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UBCEOSC 114Lucy PorrittWinter

EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 31: Biostratigraphy, Geosphere, Hydrosphere

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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1, 4: Plate Tectonics, Natural Disaster, Outer Core

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Disaster timescales help us predict and forecast them. Hazard is a danger. e. g. building falling down. Risk is a probability (associated with hazard)
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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Lahar, Lava Dome

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Hazard can also cause environmental harm or damage. The magmas are either erupted as lavas or pyroclastic materials in explosive eruptions. Particular
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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 32-34: Tektite, Extinction Event, Oort Cloud

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A huge portion of our time is not available in the rock record. Mass extinction which there is a ceasing of existence of a wide range of species from a
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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15-17: Frank Slide, Rockfall, Water Content

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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 18: Landslide Mitigation

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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Peridotite, Andesite, Dacite

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A it is more predictable and we can get away from the lava. B more hazardous the way of them (wind moves them fast). We don"t understand when they happ
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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Lava Dome, Pyroclastic Flow, Pyroclastic Fall

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Two main styles: effusive mostly produce only lava flows, explosive gas driven, often very violent eruption, much harder to predict. If the magma is lo
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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Aleutian Islands, Divergent Boundary, Convergent Boundary

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Divergent boundaries form volcanic islands which occur when the plates move apart to produce gaps which molten lava (magma) rises to fill. Convergent b
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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Mercalli Intensity Scale, Love Wave

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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Return Period, Standard Deviation, Subduction

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Prediction and forecasting are different. predicting a specific date we are still a long way off. Predicting is being able to predict an earthquake (wh
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EOSC 114 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Hypocenter, Epicenter, Seismogram

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What we feel is the shaking due to the waves produced by the earthquake. Elastic rebound: used to define what happens at an earthquake. As the stresses
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