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Unformatted text preview: GEOL 0820 Ramsey Natural Disasters Spring, 2011 LECTURE #9: Tsunami Disasters Date: 8 February 2010 I. First Exam – next Tuesday (Feb 15 th )! • what to study? o online notes o class notes you took (including the videos) o recitation material o text book: chapters 1 - 5 ¡ especially material that I covered in lectures! • style: closed book/notes o 50 multiple choice questions o will have one or more image/picture question(s) o could have an extra credit • rules: o do NOT arrive more than 15 min late – I will not give out exams after that o you must have a photo ID to turn in your exam o bring a #2 pencil, eraser and be ready • I will talk more about this on Thursday II. Tsunami Background Information • much higher level of awareness of tsunami dangers o South Asian tsunami in December 26, 2004 ¡ first major tsunami in the recent past ¡ last in the Indian Ocean was in 1883 ¾ eruption of Krakatoa Volcano ¾ 36,000 deaths ¡ mass media coverage around the world ¡ killed ~228,000 people in 14 countries ¾ ~ 150,000 in Indonesia alone ¡ caused by the 3...
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