Unformatted text preview: environmental effects at a global scale. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/09/090921093600.htm b) Identify and describe an example of a frequent, low magnitude event that occurs at a regional or global scale. flooding that occurs every couple of years that contributes to the endemic poverty . ... potential for more frequent , low-magnitude flood and drought events . www.proventionconsortium.org/themes/default/. ../ISET_wp03_resilience.pdf c) What do scientists mean when they use the term rate ? d) Give an example of how you would go about calculating the rate of plate motion. Dividing the distance the plate traveled by the time it took to travel (indicated by the age of the rocks) gives the rate of plate motion. http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0810/es0810page04.cfm?chapter_no=investigation...
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- Plate Tectonics, global scale