List of natural phenomena

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Types of natural phenomena include:

Weather, fog, thunder, tornadoes; biological processes, decomposition, germination; physical processes, wave propagation, erosion; tidal flow, and natural disasters such as electromagnetic pulses, volcanic eruptions, and earthquakes.[1][2]

Biological

[Decomposition]: a decaying peach over a period of six days. Each frame is approximately 12 hours apart, as the fruit shrivels and becomes covered with mold.

Chemical

Crystal in VCGS furnace

Geological

Geology: parabola-shaped lava flow illustrates Galileo's law of falling bodies, as well as blackbody radiation. The temperature can be discerned from the color of the blackbody.

Geological processes include erosion, sedimentation, and volcanic activities such as geysers and earthquakes.

Meteorological

Violent meteorological phenomena are called storms. Regular, cyclical phenomena include seasons and atmospheric circulation. Climate change is often semi-regular.

Atmospheric optical phenomena

A double rainbow at Minsi Lake, Pennsylvania
Atmospheric optical phenomenon

Nuclear and Electrical

Oceanographic

Gulfstream

Physical

See also

References

  1. ^ Missy Allen; Michel Peissel (1993). Dangerous Natural Phenomena. Chelsea House. ISBN 079101794X. 
  2. ^ William R. Corliss (1977). Handbook of unusual natural phenomena. Sourcebook Project. ISBN 0915554011. 
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