Filter By
Filter Reset
Semester
Class Notes (1,044,062)
CA (598,479)
UBC (14,947)
EOSC (439)

Class Notes for Earth and Ocean Sciences at University of British Columbia

EOSC 114 Lecture 5: EOSC114 – Fragile Systems Part 5

EOSC114 FS 5 Is the Earth a Fragile System? Population Growth rate: over the past 8,000 years, world population has been undergoing exponential growth. The population was increasing faster and faster. o The world growth ra...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Leah May Ver
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Winter 2018 Lecture 4 - Phase velocity, Stationary point, Group velocity

EOSC114 FS 4 Waves and Turbulence Waves Waves are regular oscillations that can propagate (shift) in space. Longitudinal Waves: are waves where the displacement of the particles of the material are p...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Leah May Ver
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Winter 2018 Lecture 3 - Radioactive decay, Kinetic energy, Yield (engineering)

EOSC114 FS 3 Energy Motion and Change Energy causes things to move or change. Many disasters release immense amounts of energy, thus causing catastrophic changes. Energy is related to force, work, pow...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Leah May Ver
EOSC 114 Lecture 2: EOSC114 – Fragile Systems Part 2

EOSC114 Fragile Systems Materials Elements and Atoms Elements are the building blocks of our world. A chemical element consists of identical atoms, thus, an atom is the smallest piece of an element Atoms are made of proton...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Leah May Ver
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Winter 2018 Lecture 1 - Tonne, Asthenosphere, Kilogram

EOSC114 Fragile Systems Natural Disasters are Rare Events Magnitude Prefixes The International System of Units (SI) specifies the following prefixes to represent various multiples or magnitudes: ...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Leah May Ver
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Basalt, Inner Core, Oceanic Crust
Premium

Why the Earth Moves Japan March 11, 2011: 235 billion dollars!!!!!!!!!! Earthquakes Dramatic: destruction of buildings, injuries, fatalities, tsunamies Disturbing: what appears static and solid is moving violently Risk: c...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Return Period, Doubling Time
Premium

GOALS 1. Compare and contrast risk, perception of risk, hazard, and vulnerability 2. Recognize how poor humans are at judging risk, and how your perceptions skew your ability to judge risk. 3. Relate naturaldisaster risk ...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Enhanced Fujita Scale, Torro Scale, Latent Heat
Premium

Todays Objectives: 1. Define force and work 2. Explain how the force of gravity affects motion and energy. 3. List 4 types of energy important to disasters and describe what causes them to vary. 4. Explain how disasters ar...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Elastic-Rebound Theory, Beno Gutenberg, Linear Elasticity
Premium

Seismology, Earthquake MagnitudeIntensity What is an earthquake? 1. A fault 2. Elastic deformation 3. Brittle failure Elastic rebound How faults store and release energy. Earthquakes: elastic rebound after cool, brittle...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Subduction, Rift Zone, Oceanic Crust
Premium

Learning Objectives: Compare and contrast between the 3 types of plate tectonic boundaries and their sub types Distinguish between the three main types of faults and identify the stresses that cause each Understand whic...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 29: James Ussher, Cenozoic, Cave Bear
Premium

Learning Goals TOPIC 1: Extinctions 1. Concept of a biosphere Be able to: Understand the concept of a biosphere and Earth System Science and that the biosphere has evolved over time. 2. Principles of Stratigraphy Be abl...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture 15: LANDSLIDES 2
Premium

Goals for Today 1. Define Angle of Repose 2. Assess the balance between the strength of the slope and the destabilizing forces acting on it (Factor of Safety) 3. Compare and contrast landslide causes and landslide triggers...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Earthflow, North American Cordillera, Geohazard
Premium

Goals for Today 1. Describe how the impact of landslides depends on: population density, economif infrastructure, and population preparedness 2. Explain why British Columbia has the highest frequency of landslides in Canad...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 30: Chicxulub Crater, Siberian Traps, Mid-Ocean Ridge
Premium

Clowns Only Shoot Ducks Carrying People That Just Cant Play Quietly Cambrian Ordovician Silurian Devonian Carboniferous Permian Triassic Jurassic Cretaceous Paleogene Quaternary Learning Goals 1. Mass Extinction Events. D...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley
EOSC 114 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Extinction Event, Manicouagan Reservoir, Eugene Merle Shoemaker
Premium

ATMOSPHERE! Evidence from inner planetsmoon Impacts on EArth used to be thought as improbable Moon craters assumed to be extinct volcanoes! Ries Crater 24 km diameter. Gravitational kicks from 1. Nemesis companion sun. ...

Earth and Ocean Sciences
EOSC 114
Brett Gilley

Log In


OR

Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit