What is a meander? Meanders are sinuously curves in which water streams move among, transporting high quantities of sediments in suspension (1). These streams flow through soft and deep stream beds, carrying mud (lime and clay), sand and, sometimes, gravel.  How is it formed and how does it work? Water streams erode the land in … Read more

Water Cycle

In this module, we will further discuss the water cycle process that happens on our planet and its significance in everyday living. It is important to be acquainted with these cycles in order to fully understand the processes that are involved in our environment. The following are the key points that you will learn in … Read more

Volcanic Hazards

Knowing the effects that volcanic hazards has a major impact in how we react to this disaster. This module will give you an awareness of the hazards of volcanic activity. Here is an overview of the topics that we will tackle: What are volcanic hazards and when do they happen? The examples of volcanic hazards. … Read more

The concept of hazard in a geographical context

Geographical hazard is a very important topic that should be given great consideration because it involves the safety of our lives, our habitats, our possessions, and future generations. There are lots of natural hazards that occur in our environment, which can be divided into the following categories: Biological hazards Geographical hazards Hydrological hazards Meteorological hazards … Read more

Storm Hazards

Storms are one of the most common forms of natural disaster that affect our world. It is crucial to know the different hazards that storms can bring to our lives and property. In this module, we are going to look at storm hazards. Here is the overview of the topics that we will tackle: What … Read more