Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
100

a natural process or phenomenon that may cause widespread injury, death, and property damage

Natural hazard

100

is a rapidly spinning column of air extending from a storm cloud to the ground

Tornado

100

NWS (name for acronym)

National Weather Service

100

 are the conditions, requirements, or standards that a solution should meet.

Criteria

100

Short term events with movement of air, wind, temperature, and moisture movement in atmosphere is called _______________. 

Weather

200

widespread injury, death, and property damage caused by a natural hazard

Natural disaster

200

molten rock that is erupted from a volcano and released onto Earth's surface and into the atmosphere.

magma

200

Severe thunderstorms can bring heavy rain, hail, high winds—and tornadoes. Tornadoes can develop when rotating thunderstorms called _______________ develop. 

Supercell

200
 are conditions that limit the design solution or that could prevent the solution from being accomplished.



Constraints

200

Term used to describe weather over a long period of time......

Climate

300

 Hot ash over 1,000 °C can flow along the ground outside of a volcano. 

Pyroclastic flow

300

Tool that is used that detect vibrations in the ground, to monitor earthquake activity.

seismometers

300

to reduce the severity or impact of something

mitigate

300

 is a way to generate ideas for solving the engineering problem.

Brainstorming

300

Steps used to plan a natural hazard mitigation plan......

Identify a need

define engineering problem

propose solutions

brainstorm for best possible solutions

evaluate solutions


400

Heat from volcanoes can melt ice and snow and form a mudflow called a __________________. 

Lahar

400

Scientists also use ___________ to monitor changes in the volcano’s shape that are related to pressure changes inside the volcano.

tiltmeters

400

Governments and communities can prepare by setting standards, also called _____________.

building codes

400

Term used to describe how often events occur.....

Frequency

400

Component that is important at all stages of natural hazard mitigation.

Technology

500

These are powerful ocean waves that can flood coastal areas, __________________. 

Tsunami

500

NOAA (name for acronym)

National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration

500

Steps that are taken for mitigation to be complete.....

preparation, response, recovery

500

Term used to describe how large events are.....

Magnitude

500

What are needs for natural hazard mitigation planning?

saving lives

preventing damage

communication

data collection

environment cleanup

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