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  • What causes an earthquake? Tornado? Hurricane?
  • How does one prepare for a natural disaster?
  • How are natural occurrences tracked and recorded?
  • How accurately can scientists predict earthquakes? Tornadoes? Hurricanes?
  • What is the economic impact of natural disasters?
  • How do the federal and state governments allocate aid for natural disasters? Is it based on type?
  • How effective are storm chasers in predicting tornado patterns?
  • What are some advances and challenges in meteorological forecasting?
  • Is there a link between natural disasters and global warming?
  • How does climate change affect patterns of natural occurrences?

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