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Ch 4 Earthquakes
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Exercise #1 – Writing a disaster summary • Pick a natural disaster that occurred in the world in the last 8 months and brief l y describe it (1 page only, single/double-spaced text, 200 words maximum, 1 f i gure/photo, at least 3 references) – Title – A paragraph describing the disaster (make at least f i ve points about it) – Figure/photo – References • Due Monday, February 2 at 4:00pm
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Ex. #1 - Example summary Funnel fury: The 2000 Pine Lake tornado B. G. Twist (#03003955) University of Calgary Summary A devastating tornado cut a swath through the Pine Lake area of central Alberta on Friday July 14, 2000 (NRCan, 2006). Eleven fatalities F3-class tornado (Abbott, 2006) with 300kph winds … Estimates of $15million in insurance claims… Fig. 1. Devastation wrought by the Pine Lake tornado (from CBC, 2006) References Abbott, P.L., 2006, 5 th ed., Natural disasters: McGraw-Hill. CBC, 2006, 2000 Pine Lake tornado: The CBC digital archives <http://archives.cbc.ca/ IDC-1-70-1713-11763/disasters_tragedies/tornadoes/clip1>. NRCan, 2006, Major tornadoes: http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/environment/naturalhazards/majortor nadoes/tornadoes_stats_new.html
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Referencing style APA – American Psychological Assn. MLA – Modern Language Assn. Blackboard – Geophysics writing guide Electronic Media and Online Sources APA's recommendations for citing electronic media call for consistent observation of at least two important guidelines: 1) Direct readers as closely as possible to the information being cited -- whenever possible, reference specif i c documents rather than home or menu pages; 2) Provide addresses that work. At a minimum, a reference of an Internet source should provide a document or title description, a "date" (either the date of publication, update, or date of retrieval), and an address (in Internet terms, a URL). Whenever possible, identify the authors of the document as well. Chou, L., McClintock, R., Moretti, F., & Nix, D. H. (1993). Technology and education: New wine in new bottles: Choosing pasts and imagining educational futures . Retrieved August 24, 2000, from Columbia University, Institute for Learning Technologies Web site: http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/publications/papers/newwine1.html
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The Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 Morning of November 1, 1755: Lisbon experienced two major earthquakes in close succession, the first of which caused widespread fires and the second of which caused sea waves which swept many away A few hours later, Lisbon was again shaken by an earthquake in Fez, Morocco (550 km away) 70,000 people killed and 90% of structures destroyed or damaged Changed people’s attitudes about the world
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1755 Lisbon earthquake, tsunami, and f i re
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What is an Earthquake? An event in which the
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course GEOL 171 taught by Professor Tsoflias during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.

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