Avalanches and Landslides
Submitted to: Ms.Delgado
By DEWAYNE REDD
1. a.WHAT IS AN AVALANCHE OR LANDSLIDE?
b.EXACTLY HOW DOES AN AVALANCHES OCCUR
2. a.I TALK A LITTLE ABOUT PAST AVALANCHES
605 Words |
Black Friday: Tornado in Canada
"The roof was caving in and I thought I was going to die. It was like
your worst nightmare!" said Mary Grandish. Most people think they will die when
they see,or hear of a tornado heading their way.
Although all the details of the formation of a tornado
680 Words |
A tornado is defined as a violently rotating column extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction with wind speeds of two hundred and fifty miles per hour or more. Damage paths can be more than one mile wide and fifty miles long.
1009 Words |
Disasters, What you Need to Know About Them
Every day there are natural disasters all the time occurring all around the world. They are something that we can't help, but we can be aware of them and what to do if one occurs near you.
Tornadoes are common during Michigan's Spring months.
406 Words |
March 27, 1964 a magnitude 9.2 earthquake hit Alaska its epicenter located in Prince William Sound, 75 miles east of Anchorage. This earthquake was and still is the second larges earthquake ever recorded (Christensen). The plates involved In this major earthquake were the Pacific plate and
394 Words |
WHAT CAUSES A TORNADO AND THE EFFECT THEY HAVE
What causes a tornado and the effect they have
J.D. Busby Jr
American Intercontinental University
September 12, 2010
WHAT CAUSES A TORNADO AND THE EFFECT THEY HAVE
Reading this paper will give you a better understanding of
923 Words |
Earthquakes are vibrations of earth caused by the rapid release of energy. These earthquakes can be caused by faults in the Earth’s crust scraping against each other. Faults are constantly sliding past each other, but can occasionally have difficulty when the earth around these faults cracks,
523 Words |
INFORMATIVE SPEECH OUTLINE
Purpose: To inform the audience about tornadoes.
A. Attention getter: What can throw tractor trailers threw the air like matchbox cars, rip homes to shreds and travel at speeds near 400 MPH?
1097 Words |
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HURRICANE AND TORNADO
It's easy to find similarities between the weather phenomenon, we call a hurricane and the one we call a tornado. Both cause most of their damage through high winds and rain, and the arrival of both can cause evacuations, emergency warnings and general
942 Words |
Earthquakes in Japan
The Japan is located in an area where several continental and oceanic plates meet and create a major fault line; this is the cause of frequent earthquakes and the presence of many volcanoes and hot springs across Japan. If earthquakes occur below or close to the ocean,
617 Words |
A tornado is defined as a violently rotating column extending from a thunderstorm to the ground.The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction with
wind speeds of two hundred and fifty miles per hour or more.Damage paths can be more one mile wide and fifty miles long.
289 Words |
Momentous Design Proposal
name :sonia malini
Date of investigation: 8 September, 15 September 2009
Date of submission: 29 September 2009
The main purpose of the experiment is to investigate validity of the conservation of linear momentum from three main different
1565 Words |
Personally I would start with the first recorded tsunami, which if wikipedia is right was as far back as 426 BC. To me that is shocking because I hadn't heard of Tsunamis until late 1990's, so the fact that this isn't a "new" phenomenom is a little surprising to me.
Then I would have a small
405 Words |
Difference between Tsunami and Hurricane
Tsunamis and hurricanes are nature’s furies. They both create disasters and destruction in the world. But, tsunamis and hurricanes are different in their respective ways. A tsunami is a series of ocean waves, which is caused by surges of water
357 Words |
An earthquake, one of the most destructive natural phenomena, consists of rapid vibrations of rock near the surface of the earth. It is the most terrifying of all natural phenomena and has brought fear since ancient times because of its sudden unpredictable occurrence and enormous capacity of
339 Words |
Category 1: Momentum was found that after the collision was less than before the collision by 10%. This was not what has been expected, so the difference was fairly significant. This happened because of friction, when the two pucks collided, they have lost a bit of their
372 Words |
Rough Draft Outline
Introduction: Do you find yourself not having as much energy during the week as you used to when you were in high school? Do you find that you get irritable more often?
General Purpose: I am here to inform you about Chemical Warfare.
296 Words |
6 05 Tsunami Nicolai Kortendick
1. The web site presents extensive information regarding tsunamis. Survey the site.
A. Select the five facts about tsunamis that were the most interesting or surprising to you. Make a list of your facts.
1. A tsunami is made up of a series of
473 Words |
a. General. Earthquake ground motions for the design and evaluation of Corps CHS are the
Operating Basis Earthquake (OBE) and the Maximum Design Earthquake (MDE) ground motions.
Seismic forces associated with the OBE are considered unusual loads. Those associated
with the MDE are considered
512 Words |
SPH4U0 2-D COLLISIONS LAB
PURPOSE To determine if momentum and kinetic energy are conserved during elastic and inelastic collisions.
PROCEDURE AND CALCULATIONS
1. Run both the elastic and inelastic collision simulations and record the data as instructed by the teacher (you will do an
341 Words |
Hurricanes versus Tornadoes
Hurricanes and tornadoes are considered to be natural storms that develop do to
the atmosphere change, however, each type of storm is a disaster and devastation
claiming many lives among family and friends each year. One storm comes from in the
1102 Words |
A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. "harbour wave";English pronunciation: /suːˈnɑːmi/ soo-nah-mee or /tsuːˈnɑːmi/ tsoo-nah-mee) is a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, typically an ocean or a large
881 Words |
Your score is 100%.
1. a force that increases the net momentum of a system
3. External Force
4. Internal Force
5. Law of Conservation of
480 Words |
What is Landslide?
A. A landslide is when a mass of soil, rocks and other debris moves down a slope, powered by the force of gravity. Sometimes, this movement is so sudden and rapid that it causes devastating loss of life and structural damage.
2605 Words |
In its most general sense, the word earthquake is used to describe any seismic event — whether natural or caused by humans — that generates seismic waves. Earthquakes are caused mostly by rupture of geological faults, but also by other events such as
448 Words |
What is tsunami?
A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. "harbor wave"; English pronunciation: /suːˈnɑːmi/ soo-nah-mee or/tsuːˈnɑːmi/ tsoo-nah-mee) is a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of water, typically an ocean or
2848 Words |
Southwest China, Yiliang County
The southwest part of China is surrounded by hills and mountains. The area is also
459 Words |
for National Geographic News
Published February 27, 2010
A tsunami can kill thousands of people and level entire blocks in mere seconds. See how much you know about these walls of water (tsunami safety tips).
(Related: "Tsunami Warning for Hawaii After Huge Chile Earthquake.")
632 Words |
In this experiment, two object collided both elastically and in inelastically, the purpose of this experiment is to study the principle of conservation of momentum in collisions using two bodies. We also calculated the amount of kinetic energy in elastic and inelastic collisions
472 Words |
March 19, 2013
The history of these earthquakes caused major damage in Earthquakes occur every day on Earth, but the vast majority of them are minor and cause no damage. Large earthquakes can cause serious destruction and massive loss of life
343 Words |