List of natural phenomena
A natural phenomenon is an observable event which is not man-made. Examples include: sunrise, weather, fog, thunder, tornadoes; biological processes, decomposition, germination; physical processes, wave propagation, erosion; tidal flow, and natural disasters such as electromagnetic pulses, volcanic eruptions, and earthquakes.
Types of natural phenomena include, but are not limited to, the following.
- Decomposition – by which organic substances are broken down into a much simpler form of matter
- Population growth
A tornado on May 3, 1999 in central Oklahoma
Atmospheric optical phenomena
Nuclear and Electrical
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