Management of tectonic hazards

Which of the following is not a reason why people live in hazardous locations?

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Which of the following are ways risks of earthquakes can be reduced?

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Which type of earthquake risk management involves using radon detection devices to measure radon gas in the soil and groundwater which escapes from cracks in the Earth’s surface?

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Which type of earthquake risk management involves designing buildings to withstand earthquakes?

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Which type of earthquake risk management involves residents learning how to turn off the main gas, electricity and water supplies to their property?

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Which type of earthquake risk management involves using seismometers to measure tremors or foreshocks before major earthquake events?

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Which type of earthquake risk management involves using GPS to detect movements in the ground? These are analysed for patterns and used to warn people further away from the epicentre.

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Which type of earthquake risk management involves practising an annual earthquake drill?

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Which type of volcanic eruption risk management involves using GPS and tiltmeters to investigate ground deformation (changes to the volcano’s surface)?

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Which type of volcanic eruption risk management involves authorities evacuating people from their homes to a location that is a safe distance from the volcano?

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Which type of volcanic eruption risk management involves using seismometers to measure earth tremors and small earthquakes?

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Which type of volcanic eruption risk management involves authorities developing evacuation plans?

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Which type of volcanic eruption risk management involves thermal heat sensors to identify temperature changes on the surface of volcanoes?

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Which type of volcanic eruption risk management involves the preparation of emergency shelters and food supplies by authorities and emergency services?

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Which type of volcanic eruption risk management involves designating potential exclusion zones in advance of eruptions?

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Management of tectonic hazards
Well done! You have a good understanding of this area of geography.

Good try, you could do with revising this area a bit more though.

Oh dear, you definitely need to work on this area.




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