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Lightning
-Occurs in Spring/Summer
-Meteorology
-Occurs in FL bcuz of warm tropical air
Tornadoes
-Occurs in Spring/Summmer
-Meteorology
-Occurs in midwest bcuz flat land
Hurricanes
-Occurs in Summer/Fall
-Meteorology
-Occurs in Gulf bcuz tropical water
Earthquakes
-Any season
-Geology
-Occurs at plate boundary: west coast, Alaska
Volcanoes
-Any season
-Geology
-Occurs at plate boundarys: Alaska, Hawaii, Washington
Tsunamis
-Any season
-Oceanography
-Occurs when under water earthquakes (CA coast)
Astronomy
-Study of the universe
(Use satellites, telescopes, study planets, moons, universe)
Geology
-Study of the Earth's surface & interior
(Flood control, topography)
Meteorology
-Study of Earth's atmosphere
(Weather, climate, air pollution)
Oceanography
-Study of the world's oceans
(Ocean floor, rocks, depths, currents, sea life)