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U OF MEARTH 108Eric HetlandWinter

EARTH 108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Plate Tectonics

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Lecture outline: where earthquakes occur, plate tectonics in brief, why earthquakes occur, types of earthquakes, are there unexpected earthquakes, eart
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U OF MEARTH 108Jie LiFall

Lecture 1.docx

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Planets (from greek wanderer"): mercury messenger of the gods, very close to the sun, venus goddess of love, close to the sun and really bright, very h
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U OF MEARTH 108Eric HetlandWinter

EARTH 108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: 1700 Cascadia Earthquake, 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake And Tsunami

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Lecture outline: 2011 japan tsunami, tsunami hazards, risk, & scenarios, 1960 chile earthquake and tsunami, tsunami early warning, 1700 cascadia earthq
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U OF MEARTH 108Eric HetlandWinter

EARTH 108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Fujita Scale, Mesocyclone, Vertical Draft

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Lecture outline: tornado formation, supercells & mesocyclones, fujita tornado scale, where & when, tornadoes & climate, mescoscale convective systems.
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U OF MEARTH 108Eric HetlandWinter

EARTH 108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Peak Ground Acceleration, Seismic Wave, Seismogram

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14 Jun 2016
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Lecture 3: when earth attacks, the science behind natural disasters. Lecture outline: radiation of earthquake energy, earthquake magnitude, richter mag
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U OF MEARTH 108Jie LiFall

Lecture 2.docx

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Lecture 2: solar system overview, mercury is at 7 degree tilt from the ecliptic plane, venus has a 4 degree tilt from ecliptic plane, 1 au= 1 astronomi
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U OF MEARTH 108Eric HetlandWinter

EARTH 108 Lecture 5: Tsunami - Cause and Magnitude

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Lecture 5: tsunami (cause, magnitude) lecture outline: the 26 dec 2004 sumatra earthquake, the 26 dec 2004 indian ocean tsunami, tsunami speed & wavele
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EARTH 108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Wind Shear, Landfall, Hurricane Hanna (2008)

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14 Jun 2016
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Lecture outline: forecasting cyclone paths, cyclone (early) warning, responding to warning (more in l11, hurricanes & climate, global warming, el ni o
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EARTH 108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Sea Surface Temperature, Tropical Cyclone

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14 Jun 2016
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Tropical cyclones are the accumulation of energy from the ocean. Hurricanes, typhoons, & cyclones are all tropical cyclones. Cyclones are severe storm
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EARTH 108 Lecture 4: Earthquakes - Preparing and Warning

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14 Jun 2016
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Lecture outline: earthquake risk, recurrence & irregularity of earthquakes, what to expect in a big earthquake, effects of earthquakes, early warning,
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U OF MEARTH 108Eric HetlandWinter

EARTH 108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Azores High, Wind Shear, Maximum Sustained Wind

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U OF MEARTH 108Jie LiFall

Lecture 3.docx

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