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The Population of the World

Introduction Background The population of the world is constantly increasing; it currently lies at 6.7 billion people and is predicted to increase to 9.2 billion in the next forty years. Majority of this growth will occur in urban areas and it is predicted that by the year 2050 urban areas alone will contain 6.4 billion […]

Pages: 54 Words: 16217 Topics: Civil Engineering, Earthquake, Nature, Plate Tectonics, Tropical Cyclone

Earthquake

Abstract Earthquake is an independent natural phenomenon of vibration of the ground which can become dangerous mainly when it is considered in relation with structures. Earthquakes can be very weak, without even realizing them but (they) can also be strong enough to result serious damages to buildings which can lead to injures or even loss […]

Pages: 32 Words: 9529 Topics: Earthquake, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Plate Tectonics
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Natural Science

Patricia Gardner ENG 201 : 8:00 Assignment 1: Natural Science Ocean Inside the Earth’s mantle The mantle takes up 84 percent of the Earth’s structure and is composed of my different layers. Knowledge of the upper mantle is that it includes tectonic plates, magnetic pull, heat flow, and gravity studies. A new discovery has been […]

Pages: 2 Words: 625 Topics: Earth, Earthquake, Geology, Nature, Ocean, Plate Tectonics, Water

Forces that Shape the Earth

Plate Tectonics The forces that shape the earth begin beneath the lithosphere. Rock in the asthenosphere is hot enough to flow slowly. Heated rock rises, moves up toward the lithosphere, cools and circulates downward. Riding above this circulation system are the tectonic plates, enormous moving pieces of the earth’s lithosphere. [pic] Plate Movement Tectonic Plates […]

Pages: 2 Words: 634 Topics: Earthquake, Geology, Nature, Plate Tectonics

Frequent Earthquakes in Japan

Earthquakes in Japan has become more frequent these last couples of years. Japan is considered the eighteenth largest country in Asia with 145,914 square miles (377,915 sq km) (Briney 2018). Out of many Asian countries, Japan was one of the countries in Asia that had the worst earthquakes happened to. Why is Japan prone to […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1314 Topics: Earth, Earthquake, Geological Hazards, Natural Disaster, Natural Hazards, Plate Tectonics, Tsunami

Alaska’s Earthquakes:Where Beauty Meets Disaster

It is no surprise to Earth Scientists that Alaska sees so many earthquakes annually. With two tectonic plates meeting under a subduction zone there is bound to be a great deal of seismic activity. There is a long history of quakes, some taking several lives, that has become a lifestyle more than an occurrence. Alaska […]

Pages: 2 Words: 573 Topics: Earthquake, Geological Hazards, Geology, Natural Disaster, Nature, Plate Tectonics

Tohoku Earthquake: a Horrible Disaster in Japan

Japan is an island nation with a population that has a deep connection to the environment that surrounds and nourishes them. This environment has shaped the people of Japan in many ways. Japans history as been one that has been riddled with shows of the force of nature. The March 11th 2011 Tohoku earthquake has […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1307 Topics: Earthquake, Geology, Nature, Plate Tectonics, Tsunami

Volcanoes and their Landforms

When it came to deciding what topic to choose for this research paper, I selected volcanoes because they have always captivated me. After all, I’ve seen them my whole life in books and in movies. Lakes of fire and explosive aerial bombs tend to be fascinating. But the thing was, I didn’t really understand how […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1356 Topics: Geological Hazards, Geology, Nature, Plate Tectonics, Volcano
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