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Unformatted text preview: Where hurricanes originate How hurricanes work Conditions necessary for hurricane formation Hurricane damage Hurricane Katrina Chapter 15 Thunderstorms and Tornadoes How Thunderstorms Work Severe Thunderstorms How Tornadoes Develop How do tornadoes differ from hurricanes? Tornado damages and safety Other hazards related to thunderstorms: Lightning and Hail know how they work Chapters 11 and 12Flood processes Stream characteristics Discharge Load Channel pattern meandering and braided streams and their characteristics Gradient How rivers and streams work Causes of floods Flash floods what causes them and where do they tend to occur Flood frequency, recurrence interval and probability Development Effects on Floodplains Urbanization Deforestation from fires, logging, overgrazing Mining Levees and their effects on flooding example: New Orleans and the Mississippi Reducing flood damage...
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