Unit 1: World at Risk (partI)

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1. How does a Tropical Cyclone form?

  • Rain from the tropics condenses and collects over land, moving to the sea
  • 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
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2. Which areas of the Philipppenes are more at risk of flooding?

  • Lowland areas
  • Highland areas
  • Coastal areas

3. Why does California suffer from droughts?

  • High air pressure
  • All listed
  • Dry, sinking air causes no rain
  • La Nina causes cooler surface water so less evaporation can take place

4. What is Global Warming?

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

5. What are the types of risk management strategies?

  • Preparedness
  • Prediction
  • All listed
  • Prevention

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