What is density?
Density is mass/volume, or how much mass fits into a space.
How does density relate to stratification?
Density relates to stratification because less dense materials float on top of denser materials; therefore, the
PQ3 Fragile Systems (Textbook)
Which issue(s) is/are closely tied to the "carrying capacity" concept?
Choose all answers that apply.
A. peak oil
C. fishery decline
D. clean-water shortages
E. global wa
The landslide in the image below is what type of failure?
A. a complex movement
B. a flow
C. a fall
D. a translational slide
E. a topple
Quiz: Fragile Systems
The MOST abundant element in the Earths atmosphere is
Of the water on Earth, most is found in _.
During one year of measurement, 10 tornadoes of category 5 on
observed. The corresponding return period in days is about _
Why are many disaster intensities quantified using a logari
The Shaking Earth - Earthquakes
The two extreme natural catastrophes of 2004-2008 originated as earthquakes: the Sumatra earthquake of
December 26, 2004 and the Sichuan earthquake of May 12, 2008. See the following web sites for more
Earthquake moment magnitude calculation is based on three of the
Chapter 1: Fragile Systems
Which zone on the stratovolcano hazard map shown below is MOST LIKELY to be for lahars?
Which of the following are NOT measured in volcano monitoring programs?
"Pascal" is the unit for _.
Suppose that your refrigerator has mass 100 kg. It rests on frictionless feet to make it easier for you to slide
it across the floo
Highly viscous lavas (m = 7) with high gas content will general
The majority of the worlds explosive volcanoes are found at _
The amount of energy stored when water changes its phase from liquid water to water vapour
is called _.
A. sublimation heat
B. potential energy
C. latent heat
D. heat of fusion
E. sensible heat
Which statement is
When a fault ruptures DEEP in the lithosphere, the energy is
released mainly by _.
A. P-waves that dissipate
perpendicularly (at a 90 angle) from
the fault plane
B. S-waves that dissipate
The Violent Ocean - Waves and Tsunami
The Earth's surface is dominated by a single great ocean of liquid water. This global ocean borders most of the
world's largest cities, is a major transportation route, provides food, oil, gas, and other reso
Increased vulnerability to landslide hazards may result from all of the following EXCEPT
A. logging on unstable slopes
B. deep infiltration of water
For the valle
Which of the following wave types travels slowest through the interior rocks?
They all travel with the same velocity
The process of establishing a
Consider Object A with a mass of 10 kg and Object B with a mass of 20 kg, both moving at a speed of
1 m / sec. Which of the following statements is TRUE?
The kinetic energy of Object B is equal to the k
EOSC QUIZES- HYESEON SOHN
By doing work against gravity to lift a book from your desk and set it on a higher shelf,
you INCREASE _.
17/20=85% Totalscoreadjustedby0.0 Maximumpossiblescore:20
The most likely time of day for thunderstorm formation is late af
Consider the following three phenomena:
1) a flood caused by a thunderstorm
2) a storm surge caused by a hurricane
3) a tsunami caused by an underwater earthquake
These are ALL directly associated with _.
Chapter 1: Fragile Systems
The top layer of the earth is called the_.
In developed countries such as Canada where population levels
economic losses due to natural disasters
Take Test: Sample Final Exam, Fall 2012 2016W2-EOSC114.
Take Test: Sample Final Exam, Fall 2012
Description This was the Final Examination for EOSC 114 for Term 1, December 2012. Use this as a
tool to prepare for the Fin
The Great Dyings
The BIOSPHERE: Thin layer of life on the Earth s surface
Composed of ECOSYSTEMS
A lake ecosystem
Earth System Science
Which sphere is missing?
The Cretaceous / Paleogene
(K/P) Extinction: 65Ma
NOTE: K/P Extinction is
ALSO known as the
Cretaceous / Tertiary
Potentially what is the maximum gap in deposition or
missing time represented by the unconformity?
X = Camb