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Earth and Ocean Sciences
Course
EOSC 114
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All Professors
Semester
Fall

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PQ3 Fragile Systems (Textbook) 1. Which issue(s) is/are closely tied to the "carrying capacity" concept? Choose all answers that apply. Student Response Value Correct Answer A. peak oil B. pandemics C. fishery decline D. clean-water shortages E. global warming Score: 0/1 2. Common among the rock, tectonic, hydrologic, and biogeochemical cycles is/are ______. Choose all answers that apply. Student Response Value Correct Answer A. they are all driven by energy B. they are all unaffected by the activities of humans C. they all relate to movement of the earth's crust D. they are all cyclic E. they all include a renewal process Score: 0/1 3. In the past 100 years, human population growth has been exponential. What is predicted for the next 100 years? Student Response Value Correct Answer A. linear growth B. population crash (rapid population decrease) C. continued exponential growth D. accelerated exponential growth E. slowing population growth Score: 0/1 4. Losses from natural disasters are increasing mostly because ______. Choose the single MOST IMPORTANT factor. Student Response Value Correct Answer A. of global warming B. disasters are happening more frequently C. modern disasters are more intense than previous disasters D. population and the number of structures are increasing E. scientists can now measure their intensity more accurately F. inflation makes the cost of everything more expensive Score: 0/1 5. Which one of the following poses a GREATER risk? Student Response Value Correct Answer A. A hazard that happens once per decade, causing $100,000 damage. B. A hazard that happens once per year, causing $10,000 damage. C. A hazard that happens once per month, causing $1,000 damage. Score: 0/1 6. Which of the following is a/are natural service function(s) associated with natural hazards? Choose all answers that apply. Student Response Value Correct Answer A. earthquake toppling condemned buildings B. flood adding nutrients to land C. storm surge flooding coastal fields with salt water D. volcanic eruption creating new land E. seawalls protecting beach houses Score: 0/1 7. The textbook suggests there are five aspects of providing effective warnings of disasters. Select the aspects in each dropdown box to place them in the order they should be dealt with, according to the text: 1) [-----] 2) [-----] 3) [-----] 4) [-----] 5) [-----] Student Response Value Correct Answer The textbook suggests there are 0.0% The textbook suggests there are five aspects of five aspects of providing providing effecti
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