Unformatted text preview: 235 U to create power. a) What atomic process provides energy in nuclear plants (1 pt)? b) What isotope is used in nuclear reactors and where is it found in nature (2pts)? c) Name two advantages and two disadvantages of nuclear power (2pts). 4. a) What are 'native metals' (1pt)? Name two examples (1pt). b) Why don't we use average granite as a source for useful metals (1pt)? 5. a) What factors contribute to the high frequency of landslides in coastal southern California (2pts)? b) You are a geologist employed to evaluate landslides on a hillside in La Jolla. What types of features would you look for to decide if the area is at high risk for landslides or other types of mass movement (2pts)? c) What can you do to lower the risk of mass movement in that area (1pt)?...
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- Winter '10
- organic material, renewable energy sources, nuclear plants, Nonrenewable energy sources, largest oil consumer