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2 NATURAL HAZARDS e.g earthquakes and volcanoes Can be fun to study but not funny to experience in the real world.

3 A crater in a salt marsh in the Indian desert state of Gujarat after an earthquake in 2001. A NATURAL EVENT here – why?

4 An INDIRECT IMPACT On people A HAZARD here Japan - Tsunami 2011 – after an earthquake occurred offshore

5 Earthquake victims reach for food from a truck at the outskirts of Bhuj on January 31, 2001 LONGER TERM EFFECTS on people – cold, hunger, lack of hygiene or medical care. (HAZARDS)

6 Divyesh Mansukh Lal weeps after placing his 45-day-old nephew Shiv Kumar on the funeral pyre. PSYCHO-SOCIAL IMPACT and LONGER TERM (HAZARD)

7 GEOLOGICAL HAZARD Tsunami

8 GEOMORPHOLOGICAL HAZARD Landslide, Avalanche

9 Florida flights halted ahead of hurricane 8.25AM, Fri Sep 3 2004 Flights from the UK to Florida have been cancelled as Hurricane Frances bears down on the state ATMOSPHERIC HAZARD Hurricanes

10 BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS e.g. crocodile attack. plague The symptoms were enlarged and inflamed lymph nodes (around arm pits, neck and groin).

11 We will mainly study volcanic hazards. Nevada del Ruiz

12 We will study: The nature, causes and effects of volcanic activity where volcanoes are found in the world the link between volcanoes and Plate Boundaries how humans respond to volcanic hazards. (see picture!) Iceland: the country is Europe's biggest banana grower!

13 How will your work be marked? Acknowledgment marking – checking that the work has been completed. Knowledge exercises/tests – Wrong or right. Quality teacher marking – identifies Strengths (S); Target (T); Next step (N). Quality marking by other students in the class or as a group. S = part of your work that was successful (Strength) T = part of your work that was not successful (Target for improvement) N = what you need to do to improve (Next step in learning)


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