The Challenge of Natural Hazards Revision
Natural hazards and hazard risk
Explore what a natural hazard is, examples and factors affecting hazard risk.
Plate tectonics and plate margins
Explore the theory of plate tectonics, the distribution of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions and the types of plate margins.
Find out about the causes and effects of earthquakes and revise two contrasting case studies.
Managing Tectonic Hazards
Revise why people live in tectonically active areas and how tectonic hazards can be managed.
Global atmospheric circulation
The main features of global atmospheric circulation including pressure belts and surface winds.
The causes, effects and responses to tropical storms.
An overview of the weather hazards experienced by the UK and an example of a recent extreme weather event.
The causes and effects of climate change and management strategies.