by Eric Karlan
Hermann Bondi, Thomas
Gold, and Sir Fred Hoyle
What: Proposed the Steady
An alternative theory to
the Big Bang
The universe is
always the same, all
THE UNIVERSE AND COSMOLOGY
Cosmology is defined as the study of the entire Universe, including
its origins and evolution with time.
Cosmology has been the most difficult field of Astronomy to study
observationally, because of the vast distances and corr
Directions: Use the provided information to fill in the missing boxes in the table below.
Radium (Ra) decays into Radon (Rn), and the half-life i-f you start with a 120 g
sample of Radium, how much will be left'afte. I32;
What is El Nio ?
What is La Nia ?
El Nio and La Nia Years
Recent Event (1997-1998 Event)
Todays El Nio and La Nia information
What are typical global climate effects?
Various impacts of El Nio and La Nia
Forecasts, Detection and Pred
ESS 8 Shocks lecture
-Weve talked about plate tectonics, and have looked at where they happen.
-Now we will talk about how big they are.
-How Many earthquakes are there in a year?
15 greater than magnitude 7
155 greater than magnitude 6
1306 > mag 5
8 cm/yr of plate conversion in Alaska
most dangerous faults in the US
main fault is the subduction of the pacific plate
o on the ocean floor
secondary faults also
o not a huge population
Tectonic setting of north Ame
Earthquakes 8 Practice Midterm 2
1. Omoris Law describes
A. the number of earthquakes in Japan
B. how many big earthquakes there are
C. how many aftershocks are expected at some time after the main shock
D. the velocity of seismic waves
2. In a certain re
1. What is paleontology, and what fields does it incorporate?
The study of the remain of ancient life, including body, chemical, and trace fossils. It
incorporates biology, chemistry, physics, and geology.
2. What is a dinosaur? Give two different definit
Final Review Questions
1. What does it mean when we say trophic pyramids are inefficient? What are some
implications of this fact?
Trophic pyramids are inefficient because only 10% of energy is transferred moving up the web.
For example, when a carnivore
Final Exam Review Questions
ESS 17:Dinosaurs Winter 2013
The midterm exam covers from lecture 8, i.e., from Ecology and Physiology of
Dinosaurs, through the final lecture (3/12). It will be multiple choice and matching. A
scantron will be provided.
Midterm Exam Review Questions
ESS 17:Dinosaurs Winter 2013
The midterm exam covers through 1/29. It will be multiple choice, matching, true/false.
A scantron will be provided.
These questions are meant to guide your studying. The questions on the exam wil
Thecodont: Teeth set in sockets. Most dinosaurs had this.
Homodont: Most vertebrates and dinosaurs are homodont which means same shape of teeth in
Heterodont: Most mammals are heterodont which means different shape teeth in jaw.
Remember to read syllabus re: ques6ons about exams,
clickers, assignments, extra credit, and email policy
S6ll have ques6ons? Post on CCLE or come to oce hours
or talk to me before or aIer class
The Origin of Earths ocean
Oceans on other planets
The Water Planet
How old do you think the oceans are?
As old as the universe (14 billion years old)
As old as the solar system (5 billio
Two objec2ves for today:
To help you to develop a basic understanding of
the physical proper2es of seawater, and the
chemical principles underlying the
concentra2ons and distribu
Midterm in week 6
Focus on lecture and lab
Covers material through week 5
Read your notes on relevant chapters
15 quesBons, mulBple choice
Form a group of 4 people to take collaboraBve
component of exa
This week atmospheric and oceanic circulaCon
Explore movement of ocean and air currents
Examine two of the underlying principles governing
Local Meteorology of Southern California
Section TA IAN FOSTER
il l. (1 pt) If there is neither enou h li ht to see, nor enough for an organism to
" photosynthesize, in which photic level does it live? /
Disphotic Euphotic @
i 2. (1 pt) An organism that creates i
Section “0 TA “(Sagan
INTERTIDAL ZONE LAB
M2 pt) The following 5 physical conditions combine to form different areas of habitability
for organisms living in the intertidal zone, EXCEPT which two.
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Wav tion EredatioE Space Li -'
ESS 8: EARTHQUAKES - SPRING QUARTER 2016
Time and Classroom:
Tuesday, Thursday 12:30 pm 1:45 pm, Franz 1178
Sections will be held in the Geology 4691 computer lab. See CCLE class website for
details about time.
To understand wha
ESS-150 Remote Sensing Lecture 3
A digital image is subdivided into small equal-sized and shaped areas,
called picture elements or pixels. Each pixel is assigned a digital number
(DN) representing its relative brightness. The computer displ