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FragSysDay2-E114RSs - WELCOME TO EOSC 114 Catastrophic...

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WELCOME TO EOSC 114 • Catastrophic Earth: Natural Disasters Prof. Roland Stull, Earth & Ocean Sci. Dept. No handouts. Instead, see: www.eos.ubc.ca/courses/eosc114 Username: eosc114 Password: iridium 1 A. Nat.Dis./Rare Events • info you wanted • density layering • intensity/disaster scales • return period, risk B. Materials • minerals, crystals • phases of matter • fluids,viscosity,strain C. Energy • change,force,gravity • types of energy: work, • kinetic, potential, • heat: sensible, latent • power, pressure, stress • sources & build up D. Is Earth Fragile? • population growth • infrastruct. sensitivity • humans vs. earth A Fragile System? Prof. Roland Stull 2
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1. Power on. ( blue light ) 2. Default is AA, so no change needed. To change the channel. a. Hold power button until blue light flashes. b. Enter the 2-letter channel ID. c. Leave your clicker on during class. 3. Whenever instructor “plays” a Question, enter your one-letter response. Received OK: green vote-status light Try again: red flashing vote-status light 4. You can change your answer any time before the instructor stops playing the question. Normal Clicker Use 3 1. some of you don’t have your clickers yet. 2. you might forget it some days. 3. your battery might die. 4. you might miss some classes. Clicker-mark Compensation We know that: Don’t worry. .. we compensate as follows: 1. Respond to 80% or more of the clicker questions to earn the full 4% for participation. 2. Get any 80% of the clicker questions correct to earn full 2% bonus marks. 4
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Recommendations about the H1N1 virus If you have symptoms, then don’t come to class. Instead, do the textbook readings, online Notes readings, and online exercises from home. 5 Today’s Learning Goals Explain what density is, & how it relates to stratification. Explain why disaster scales are based on the Order- of-Magnitude concept.
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