Tectonic Hazards Flashcards

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What is an Atmospheric hazard?

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Created in the atmosphere, by the movement of air and water.

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What is an example of an atmospheric hazard?

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  • heatwave
  • tropical storms
  • drought
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What is a terrestrial/ geological hazard?

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Created by the movement of the Earths tectonic plates or surface rock and soils.

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What is an example of a terrestrial/ geological hazard?

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  • earthquake
  • volcano
  • landslides
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What is a water based hazard?

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Created by rivers, seas or oceans.

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What is an example of a water based hazard?

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What is a biological hazard?

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What is an example of a biological hazard?

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