The Control of Nature; Atchafalaya
1. Why is the Mississippi River attempting to change its course to the Atchafalaya River basin?
The Mississippi River has been known throughout the course of time to change positions
Geology Lab 115
20 April 2009
The episode that I investigated was the K-T extinction which occurred between
the Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras. This particular extinction occurred at the end of the
Mesozoic Era and is also known as the Cretaceous-Tertiary bou
1.) Volcanoes do not always erupt in a violent fashion. Also, when lava is present, it
moves slowly. The inhabitants of Heimaey most likely thought that the flow of
the lava was slow enough to stop and redirect. The water cooled the lava enough
that it wa
The Control of Nature; Los Angeles Against the Mountains
1. What happened to Bob and Jackie Genofile and their home? Explain whether or not you are
sympathetic towards their experience.
Bob and Jackies home was destro