1. How would you describe the level of seismic hazard in the Bay Area?
a. High and widespread
2. If a fault is vertical, where will an earthquake epicenter be located?
a. On the fault
3. What is likely to be the effect on the East Bay when the Hayward fau
Oso, Washington 2014
Where did this happen? And When?
March 22, 2014
The Magnitude and Intensity
The volume of the slide is estimated to be about 10 million cubic yards, and
it traveled about 0.7 miles from the toe of the slope.
Landslide Debate Assignment
In class when we debated with each other about whos fault it was, the first thing we
talked about was whos fault it definitely wasnt. The thing we all agreed on was that it was not
the communitys fault at a
14 Dead in West Virginia Flooding, Body of Missing Child Found
At least 23 people have died from devastating flooding and historic rainfall in West Virginia,
according to the state's Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Managemen
Weekly Natural Disaster
A tornado and hailstorm have killed at least 98 people and injured nearly 800 in the east
Chinese province of Jiangsu Severe thunderstorms created a tornado that hit the city of
Yancheng on Thursday afternoon
Weekly Natural Disaster
On May 17th a landslide has hit Sri Lanka. A shopkeeper, D. P. Nimal Ratnasinghe, said the
mountainside broke loose Tuesday night with a deafening roar that he likened to that of a
helicopter landing. Then I
Weekly Natural Disaster 6/17
There has been a week of rain in southern China that has caused severe floods. A
week of torrential rain in southern China has killed 25 people and displaced 33,200 residents,
including many in China's poor, remo
When and Where?
April 9, 1947
Intensity & Magnitude
Wind speed: 216-318 mph
1.8 miles wide
Over 1000 homes and businesses destroyed
At least 107 people killed in and around Woodward
WHen and Where?
When? August 1969
Where? Along the coasts of southeastern Louisiana, Mississippi,
Magnitude and intensity
Category five hurricane
One of the most intense storms in recorded North Atlantic tro
Top Two Earthquakes:
Location of Disaster: Ecuador; Guayas, Manab, Santo Domingo, Los Rios, Esmeraldas
and Galapagos were in state of emergencies.
Type of Disaster: 7.8 magnitude Earthquake, Thrust
Beginning and endi
The two natural disasters I chose to talk about and show my roommate were Krakatau,
the volcano located in Indonesia and the landslide in 2014 in Oso, Washington. My roommate
and I talked about how devastating each of those disasters were. In Indonesia, a
Huge floods have hit West Virginia and have caused a lot of damage. At least 26 people have
died as a result of flooding in West Virginia, the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said Saturday,
after another three victims were found overnight. The deaths kept
B) Great Discussion: Explain to your date how levees, urbanization, and other modifications to
river systems can worsen flooding. Discuss the pros and cons of each.
We first talked about how urbanization and how that can worsen flood
My best friend and I talked about the flood I did my case study on, because seeing the pictures
and knowing the most information about this flood, we saw how absolutely devastating the flood
was. My flood had about 150 death and m
Which of these is not an element of good seismic structural design?
A) Diagonal bracing
B) Strong ties between parts of the building
D) Light weight materials
E) Heavy, sturdy roof materials
1 / 1 point
Which of these is not a cause of damage in an earthquake?
Which of these is an important earthquake-fire mitigation measure homeowners should take?
1 / 1 point
Which of these is moment magnitude (Mw)?
the amplitude of seismic waves as a function of distance from the epicenter of
the amplitude of seismic waves as a function of distance from the focus of the
1 / 1 point
What do we call the area underground on the fault where an earthquake starts?
C) Fault scarp
D) Richter point
What type of fault forms where the crust is being extended?
Online FDSCI 201
Lesson 1 Guided Lab ALearning Google Earth
Purpose: Learn to use Google Earth to display and explore features of the surface of the earth.
This Guided Lab has 3 parts.
Part 1: helps you locate and download the Google Earth app
1Name: Abby Lind
CHILD400 Quiz for Chapter 1
Four questions to respond to about Chapter 1
Type your responses to the questions below. Once you have answered all of the questions,
save the file and print out a hardcopy to be turned in. All questions are ba
Great Date Lesson 3
For this lesson's great date, you should pretend that a large earthquake has just struck
your home. Your home is standing, but you have no water, no electricity, no phone
service, no natural gas. What are you going to do?
First of all
Great Date Lesson 10
I learned a great deal of more information on Hurricanes and the possible hazards
that can happen because of it. Things such as heavy rainfall, inland flooding, high wind
speeds, storm tides etc., are all hazards that Hurricanes can c
Great Date Lesson 4
I really loved doing the research on this assignment because I got a whole new
perspective on chapter 8 of Third Nephi. I have read this chapter a ton of times but I
never realized that a composite volcano was the cause of the destruct
Great Date lesson 9
I personally learned this week that the Great Flood of Salt Lake City was the most
significant to us because we are only four hours away from Salt Lake and we could be
affected by similar circumstances because of the snow falling from
Great Date Activity Lesson 2
I learned a great deal about how much of an impact whether negative or positive a
natural disaster could have on a community. If such a disaster occurred in my community
the reconstruction would benefit the construction sector
Great Date Lesson 6
This week I learned that acceptable risk can be different for everyone depending
on past experiences and points of views of what they consider being dangerous and
harmful. I also learned that if someone grew up in a place that had a hi
This assignment was of great value to me because it increased my testimony on
how important everything was to our Father in Heaven so that the church could be
restored again in New York. I believe that our Heavenly Father through the Tambora