How can I describe this data using a graph?

A graph is a graphical representation of data. Visualizing data through graphs helps to detect patterns, trends, relationships, and structures in data. Use graphs in conjunction with maps to explore data or help tell a story. Graphs can be created from both tabular and raster data, and there is a different set of graphs for

How many earthquakes occur worldwide every year?

Asked by: Nathan Goodwin The National Earthquake Information Center now locates about 20,000 earthquakes around the globe each year, or approximately 55 per day. How many earthquakes have there been worldwide? Development of the number of earthquakes (M5+) worldwide from 2000 to 2021 Characteristic Number of earthquakes 2020 1,433 2019 1,637 2018 1,808 2017 1,566

Which countries have low context cultures?

These are cultures that use very precise verbal and non-verbal forms. Negotiators basically say what they mean. They are typical of Anglo-Saxon countries such as Germany, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Austria or Switzerland or Scandinavian countries. Also, when working with people from such countries as Belarus, Ukraine or Kazakhstan it is better to use

What are the four subsystems of the earth?

The Earth is the third planet in order of distance from the Sun and the fifth largest in the Solar System in terms of both mass and diameter. It is also the only celestial object known to harbor life. It orbits the Sun in 365.256 solar days – one sidereal year – and rotates on

Grote Mandränke

Friesland. In the night of 16 January, the waves crashed more than two metres high over the tops of the dikes. On the coast of North Friesland, 21 dikes broke. The devastating storm surge probably cost thousands of lives. Whole swathes of land and several villages in North and East Frisia were submerged in the

Big-eared Rabbits

When the antelope rabbit sweats, it does so mainly through its ears, which are a good 20 cm long. These giant spoons give off excess heat to the environment. And this is vital for the rodent, because the antelope hare lives in the hot, dry deserts of Arizona and Mexico. It can grow up to

Great discovery

On an Arctic expedition, the polar explorer James Clark Ross discovered the magnetic South Pole. His measuring instruments had shown him the way. The magnetic pole is located on the Canadian mainland, about 2300 kilometres from the geographic North Pole. In May 1829, the British polar explorer John Ross and his nephew James Clark Ross

Birth of an island

30 kilometres south of Iceland, an island has been born from the sea. Since 14 November, a young volcano has been spewing fire and ash here. Its lava masses have already grown an island 40 metres high and a good 500 metres long. White-grey ash clouds hang in the sky and darken it. Fine volcanic

Free fall from space

From a height of 39 kilometres, the Austrian Felix Baumgartner plunged from a balloon capsule into the depths. During his death-defying jump, he broke the sound barrier and reached a top speed of 1342 kilometres per hour. After four minutes and 19 seconds of free fall, he had solid ground under his feet again. “It

Free entry to the Stone Age Party

It is 21 June, three o’clock in the morning. The car parks at Stonehenge are hopelessly overcrowded. Food stalls and hundreds of toilet blocks are set up. Around the gigantic boulders, thousands of Stone Age enthusiasts are celebrating their party of the year – the summer solstice. There is drumming and dancing, self-appointed druids blow

Explosion in the Eifel

Lake Laach glistens quietly in the sunlight. But the idyllic tranquillity is deceptive: 13,000 years ago, hell raged here on earth – this landscape is the result of a volcanic eruption. And scientists expect the Eifel volcanoes to erupt again. The only thing that is unclear is when … The first volcanic eruptions occurred in

Earthquake in Switzerland

A series of violent earth tremors reduced the city of Basel to rubble on 18 October 1356. From the afternoon until midnight, the earth trembled again and again. Many houses and part of Basel Cathedral collapsed. The quake and the subsequent fire razed the city to the ground. It is not yet known exactly how

A full bath for a cup of coffee

A bathtub full of water to make one cup of coffee – that’s 140 litres! It takes almost as much water to make one breakfast egg. Sheer nonsense? British geographer Anthony Allan has found otherwise. At the Stockholm World Water Week, he and the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) came up with an amazing

A small blue dot

You have to look for a while in this picture: The sensation is a “pale blue dot”, a tiny light blue dot in the nothingness. It’s hard to imagine that this little dot should be our home! This picture shows the Earth. It was taken by the Voyager 1 probe from the edge of the

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