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Plate tectonics and associated hazards

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Plate movement

The Structure of the Earth - Plate tectonics

Evidence for plate tectonics theory

Destructive, constructive and conservative plate margins - processes and associated landforms

Hot spots and supervolcanoes

Vulcanicity

Variations in the type and frequency of volcanic activity

Minor forms of extrusive activity

Major forms of extrusive activity

Intrusive landforms

MEDC - Eyjafjallajökull Volcano case study

LEDC - Chaitén Case study       

EXTRA CASE STUDIES

- Lake Nyos - a gas eruption (LEDC)

- Montserrat - pyroclastic flows and lahars (LEDC)

Seismicity

The causes and main characteristics of earthquakes

Tsunamis

LEDC case study - Haïti

MEDC case study - Tōhoku

Extra case studies

Christchurch and Canterbury 2011

Nepal 2015

Other.

Predicting and monitoring Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Britain's seismicity and volcanicity

 

   
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