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Unformatted text preview: 29 November 2011 20% Class Notes on Blackboard 40% form class lectures and video 20% from readings 20% from labs/TA Most volcanoes in the US are along which mountain range and why do they occur here? o Cascades; subduction fault o Subduction zone is when two tectonic plates hit, and one goes under the other, creating a volcano Why is there a lot of earthquake research in Southern California? o The area has the combination of high risk and high exposure potential o Exposure being in the presence of a disaster Earthquakes have a bigger health toll than other disasters article What are the three contributing factors of the fire triangle? o Heat, oxygen, and fuel What process can generate a tsunami? o Earthquakes, landslides, and collapsing calderas Haiti Cholera victims demand UN compensation article Which of the following is a difference between a tsunami and a hurricane-generated wave striking shore?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course GEOG 260Lg at USC.