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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 eruption of Krakatoa Volcano 36,000 deaths mass media coverage around the world killed ~228,000 people in 14 countries ~ 150,000 in Indonesia alone caused by the 3...
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