Earth Science List of Ologies related to GeoSci & Atmospheric Sci

Discussion in 'Earth Science' started by mscbkc070904, Feb 27, 2005.

  1. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    I thought people might be interested in the different names for certain studies conducting relating to the topics of this forum for reference.

    aerology -- air flow
    anemology -- wind
    climatolgy -- climate
    ecology -- interactions in environments
    geology -- earth
    geomorphology = land forms
    hypsography = earth surface elevations
    lithology -- characteristics of rocks
    meteorology -- climate and weather
    nephology -- clouds
    orology -- mountains
    petrology -- rocks
    seismology -- earthquakes
    speleology -- caves
    topology -- characteristics and history of a place
    tropical biology -- tropical life
    vulcanology -- volcanoes