Class Notes for Geosciences at Stony Brook University (SBU)

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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Pijijiapan, Natural Disaster, Problem Solving

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27 Sep 2017
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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Thrust Fault, Elastic-Rebound Theory, Convergent Boundary

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27 Sep 2017
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Refresher from last week: rocks are deformed by tectonic forces, rocks respond by elastic deformation and store energy, earthquakes result from brittle
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SBUGEO 102Timothy GlotchFall

GEO 102 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Kerogen, Sedimentary Rock, Aragonite

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15 Oct 2016
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Sedimentary rocks can form by: shell fragments or carbon rich relics of plants, precipitation of minerals from h2o(water) solution, cementing together
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SBUGEO 102Timothy GlotchFall

GEO 102 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Pressure Solution, Shock Metamorphism, Continental Collision

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15 Oct 2016
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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Seismometer, Seismic Wave, California Institute Of Technology

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27 Sep 2017
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Seismometers: they are used for measuring earthquake"s magnitude. Squiggles are made to show the magnitude of the earthquake. The bigger the squiggle,
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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Lists Of Earthquakes

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27 Sep 2017
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There was a great recession in 2009 that had a big negative a ect to japan"s. The 2010" earthquake completely wiped out the economy in haiti. After the
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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Uranium-235, Nuclear Fission, Gas Explosion

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18 Oct 2017
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There were sea walls in front of the plant. 2, and 3 ended up exploding after the meltdown. 1 year after the tsunami, there was a complete loss of the
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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: List Of Countries By Motor Vehicle Production, Toyota Production System, Speculation

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18 Oct 2017
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Direct: stuff that gets broken when an earthquake happens, quanti able, aka measured numerically. Direct quanti able losses: property damage, know the
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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Spent Nuclear Fuel, Uranium-235, Nuclear Fission

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18 Oct 2017
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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Tide Gauge, Diesel Fuel, Natural Disaster

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18 Oct 2017
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There is sometimes an underestimate of how much a tsunami and earthquake you can get from a plate boundary. Scientists torched o these barnacles from p
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SBUGEO 104Joel HurowitzFall

GEO 104 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Piracy In The Strait Of Hormuz, Moral Hazard, Wave Height

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18 Oct 2017
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Fema:an ounce of prevention goes a long way. The causes of fatalities by type of event 1970-2008. Majority of costs from natural disasters are payed fo
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SBUGEO 101Christiane StidhamFall

GEO 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Hydraulic Mining, Surface Mining, Mountaintop Removal Mining

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8 Nov 2016
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In u. s. mostly surface mining: less expensive, safer for miners, more complete recovery of coal, more extensive disturbances to land. Complete and utt
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