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Cyclones and earthquakes

Cyclones and earthquakes By Riwan KERGUILLEC et Dominique SELLIER L'Atlas Bleu / Exploring cyclone, earthquake, oceanic fronts, vulnerability The article highlights the physical characteristics and formation mechanisms of tropical cyclones and earthquakes on a global scale. Two maps provide visualization of the concentration zones for each of these phenomena and demonstrate the very high level of exposure of the planet’s oceanic fronts. Tropical cyclones are large-scale seasonal weather phenomena (gusts of up to 118 km/h) that count as one of the hazards

20/10/2023|Categories: Exploring|Tags: , , , |

The most densely populated coastal areas of the planet in 2015

The most densely populated coastal areas of the planet in 2015 By Jacques GUILLAUME L'Atlas Bleu / Living Coastal population density, deadly disaster, vulnerability The article provides a cartographic inventory of major coastal urban agglomerations and their geographical distribution on a global scale. It discusses the challenges posed in terms of exposure to risks in these densely populated areas, where varying societal characteristics add to the demographic density, varying from one place to another. In Asia, although the monsoon

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