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The author(s) identified at least some uncertainties, incomplete aspects or needs for further work; T / FAn essential characteristic of scientific writing is that authors will make (or state) claims and support those claims using arguments. Each argument will consist of logic and reasoning that depends upon reproducible observations, evidence and data. “Ocean bottom cores contained layers of deposits from undersea landslides."The most reasonable way of describing this statement paraphrased from our article would be as …. i.an observation or quantity measured with instruments. ii.an estimate based on calculations using parameters and assumptions that could be varied to yield a range of values iii.a conclusion, theory or ‘understanding’ that is well established, based on a variety of consistent observations and/or experiments and logical inferences.
iv.A suggested explanation that was (or is) not well established by a variety of observations or experiments. “Tectonic plates are those slabs of mantle and crust that, in their epochs-long drift, rearrange the earth’s continents and oceans”. The most reasonable way of describing this statement in our article would be as____ Yamaguchi took samples of the cedars and found that they had died at the same time”. The most reasonable way of describing this statement in our article would be as …____ (Same options) Trees of the so-called ghost forest on Washington’s coast died slowly as sea water gradually rose.” The most reasonable way of describing this statement paraphrased from the article would be as … ____ (Same options) Which one of these statements most clearly articulates the overarching claim of this article?
Scientists of many types are working hard individually and collaboratively to understand both the history and likely future pattern of megathrust earthquakes in the Cascadia region. Which of these claims were supported with arguments or discussions presented in this article? Choose either Yes or No for each question. Was the claim The stuck edge of North America is compressing eastward at the rate of thirty to forty millimeters a yearsupported by argument or discussion in the article?

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