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The Earth Awaits Several Disasters With In The Next 6 Years

Updated on October 22, 2011

There are three valid reasons based on the new emerging geophysical conditions of earth that make us conclude that mother earth has entered the difficult period of six years from 2007 to 2012 during which the whole world will face the increased rate of natural disasters.

The surprising changes will occur in weather including drastic shifts in climatic zones of the world. The coming changes would be full of big surprises which have never witnessed in the past. Those changes encompassed the global warming considering only the effect of greenhouse gases on the environment. The new emerging situation based on the frequent natural disasters in the form of volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, floods and forest fires will cause widespread famines and droughts, and social upheavals in unexpected places.

The infrared radiation emitted from Earth's surface is intercepted by water vapour, carbon dioxide, and other trace gases such as methane, nitrous oxide in the troposphere creating a situation that has come to be known as the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect increases temperatures on Earth's surface by 33oC, ensuring that we have a livable planet. Earth would have an average surface temperature of -18oC rather than the present average of +15oC without the heat-trapping property of water vapour, carbon dioxide and other gases in our atmosphere.

The threats of colossal disasters in the coming six years are based on totally different dimensions, their impact on Earth and how we should tackle them. The first is the slow rotation of Earth which is continuously causing a constant struggle for adjustment between the gravitational forces of the Earth with its weakening angular momentum. This constant struggle between these two gigantic forces has caused a continual adjusting of the Earth's shape as the ratio of the strengths of angular momentum and gravity have changed.

This phenomenon is continuously occurring because gravity is a centripetal force it exerts its tremendous force inward, towards the centre.

The fact that the Earth is getting rounder, even today, has been confirmed by the satellite ‘Lageos' which is being monitored by scientists at the University of Texas, Centre for Space Research and at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The slow continual change of the Earth's interior has set up tremendous dynamic pressures and stress within the crust as it endeavours to conform to the ever changing mantle upon which it floats. It is therefore the imbalance between the rotational inertia and gravity that causes the dynamic movements of the tectonic plates as the crusts shifts and crunches to fit into the ever changing area.

Consequently, it is relentless, extremely slow, tremendously powerful and change constantly which causes earthquakes, volcanoes to erupt and the Earth's vast mountain ranges to rise. As the equatorial oblate shape of the Earth shrinks, the immense resulting pressure within the mantle causes it to gradually ooze upward creating the Atlantic and Pacific ridges as demonstrated at ‘The Ring of Fire'.

It is recorded that 90 per cent of the world's earthquakes and 81 per cent of the world's largest earthquakes occur along the Ring of Fire. The next most challenging seismic region with the record of five to six of earthquakes and 17 per cent of the world's largest earthquakes is the Alpide belt which extends from Java to Sumatra through the Himalayas, the Mediterranean, and out into the Atlantic. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is the third most prominent earthquake belt.

The earthquake of December, 2004 that caused the devastating tsunami in Southeast Asia was just another ‘minor' adjustment that is the planet had to adjust to its changing shape. It has made millions of these adjustments over its lifetime and the Muzaffarabad earthquake of October 08, 2005 was also one of the continuous processes which was triggered by the slowdown of Earth's spin at autumnal equinox.

The laws of conservation of energy points out to the fact that the energy pumped into the system which has to reappear in some other form and this has happened in the Katrina hurricane hitting the southern coastal part of USA. Katrina picked up the energy while passing over the warm waters of Bay of Mexico and suddenly gained the dangerously high speed that run over the levy and then the oceanic colossal flood caused unbelievable havoc in the city of New Orleans.

Earth Is An Electric Circuit

Believe it or not, the Earth behaves like an enormous electric circuit. The atmosphere is actually a weak conductor and if there were no sources of charge, its existing electric charge would diffuse away. There is a cavity defined by the surface of the Earth and the inner edge of the ionosphere at about 50 kilometres up. At any moment, the total charge residing in this cavity is 500,000 Coulombs. There is a vertical current flow between the ground and the ionosphere of one to three pico-amperes per square metre. The resistance of the atmosphere is 200 Ohms. This value is in comparable order when we consider the intrinsic impedance of 377 Ohms of the free space and the environment around the surface of earth through which the electromagnetic waves propagate. The voltage potential is 200,000 Volts.

Furthermore, the conduction current is the largest portion of the air-earth current, far outweighing the contributions made by the precipitation current and convection current.

The number of active thunder cells or thunderstorms over the globe is about 1000-2000, so the whole circuit carries a current of about 1000 amperes. In fact, there are about 100 lightning bolts per second. This translates to about 300,000 to 400,000 Volts between the earth and the ionosphere. Electron flow does not cease to exist in fair weather conditions between the earth and atmosphere. The fair weather condition is defined as any time when it is not rainy or stormy. The amount of electricity within the atmosphere at that time has been calculated to be between 1000 and 1800 Amperes, with 1800 Amperes being the most commonly accepted value.

