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GEOLOGIC HAZARD

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Definition:
A geologic hazard is an extreme natural events in the crust of the earth that pose a threat to life and property, for example, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis (tidal waves) and landslides.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2001