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(Amplification) Relationship

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Definition

The occurrence of one hazard can increase the likelihood and/or magnitude of additional hazards in the future (e.g., forest fires can amplify the triggering of debris flows during heavy rain).

Source

Ciurean, R., Gill, J.C., Reeves, H., O’Grady, S.K., Donald, K., & Aldridge, T. (2018). Review of multi-hazards research and risk assessments, British Geological Survey Engineering Geology & Infrastructure Programme. Open Report OR/18/057, 109 pp.

Available at: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/524399/

See also: Multi-Hazard

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