Geology 110York College
Student: Marcela Svetenco
Home Work Chapters 2-3
1. Why do the inner planets consist mostly of rock and metal, but the giant outer planets consist
mostly of gas?
As the planets were formed and the sun began to shin
Sea Level Rise NYC: http:/www.dec.ny.gov/energy/45202.html
New York State Sea Level Rise Projections
Tide-gauge observations indicate that rates of relative sea level rise in New York State were
greater than the global mean, ranging from 2.41 to 2.77 mill
Recent Earthquakes in the Northeastern U.S.
Earthquakes recorded for the last year. List is organized by the most recent on the top. The top three
magnitudes greater than or equal to 3 are in
New York seen as overdue for significant earthquake
In the aftermath of the Japan earthquake, scientists caution that New York has potential for