Natural Hazards - Plate Tectonics

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  • Natural Hazards - Plate Tectonics
    • Earthquakes
      • Plate Boundaries
        • Convergent Boundary
        • Divergent Boundary
        • Transform Boundary
          • Conservative Boundary
      • Causes
        • Sudden movement of the earth
        • Fault plane moving
        • Up-welling of magma during a volcanic eruption
      • Prediction
        • Sensitive instruments
        • Foreshocks can imply there may be an earthquake
        • mapping earthquakes could show patterns
      • Case Studies
        • Northridge, California 1994 - MEDC
        • Sichuan, China 2008 - LEDC
      • Protection
        • Earthquake-proof buildings
        • Education of earthquakes
        • Emergency Service
    • A natural hazard is an extreme natural event or process.

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