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Unformatted text preview: 5/10/2017 Assignment 6: Flooding ° ' s b 'tA 1 t Assngnment 6: Flooding Due Jun 18 by 11:59pm Points 10 Submitting a text entry box or a file upload Available May 8 at 12am - Jun 18 at 11:59pm about1 month Unit Assignment 6: Flooding (10 points) 6 Instructions: Use the chapter 6 reading and lecture materials to answer the following questions. Some questions have multiple parts so carefully read the questions and provide detailed and specific responses. Generally, the difference between a good grade and a poor grade on an assignment is based on whether or not the questions were answered completely. The purpose of this assignment is to test your understanding of course materials covered from Chapter 6. Additionally, this assignment doubles as Part 2 of the Exam 2 study guide. 1. What is a drainage basin and how do river profiles change down gradient? (1 pt) 2. Describe the two main channel types and how they differ. (1 pt) 3. Define flooding and how it differs along a river profile (zones). (1 pt) 4. What are the primary and secondary effects of flooding? 5. Describe the ways of minimizing flood hazards. (1 pt) 6. What are the main natural service functions of flooding? (1 pt) 7. What are the major factors that influence the damage a flood causes? (1 pt) 8. Why is flooding a natural hazard? (1 pt) 9. Why might levees, flood walls, and dams produce a false sense of security? (1 pt) 10. What are the main adjustments to the flood hazard? (1 pt) You can download a copy of the Chapter 6 study guestions E? here to fill out to upload and submit. Assignment Rubric Criteria Pts _—— ——— ——— ——— Question 7 1.0 pts Question 8 1.0 pts Question 9 1.0 pts Question 10 1_0 pts Total Points: 10.0 1/1 ...
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