Access the “USGS Hazards” website under the Natural Hazards terms section of the
Science Corner. You can also access the website at http://www.usgs.gov/natural_hazards/. Choose one (1) of the
following geologic hazards: earthquake, landslide, or flood. Next, determine the
key factors that influence the occurrence of your chosen hazard. Then, analyze
the human role in elevating the risks of occurrence, as well as mitigation
strategies to minimize damage and loss of life.