What-To-Know List Test #1
(Derived from Before You Leave This Page Lists in
Exploring Geology, Fourth Edition)
Chapter 1: The Nature of Geology
1.1 How Does Geology Influence Where and How We Live?
Sketch or list some ways that geology controls where it i
Do we see the back side of the moon? Why or why not?
We do not see the back of the moon. According to Moonconnection we only see the side that is
near side, which is the side facing the earth. The other side of the moon can only be seen from
space, that i
Anomie: social isolation from weakening social bonds
Assimilation: The process by which a person or persons acquire the social and psychological
characteristics of a group: Waves of immigrants have been assimilated into the American culture.
A group experiences Hyper segregation when it faces multiple forms of segregation simultaneously
2. If Los Angeles has the index of dissimilarity 78 between Whites and Blacks and San Francisco has 65
which will be most segregated: Los Angeles
List at least 5 environmental problems of the city of Mexico: smog, 35000 factories, large number
of cars, car emissions, limitation of geography, located in a valley, running out of water, lack of
water resources, depletion of aquifer and
1. The first conquest in the 19th century when the Native Americans was vanished but the second
conquest is now the victim is Land itself.
1. Today the west is conquered by Gentrification, subdivision and strip malls.
1. From New York to Cali
Is the heart of most urban origin theories
Four Factors Related
to emergence of town
Agriculture surplus, religion, defensive needs,
This surplus leads to a social surplus. This suprlus
Globalization is the increasing interconnectedness of people and
places through the converging process of economic, political and
The World Economy in
The new Peruvian Gold is
The finest coff
Week 1: Effects of earthquakes
What are some of the effects of earthquakes?
Damage to buildings
Damage to lifelines
In what ways do earthquakes cause damage indirectly (other than damage caused by
HOMEWORK #5: Forecasting California's Earthquakes
In the next 30 years, the probability of one or more magnitude 6.7 or greater earthquakes capable of
causing extensive damage and loss of life in California is
Answer: _more than 99%
HOMEWORK #4: Fault Types and Plate Tectonics
What broad category of faults are pictured in #1?
What type of fault is pictured in 1a on your worksheet?
What type of
Geol 210: Earthquakes: Science and Public Policy
Name_I am AWESOME!_
Using the maps, graphs and tables on the following pages, answer the following questions. USE
YOUR ANSWERS ON THIS WORKSHEET TO ANSWER THE ON-LINE QUESTIONS ON
HOMEWORK #2: Predicting Magnitude and Shaking
The S wave arrival time for the Fontana station was _ (type your answer as a two-digit
number for hour, a two-digit number for minute, and a two-digit number for seconds, separated by
HOMEWORK #1: ShakeOut
What was the purpose of the ShakeOut earthquake scenario?
Answer: To investigate the wide-ranging effects of a plausible, hypothetical earthquake in southern California so as
to learn how to best prepare and pl
HOMEWORK #6: Predicting Magnitude and Shaking
After plotting your graph and drawing your best-fit line, which graph below most closely resembles your
Answer: _Graph C_
NOTE: The graph can be enlarged for better viewing.
Geol 210: Earthquakes: Study Guide for Midterm Exam, Winter 2014
The midterm exam will be a combination of multiple choice and short essay questions. Be sure you understand how
to do any problems that have been assigned as homework (e.g., HW#2 and #4) or
Geol 210: Earthquakes.
Name _Too Cool_
Homework Assignment #7: Paleoseismology and Elastic Rebound
Complete this worksheet on paper first and then enter your answers into the on-line
questions for homework #7.
The diagram below shows a cross-section withi
What is Geology?
Geology is a science: Greek "geo" = Earth, "logos" = discourse. So geology is the
science of the Earth.
Age of the Earth
Geology is the study of the Earth and all its natural component parts that impact
on each other. Althoug