'impacts from earth hazards owe more to physical factors than human factors' How far do you agree?: essay plan

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`impacts from earth hazards owe more to physical factors than human factors' How far do
you agree? (30 marks) January 2011 essay plan

Introduction

Earth hazards are hazards that are created by earth processes and these include volcanic
eruptions, earthquakes, flooding, and mass movement. The hazards created by these events…

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Causes can be physical such as geological (high rock porosity holding more water
angle of rest (higher leads to higher influence of gravity) climate (precipitation regime
(intensity, amount of rainfall), and vegetation cover (high vegetation cover leads to
less movement)
Increased by human factors such as increased surface run off…

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