List of natural phenomena

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from Natural phenomenon)

An aurora is a natural phenomenon.

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.[1][2]

Physical phenomena[edit]

The act of:


Chemical phenomena[edit]

Biological phenomena[edit]


Astronomical phenomena[edit]

Geological phenomena[edit]


Meteorological phenomena[edit]

Violent meteorological phenomena are called storms. Regular, cyclical phenomena include seasons and atmospheric circulation. climate change is often semi-regular.

Atmospheric optical phenomena[edit]



See also[edit]


  1. ^ Missy Allen; Michel Peissel (1993). Dangerous Natural Phenomena. Chelsea House. ISBN 079101794X.
  2. ^ William R. Corliss (1977). Handbook of unusual natural phenomena. Sourcebook Project. ISBN 0915554011.