Adjustment to earthquake hazards in earthquake-prone areas requires early warning.  Unfortunately, early warning systems require technology, and technology requires money.  This means that wealthier countries are typically much better equipped and prepared than poorer countries.  Click on the link below to read a news story about a new early warning system in California, then answer the questions that follow.

Long Beach Early Warning System

This is a short essay assignment.  All short essays submitted for this course should be written in complete sentences and full paragraphs, each with a coherent beginning, middle, and end.   lengths is 3-4 full sentences per question. 

  • Using what you’ve learned about Plate Tectonics and earthquakes, why is it that Long Beach was selected as a testing site for this early warning system?  Why don’t we have these systems in Indiana, united states ?  Employ sound scientific reasoning and empirical evidence derived from your

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