Matching Articles"Environment" (Total 40)

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  • Avalanches involve the rapid downslope movement of snow or ice, with or without sediment and rock.
  • The Battery lies under the slopes of Signal Hill in St. John's. Evidence indicates that rockfall is frequent in this area...
  • The following examples illustrate the use of long-term climate data for siting, design, and operational planning in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • A look at the impact of climate on human activity in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Like location, climate has been a decisive factor in shaping the Newfoundland and Labrador experience.
  • A look at erosion along Newfoundland's coasts.
  • One very important feature of Newfoundland and Labrador is that the geological boundary of North America lies offshore at the edge of the continental shelf.
  • Dimension stone includes any natural stone that has been quarried and cut or shaped to specified sizes.
  • An interactive map showing the twelve ecoregions of Labrador
  • Impacts of climate extremems such as prolonged ice accretion, abnormally cool, wet summers or snow deficient winters, heavy rainfall, etc.
  • Coastal Flooding--Natural Environment--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has ample fresh water, the source of which is abundant precipitation.
  • How sinkholes and other geological events impacet Newfoundland and Labrador's environment.
  • Geological Hazards and Disasters Occurring in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Earth scientists from all over the globe visit Newfoundland and Labrador to study some of the oldest rocks in the world.
  • The first inhabitants of Newfoundland and Labrador - the Maritime Archaic Indians - quarried local stone as early as 7500 years ago.
  • A glimpse into the career of James P. Howley (1847-1918), one of Newfoundland's most important geologists of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Precontact cultures utilized stone for tool making. They appear to have preferred chert, a fine-grained stone composed mainly of silica.
  • The landscape of Newfoundland and Labrador has had a remarkable geological history, formed over many millions of years
  • Landslides are the downslope movement of unconsolidated material under the influence of gravity.