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TECTONIC LANDSCAPES        CASE STUDY:        MONTSERRAT
SPECIFICATION DETAIL• 3.2b The causes and effects of a volcano eruption*  on people and the environment, in a named  locat...
LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Explain the causes of a  named location.• Describe the impacts  on people, the  economy and  environm...
MONTSERRAT (MONT-SERR-AT)
CAUSE : HERE & HERE
LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Explain the causes of a  named location.• Describe the impacts  on people, the  economy and  environm...
EFFECTS PEOPLE, ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMY• 2/3 of the island was covered in ash• 50% of the population were evacuated to the no...
BBC CLASS CLIPS: HERE
LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Explain the causes of a  named location.• Describe the impacts  on people, the  economy and  environm...
MANAGEMENT• Montserrat Volcano Observatory: Here
LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Explain the causes of a  named location.• Describe the impacts  on people, the  economy and  environm...
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6. case study monserrat

  1. 1. TECTONIC LANDSCAPES CASE STUDY: MONTSERRAT
  2. 2. SPECIFICATION DETAIL• 3.2b The causes and effects of a volcano eruption* on people and the environment, in a named location.• NB *Specification says either volcanic eruption of earthquake, but you may wish to cover both
  3. 3. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Explain the causes of a named location.• Describe the impacts on people, the economy and environment.• Outline ways in which the risks can be managed.
  4. 4. MONTSERRAT (MONT-SERR-AT)
  5. 5. CAUSE : HERE & HERE
  6. 6. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Explain the causes of a named location.• Describe the impacts on people, the economy and environment.• Outline ways in which the risks can be managed.
  7. 7. EFFECTS PEOPLE, ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMY• 2/3 of the island was covered in ash• 50% of the population were evacuated to the north of the island to live in makeshift shelters• 23 people died in 1997• Plymouth - the capital became a ghost town• Floods as valleys were blocked with ash• The airport and port were closed• Farmland was destroyed• Forest fires caused by pyroclastic flows• Many schools and hospitals were destroyed
  8. 8. BBC CLASS CLIPS: HERE
  9. 9. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Explain the causes of a named location.• Describe the impacts on people, the economy and environment.• Outline ways in which the risks can be managed.
  10. 10. MANAGEMENT• Montserrat Volcano Observatory: Here
  11. 11. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Explain the causes of a named location.• Describe the impacts on people, the economy and environment.• Outline ways in which the risks can be managed.

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