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In addition to volcanoes at plate boundaries, the Earth today has about 30 major volcanic sources that are not necessarily at plate boundaries: Yellowstone, Hawaii, Iceland, the Galapagos. ” Morgan used age measurements of now dead hotspot volcanoes to track how plates moved in the past. He went on to point out that a hotspot does more than just stitch a narrow line of surface volcanoes across the surface of a plate. A swath of continent, or of ocean floor, more than 500 miles wide is uplifted as it passes by the hotspot.
A catalyst behaves The Origin of Oil 33 much like a divorce lawyer. During a year, one divorce lawyer can assist a large number of couples splitting up, but at the end of the year the divorce lawyer is still there and still active. Also, a lawyer is supposed to be promoting only divorces that would happen anyway, sooner or later. Same with catalysts: a catalyst can speed up only those reactions that would go spontaneously, even if slowly, by themselves. If you want a demonstration of a catalyst, you need an ordinary sugar cube and some cigarette ashes.
Jerry Wasserburg of Cal Tech, not known for passing out compliments freely, said that the Shell research lab in that era was the best Earth science research organization in the world. As I mentioned, it was Hubbert’s prediction that caused me to get out of the oil business. Overview 13 I taught briefly at Minnesota and Oregon State, and in 1967 I joined the Princeton faculty. 11 The “oil boom” of the 1970s and early 1980s gave me a chance to participate in the industry again. As a consultant, I advised programs that drilled for natural gas across western New York and northern Pennsylvania.
Basic Applied Reservoir Simulation by T. Ertekin