 2013

Alberto Malinverno’s Home Page

          Dr. ALBERTO MALINVERNO is a Lamont Research Professor with a wide range of experience and interest in marine geophysical problems. He will share some of his recent investigations about better understanding of the geological time scale through study of magnetic anomalies created by seafloor spreading and recorded on mid-ocean ridge flanks.

In the January 2012 E2C Workshop, Alberto shared discoveries about “Scientific Ocean Drilling and the Earth’s History.”


IntroductorySlideshow: “How Old Is It? Selected Events in Understanding Geologic History”
pptx version         pdf version


Pertinent NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas:

ESS2.A: Earth Materials and Systems
ESS2.B: Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale System Interactions
PS4.A: Wave Properties


Selected Classroom Activities

GeoMapApp Learning Activities

Deep Earth Academy (JOIDES Resolution) Teaching Resources


MJP Resources


Additional Resources



[Additional resources will be posted soon]

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