Trump's positions have been described by scholars and commentators as populistprotectionistand nationalist.
In this sense, the work of the field geologist provides the basic link between our knowledge and the materials and processes on which it is based. The role of experiment on Earth science is limited by the problems of scaling down the Earth to appropriate models, the problem of physical states existing in the Earth but unattainable in the laboratory, and the time element, which is rarely attainable under laboratory conditions.
Geology has a twofold concern. It is concerned first with the present configuration and composition of the Earth, and second with the interpretation of the past history of the Earth. Field observations are of critical importance, because the recognition of earlier events in the history of the Earth depends heavily on an analysis of present composition and configuration of Earth materials, and the identification of the action of processes and laws observable in our existing environment.
Here, again, time and scale are important elements. Catastrophes do indeed take place, but most processes that influence the crust of the Earth act almost imperceptibly.
In spite of this limitation, such events and processes are still of great significance because they allow us to observe and compare multiple sequences of events in which various components and conditions may be analyzed, and in which a measure of prediction and experimentation is possible.
Even the speed and extent of these processes have great significance. Stone and Bruce D. The areas included in the present accounts range from the Sahara Desert to the Antarctic, and the accounts themselves present fascinating differences in character and style. These four books, compiled in a single volume Annals of the dinary: The present extract, taken from the book The Control of Naturedescribes the devastating effects of TerrainRising from the Plainsand Assembling California — which, a torrential debris flow in Shields Creek on the slopes of the San Gabriel Mountains.
For example, the Genofiles, Bob and Jackie, can claim to have lost and won. They live on an acre of ground so high that they look across their pool and past the trunks of big pines at an aerial view over Glendale and across Los Angeles to the Pacific bays.
The setting, in cool dry air, is serene and Mediterranean. It has not been everlastingly serene. On a February night some years ago, the Genofiles were awakened by a crash of thunder — lightning striking the mountain front.
Ordinarily, in their quiet neighborhood, only the creek beside them was likely to make much sound, dropping steeply out of Shields Canyon on its way to the Los Angeles River.
The creek, like every component of all the river systems across the city from mountains to ocean, had not been left to nature.
Its banks were concrete. Its bed was concrete. When boulders were running there, they sounded like a rolling freight. On a night like this, the boulders should have been running.
The creek should have been a torrent. Its unnatural sound was unnaturally absent. There was, and had been, a lot of rain.
The Genofiles had two teen-age children, whose rooms were on the uphill side of the one-story house. Los Angeles is overmatched on one side by the Pacific Ocean and on the other by very high mountains.
With respect to these principal boundaries, Los Angeles is done sprawling. The San Gabriels, in their state of tectonic youth, are rising as rapidly as any range on earth. Their loose inimical slopes flout the tolerance of the angle of repose.
Rising straight up out of the Rhodes: Shedding, spalling, self-destructing, they are disintegrating at a rate that is also among the fastest in the world.
The phalanxed communities of Los Angeles have pushed themselves hard against these mountains, an aggression that requires a deep defense budget to contend with the results. Not far below the turnaround, Shields Creek passes under the street, and there a kink in its concrete profile had been plugged by a six-foot boulder.
Hence the silence of the creek. The water was now spreading over the street. It descended in heavy sheets. As the young Genofiles and their mother glimpsed it in the all but total darkness, the scene was suddenly illuminated by a blue electrical flash.
In the blue light they saw a massive blackness, moving. It was not a landslide, not a mudslide, not a rock avalanche; nor by any means was it the front of a conventional flood.
It was just one big black hill coming toward us.On a visit to Kallstadt, for each of his five children and three grandchildren; Donald Trump received annual payments from his trust fund, for example, $90, in and $, in The Trumps sold the property in , with vacancy on the rise.
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