o Form over warm water at latitudes 5-20
o They include tropical depressions, tropical storms, and
o They contain high winds, heavy rain, and storm surges.
o These form over land or water in
Rivers are part of the hydrologic cycle
They transport water that has fallen onto land toward the
If precipitation does NOT infiltrate into the soil, it flows along
the surface. This is called runof
Eventually, the runoff will reach a st
The landscapes where continents meet oceans are dynamic and
capable of rapid change. Major hazards include rip currents, erosion, sea
level rise, storm surges and tsunamis.
Some coastline margins are influenced by plate tecton
Earths Energy Balance
There is an EQUILIBRIUM between INCOMING radiation and
Only a small portion of the earth receives the suns radiation.
Nearly all of the energy available at earths surface comes
from the sun. The suns energy driv
Introduction to Natural Hazards
Hazards affect millions of people around the world each year. Within
North America, every location is at risk from at least one hazardous process.
West Coast earthquakes
East Coast hurricanes
Mid-continent tornadoes, bli
Regular Quiz #3
Problem Section: [30 marks]
November 13, 2014
Question #1: [8 marks]
Each numerical answer is worth 1.5 marks
Consider the following labour market data for a given period in an economy.