It also mentions how it can increase the pressure in a building and inflate a house
Page 430 talks about how hurricanes can cause rainfall and flooding which is very expensive to
fix among other things.
Page 432 talks about how the hurricane can cause so
Slow earthquake among other things.
Subduction - Convergent boundary along which lithospheric plates come together and one
descends beneath the other. Often ocean floor descending beneath continent
wave travel. S waves do not pass through liquids among
Lahar - underlying magma chamber
Lateral Blast - rocks, and water dominated
Lava - Magma that flows out onto the ground surface
Lava Flows - Molten rock flowing out of a volcano
Volcanic Dome - dominated by clay or mud-sized
Volcanic vent - underlying mag
Epicenter - The point on the earth surface directly above the focus where the earthquake originated.
Fault - An earth fracture along which rocks on one side move relative to those on the other side.
Seismic gap - A section of an active fault that has not
What is the process that cause/create each of the hazards
What are the primary effects of these hazards among other things
What are the secondary effects of these hazards
What are ways of mitigating these hazards among other things
Where are a
lesson 4 readings For 3rd edition: pp.272-276, 280-305, 276-280 (for background)
lesson 5 readings among other things For 3rd edition: pp. 306-333
TO DO: SHARE YOUR DISCOVERY #1 1.2 Guiding Principles
TO DO: SHARE YOUR DISCOVERY 2.1
Chapter 2 Earthquakes
Beach Beach Nourishment - Addition of sand to a beach to replace that lost to the waves among
Bluff Breakwater - An artificial offshore barrier to waves constructed to create calm water for a
beach or for anchoring boats among other things.
On average 44 people per year die from lightning strike in the US from 1997-2006
Every 3 seconds means a kilometer from you and the lightning among other things.
Areas that thunderstorms occur in
Areas that tornadoes occur in
Tornado watch - A t
Small earthquakes among other things have a higher chance of occurring than medium sized
earthquakes which have a higher chance of occurring than large sized earthquakes.
Earthquakes can easily destroy support structures and allows rooftop
Atmosphere Blizzard - Blowing snow with winds greater than 56 km/h US/ 40 km/h Canada among other
things among other things.
Heat Index - ice that coats everything.
Ice storm - Freezing rain that turns to ice that coats everything.
Chapter 4 - Tornadoes a