The fair weather current flow occurs as follows: positive ions flow to the earth and negative ions flow to the ionosphere. Thus, positive charges deposit on Earth and negative charges deposit in the ionosphere. This flow depletes the extra electrons on Earth and the difference of charge allows the flow to cycle.

So long as the properties of Earth's electromagnetic cavity remain about the same, these frequencies remain the same. Presumably, there is some change due to the solar sunspot cycle as the Earth's ionosphere changes in response to the 11-year cycle of solar activity. When the earth's atmosphere carries a charge, a current and a voltage, it is not surprising to find such electromagnetic waves.

Another important fact to be recognised is that there is a decline in the magnetic field strength of the earth when, in fact, the earth's pulse rate is showing the tendency to rise. According to scientists of the University of New Mexico, the magnetic field has already lost up to half its intensity in the last 4,000 years. Apart from this, the gravity of the Earth field has also been changing since the last Ice Age. Because of ‘Post Glacial Rebound (PGR),' regions that were covered by ice during the last Ice Age have been rising, and mass on Earth was re-distributed. This lingering effect of PGR has been reducing the outward bulge in the gravity field at the equator.

The observations of the gravity field have also revealed that the oceans are responsible in counteracting the gravitational effects of Post Glacial Rebound (PGR).

To date the GPS has been useful for studying the crusts movement of the earth. The separations between GPS sites are already being measured regularly around the Pacific basin. By monitoring the interaction between the Pacific Plate and the surrounding, largely continental plates, we have now learnt more about the events building up to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in the circum-Pacific Ring of Fire.

Mostly, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur near plate boundaries, but there are some exceptions. For example, the Hawaiian Islands, which are entirely of volcanic origin, have formed in the middle of the Pacific Ocean more than 3,200 km from the nearest plate boundary. Human activities disturbing the balance of Earth systems such as construction of large dams, large scale querying and mining, underground nuclear testing etc. are responsible for triggering earthquakes at unexpected places. But, the valid reasons discussed in this article are responsible for the impending earthquakes and volcanoes which will erupt all over the world and will disrupt the global weather systems in the coming six years because of their global scale effects.

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      keane 

      6 years ago

      wow that was really scary

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      7 years ago

      Volcanic eruptions are caused by seasonal temperature variations driven by the Sun. These variations can be forecast, as can the location of eruptions.

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      peacefulparadox 

      8 years ago

      I agree that global warming is a significant contributing factor to these changes.

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      hassam 

      8 years ago from Pakistan

      I said six years because the rate with which Earth is changing is drastic. However this phenomenon will continue on through out Earth's life so certainly six years is not a set period and may be these changes will continue to take place even after that.

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      Francesco Menchise 

      8 years ago from Brisbane Australia

      Very interesting hub Hassam, I am sure you know what you are talking about, as we all know things are really changing these days, so I agree with your explanations; but there are some questions that I would like to ask you.

      Why you say that this is going to happen in the next six years? Can it take longer than six years? And why six years anyhow?

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      kobe james 

      8 years ago

      this is not true noo one can tell or know the future esept allah

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      MercuryNewsOnline 

      9 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Good research and heavy reading. Yes, We can't control the forces of nature but we can do something about our headlong rush towards ecological devastation if we all act now.

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      Thursa 

      9 years ago

      Hi Hassam. I've just read the opposite on several other science websites. The Earth is not shrinking but growing around it's equator - becoming slightly more pumpkin shaped, not less. Only by a factor of millimetres.

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      hassam 

      10 years ago from Pakistan

      Well I hope not, the disasters that have occured recently show a clear picture of what would the future disasters be like or probably worse than those.Obviously no one can predict precisely anything,but everyone knows the recently things have changed a lot in nature,and scientist think that these changes can lead to a super disaster or a series of disasters.

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      Trsmd 

      10 years ago from India

      What type each country will collapse?

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      hassam 

      10 years ago from Pakistan

      Thanks a lot for the comment, the disasters cannot be stopped but governments should try to take measures in preventing its after effects.

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      pgrundy 

      10 years ago

      Wow, this was an intense read, but I think you are right about the planetary changes. In the US this year we had 600 tornados, far above what is normal, and we just witnessed a 500 year flood in the Midwest--that is, a flood that is supposed to occur only once in every 500 years, but people are not believing it, and many are not wanting to repair their homes, thinking it will just get worse. Scary stuff. Thank you for the hub.

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