GEOG 1350 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Asthenosphere, Subduction, Divergent Boundary

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Geography test review (important: know tectonic settings and be able to give examples) (know four diagrams) Relationship between magnitude and frequency:- most frequent are the smallest relationship, as magnitude increases the chanced of frequency decreases. The magnitude frequency concept asserts that an inverse exponential relationship exists between the magnitude and an event and its frequency. (the bigger it is, the less frequent it will happen) Types of natural disasters: earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslides, hurricanes, tsunami, wildfires, tornados, floods, heat wave, droughts. Volcanic eruptions and earthquakes: earths internal heat, which produces slow convection in the mantle and is ultimately responsible for volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. Storms floods, wildfires: solar energy, which warms earths atmosphere and surface are responsible for storms, floods, wildfires etc. Landslides: the gravitational attraction of earth causes landslides. (cid:1) Plate tectonics set up earthquakes volcanoes and tsunamis. Divergant plate: when two plates are separating ex.

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