Slingshot is a documentary focused on the inventor of the Segway, Dean Kamen. Rather than
invent something he wants to solve problems facing people. Despite his dyslexia, Kamen is a bright
inventor who wants to make a difference and peo
NASE 336 Water and the Environment
Fall Semester 2015
Introductory Take-Home Quiz
1A. Based on Table 2.2 from Gleick (1993; see handout), list by number (1-20) on a new table the 20
largest lakes in the world by maximum depth, rather than area.
Fair Trade Event Synopsis
At the Fair Trade Event on October 6, 2015 I listened to Allyson Myers discussed how she
used her Bentley education in the fair trade environment. Although she graduated Bentley
University over 25 years ago, she still believes th
White Collar Crime in Film
Crimes have been portrayed in film since the inception of film as a form of
entertainment. Arguably, films with crime reflect societys ideology of morality, justice, and the
law. Films with crime often mirror the convolutions
Hydrogeological Critique of A Civil Action
The purpose of this report is to use the principles of hydrogeology I have learned from our class
to critique A Civil Action the film, but more specifically the book. A Civil Action, by Jonathan Harr
Climate Pledge Synopsis
The American Campus Act on Climate Pledge relates to not only our class, but the COP15 and
the future of our planet. The pledge is more than just about signing colleges onto a list, but it is a start to
a more sustainable future.
Water and the Environment
Wednesdays 11:00 am 1:50 pm
119 Jennison Hall
202 Jennison Hall 781-891-3479 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, 11:30 am 1:30 pm and by appointment
Required Text: The fo
In order to investigate the issues with DraftKings and FanDuel, it is essential to
understand the law behind fantasy sports in the United States. Each state in the US has
its own laws regarding gambling. The main precedent set overall though at the federa
Just Eat It Extra Credit Synopsis
The documentary Just Eat It starts off with staggering statistics such as how Americans waste up to
40% of food they buy. This is shocking because not only is food expensive but the amount of waste, 40%
of what we buy, ad
Law, Taxation and Financial Planning Department
LA398: White Collar Crime
Instructor: Steven Weisman
Insider trading is the practice of trading stocks on the stock exchange for benefit after
having found out confidential information. Essentially, individuals who have information that is
not yet public, and act on it through the purchase and/or sale of st
Review for Exam 2: The hydrosphere and atmosphere
1. Properties of water and ocean salinity (dissolved solids)
- Structure of water and polarization:
- Bonding types covalent and hydrogen bonds:
- Heat capacity and latent heat- how heat is transferred fro
Exam 1: Material on pages 1-19; 22-25; 41-45; 48-65.
Scientific process - observations- data collection- hypothesis testing etc.
Hypothesis is a theory when proven; innocent until proven guilty
Latitude and longitude how to figure where you are (as we d
Scientific American: Protecting New Orleans
Although many efforts have been made in the past 20 years to better protect the
communities along the Gulf Coast, Louisiana was devastated by hurricane Katri
Scientific American: Tsunami: Wave of Change
This article tells about the the destruction and the scientific research that was a
result of the 2004 tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean. On Decemb
Scientific American: The Origin of the Land Under the Sea
This article starts off by telling that eighty-five percent volcanic eruptions take
place under water, where no one is affected by them. In the
REVIEW FOR EXAM 2 GEOSCI 103 SPRING
UPDATED FROM THE SYLLABUS THE HYDROSPHERE & ATMOSPHERE
Feb 12 Feb 14 Feb 21 Feb 26 Feb 28
Water and why is the ocean saltySolar heating of Earth and the transfer
of heat Seawater density and ocean stratification Co
4rd Oceanography Exam April 18th Areas of
p. 186-189 p. 192-195, 198-205
p. 190-191, 196-197, 206-207
Habitats and lifestyles (planktic, benthic, nekton etc)
Organisms can live either in the water
Geosciences 103 Spring 2013 Final Exam Review Concepts J. Brigham-Grette,
Major Comprehensive Topics For Emphasis (first 25 questions of the final exam)
Scientific process - observations-data collection-hypothesis testing etc.
OCEAN CIRCULATION, WAVES AND TIDES - Investigating the
Oceans workbook Material on pages 138 to 147, p. 66-67,78-79, 230233, 234-239
(plus pages on Monsoons and El Nino)
Concepts for studyo
ITCZ seasonal movements
Large air masses getti
Where on the Earth do Volcanos occur?
Ring of fire: subduction zones surrounding the Pacific Ocean
Divergent Zone: east of Africa and into middle east
At plate margins like Spreading (ice land and
What volcanic hazard resulted in the destruction and wide-
spread deaths in Pompeii and
The ash on the roofs caused many roof collapses, a series of 6 pyroclastic surges and flows
from 1am -
What is the maximum age of ocean crust? Why?
200 million years old, because while new oceanic crust is formed at spreading
centers, old oceanic crust is recycled back into the mantle in subduciton zones
What is a subduction zone, and wh
Plates and Plumes:
What is the mechanism driving plate tectonics?
Name the 3 basic types of plate margins, and know an example of each type.
1. Divergent: when two plates move away from each other, makes a g
What is the deadliest (in terms of number of deaths) earthquake in recorded history?
1556 in china, 830,000 deaths.
Why were there no deaths in the 1755 Boston Earthquake, but so many
Basalt: Low Silica (<54%), Low viscosity, low gas= easy flowing magma. Typical building material of
shield volcanos and oceanic crust.
Andesite and Dacite: Medium Silica Content (54-
64% & 64-
Faults and Waves:
Footwall vs. Hanging Wall.
Hanging wall: the block above the fault plane
Footwall: the block below the fault plane
Epicenter vs. Focus.
Epicenter: Location of earthquake on the surface of the
Exam 2 Prep
What were Pangea, Laurasia and Gondwanaland, and what modern continents
did they consist of?
Pangea: Pangea was a large super continent that contained all continents and split apar
Exam 1 Prep -
What is the primary evidence for sea-
Mid Ocean Ridges, and samples from dredging showed that these mid ocean ridges
were formed from volcanic rock.