Geology 1014, Human Affairs Week 5 notes
Geology 1014, Human Affairs Week 5 notes GEOL 1014 - 0-61920
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Date Created: 09/16/16
1014 Week 5 Chapter 5 and 6 9.12.16 Notes unavailable. 9.14.16 Chapter 6: - Plate Boundary and Earthquakes - Major Intraplate Earthquakes - - New Madrid and OK are best EX of intraplate - - If something is dense, the velocity is higher. - Earthquakes Processes - - Can open a fault. - - faults don't just happen by themselves they have zones - - faults happen in segments Not all of the fault will move at the same time. - - past periods are broken up die to events that are said to have taken place. - Seismic Waves - - P and S waves - Measuring Seismic Waves - Material Amplification - - Softer material has less energy and waves wont travel as far. - Ground Acceleration - - these can move at around 6m/sec - Super shear - - do you hear it or see/feel it first? - - depends on location - Earthquake Cycles - - Normal building of stress Release Repeat - Effects of Earthquakes - - Tsunami - Earthquake Risks - - Probability of: Magnitude of 5 within the next 30 years: now very likely due to Earthquake on 9.3.16 - Earthquake Prediction - - Location of Hazard - Response to Earthquakes - - have to understand that we cannot stop them, but we can reduce hazards by being prepared for them. - Earthquake Warning System: - - saves lives due to time given - Prediction of Earthquake Hazards. 9.16.14 6.01: C, 6.02: D, 6.03: A, 6.04: D, 6.05: B, 6.06: 6.07: D, 6.08: A, 6.09: C, 6.10: D Chapter 7 Tsunami - Case History: Indonesian Tsunami 1014 Week 5 Chapter 5 and 6 - - Now days, there are a few ways to predict Tsunami’s - - figure 7.3 - Indonesian Tsunami - - 7 hrs is a long time to wait for a Tsunami. - Intro: - - name for “lg harbor waves” - - most know asteroid: one that killed dinosaurs. - How do earth quakes cause Tsunamis?: - - Vertical displacement - - Rupture- movement- slowing of waves- splash on shore. - Landslides Cause a Tsunami - - oceanic Topography: has just as much diversity as land - Regions at Risk - - Rocks/ Landslides cause Tsunami - Global Tsunami - - Primary reaction : buildings fall - - Secondary: fires started, water water contaminated, disease. - Minimize Hazards of Tsunamis - - know where you are living and its hazards - - Detreating 3 mi down ~ he didn't work - - Building a sea wall wont work, but building stronger buildings will. - Tsunami warning system - Detection and Warning - - Most countries with rick has warning system. - Tsunami Runup Maps - - new data, this will continue to grow. - - how much water is coming - Land use planning - - vegetation helps save lives - Probability Analysis Map - - Figure 7.16
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