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Our Planet’s Geophysical Hazards 2nd Edition


Publisher: Solid Star Press ISBN-13: 9780648993711

Author: Stephen Codrington

Curriculum: IB Diploma Programme International Baccalaureate

Format: Paperback

Isbn 10: 0648021017

Language: English

Pages: 92 pages

Release date: 05/30/2017

Series: IB Diploma Geography

Year: 2017


Our Planet’ s Geophysical Hazards is one of seven Planet Geography Monographs, each of which covers one option of the Standard Level and Higher Level Options for IBDP Geography Paper 1. The 4 chapters mirror the structure of the syllabus. The same content is also available as chapters 13 to 16 in Our Dynamic Planet.

Chapter 1

Plate movement
Case study of the Indian Ocean tsunami
Mass movement
Case study of the Darvaza sinkholes

Chapter 2

Hazard magnitude and frequency
Factors affecting geophysical hazard risks
Geographical factors affecting geophyical hazard event impacts

Chapter 3

Volcanic hazards
Case study of volcanic hazards in Yellowstone, USA
Case study of volcanic hazards in Iceland
Earthquake hazards
Case study of the Haiti earthquake
Case study of the Kumamoto earthquake
Mass movement hazards
Case study of the Dolina Geyzerov landslide
Case study of the Oso mudslide

Chapter 4

Trends and projections
Adaptation to hazards
Pre-event management strategies
Post-event management strategies