Sp09_101_Prelab10

Sp09_101_Prelab10 - (1) Below is the peak discharge (water...

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Name: Geology 101 – Prelab Assignment Lab 10 – Landslides Due: Tuesday, June 2 Instructions: After completing the assigned lab readings complete the following prelab assignment before coming to lab. Assignments will not be accepted after the beginning of class on the due date. Readings: Review the background materials for Lab 10 in the lab manual (p. 115). In addition, read the short website on mudflows < http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/hazards/lahar/index.php > and review your class readings (Chapter 14) on mass wasting. Questions:
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Unformatted text preview: (1) Below is the peak discharge (water flow) of the Snoqualmie River near Snoqualmie Falls from 2003 to 2007 (cfs = cubic feet per second). What is the average peak discharge for this time period? 2003 6,730 cfs 2004 11,400 cfs 2005 9,850 cfs 2006 4,470 cfs 2007 14,200 cfs (2) (a) Describe a specific area near your home or school that may have a high risk of a landslide (b) Why do you think this area is a risk of sliding? (3) From the website, list three things/events that can trigger a lahar. (a) (b) (c)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Robviens during the Spring '09 term at Bellevue College.

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