Unit 1: World at Risk (partI)

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1. How does a Tropical Cyclone form?

  • Warm, moist air rises and condenses when the sea temperature is 26 degrees C or higher
  • Cool, dry air collides with warm moist air in the atmosphere
  • Rain from the tropics condenses and collects over land, moving to the sea
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2. What are Hydrometeorological Hazards?

  • Atmospheric or Oceanic hazards
  • Human enduced hazards
  • Atmospheric hazards
  • Oceanic hazards

3. Which areas of the Philipppenes are more at risk of flooding?

  • Lowland areas
  • Highland areas
  • Coastal areas

4. What is Global Warming?

  • Recent increase in average global temp
  • Ice caps melting
  • Sea level rise

5. What are Geophysical Hazards?

  • All listed
  • The Continental and the Oceanic plates
  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Hazards occuring at plate boundaries


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