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GCSE Hazard management

Hazard management set - for GCSE AQA from http://www.coolgeography.co.uk
STUDY
PLAY
Prediction
Attempts to forecast an event
Prevention
Any way of stopping a hazard happening, not currently possible for earthquakes and volcanoes
Preparation
Organising activties that give people education so they know what to do in a hazard
Satellite
A camera up in space that allows humans to monitor the Earth's surface
Birdcage frame
A steel cage that stops buildings from collapsing
Protection
Constructing buildings and infrastructure that are safe during hazards
Warning system
A way of informing people that a hazard is about to occur
Monitoring
When instruments are used to monitor a hazard
Evacuation
Where people are moved from zones of risk
Seismograph
A device that records ground movements caused by seismic waves as they move through Earth
Sulphur dioxide metre
Used to measure sulphur dioxide gas given off from magma
Animal behaviour
can be monitored prior to earthquake events