Hazards Revision A3 Sheet for OCR B GCSE Geography

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Two pages, four sides of response questions based on tectonic and climatic hazards.

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Hazards Revision A3 Sheet for OCR B GCSE Geography

  1. 1. GCSE Geography – Natural Hazards Revision Session – June 2013Case Study Dates & Times Magnitude Human Impact 20 word summaryUSA QuakeHaiti QuakeHurricane KatrinaCyclone NargisEtna EruptionNevado del Ruiz EruptionAustralia DroughtHorn of Africa DroughtA hazardis ….. A disasteris…….Explain how droughts and tropical storms differ in their speed of onset.__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. Name and locate an example of a climatic hazard.___________________________________________________Explain how people responded to that event in the area.Include at least three developed ideas (8)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Look at the poster to the right hand side whichshows how people in MEDC’s try to overcomethe problem of drought. Choose on tip andexplain how sustainable it is. (4)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Describe the physical conditions required forthe formation of tropical storms (3)________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Explain how people in LEDC’s can be protected and made aware of the dangers of typhoons (4)________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  3. 3. Explain how the movements of plates can cause earthquakes atconservative (passive) margins. You may draw a labeled diagram aspart of your answer (4)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Use the diagram above to describe three dangerous featuresof a volcanic eruption. (3)1. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________3. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Explain how the procedure on the left can help to protectpeople during an earthquake (3)_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Many people die in the hoursand days following a seriousearthquake event. Explain howthree of the items above canhelp people to survive thesecondary effects of anearthquake.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  4. 4. Case Study – Climatic EventName and locate two tropical storms; one in an MEDC and one in an LEDCMEDC ___________________ LEDC __________________Describe and explain the differences in the effects of the tropical storm on thevulnerable populations. (8)________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Case Study – Tectonic EventName and locate two volcanic eruptions; one in an MEDC and one in an LEDCMEDC ___________________ LEDC __________________Describe and explain the differences in the effects of the volcanic eruption onthe vulnerable populations. (8)__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________To the left is San Francisco. The city lies on the San Andreas fault line and has suffered two majorearthquakes in the last 120 years. Using the photo, describe and explain why people continue tolive in such a dangerous area._______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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