Tectonic Hazards

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Define the term natural hazards.
A natural event e.g. an earthquake, volcanic eruption, tropical storm, flood, that threatens people or has the potential to cause damage, destruction and death.
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Name our LIC tectonics case study.
Gorkha, Nepal.
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Name our HIC tectonics case study.
L'Aquila, Italy.
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Name 2 methods of predicting a volcanic eruption.
Satellites/ Tilt meters/ seismometers/ gas emission monitoring/ temperature of water in streams & rivers monitored.
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Identify 2 reasons why people still live in areas at risk of natural hazards.
Friends & family/ tourism/ free geothermal energy/ views/ scientists/ valuable resources.
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What tectonic hazards occur at a constructive plate margin?
Earthquakes and volcanoes.
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What tectonic hazards occur at a destructive plate margin?
Earthquakes and volcanoes.
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What tectonic hazards occur at a conservative plate margin?
Earthquakes.
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Name 3 building adaptations to make them more earthquake proof.
Shutters / rolling weights / cross bracing / rubber shock absorbers.
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Name our LIC tectonics case study.

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Gorkha, Nepal.

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Name 2 methods of predicting a volcanic eruption.

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Identify 2 reasons why people still live in areas at risk of natural hazards.

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