Flashcards in the natural environment Deck (52):
how many homes were have been lost at happisburgh?
25 homes have been lost in happisburgh since when?
how much land is lost per year in happisburgh?
how high is the sea wall at Cromer?
when was the sea wall in Cromer refaced with concrete?
what do groynes do at Cromer?
trap sediment as it moves Along the coast due to longshore drift
what has been done to the cliffs at Cromer to prevent slumping?
regraded and vegetated
how many tonnes of granite rip rap have been places at the bottom of cliffs in 2006?
how many steel gates are there in London at Thames barrier?
how much damage can be prevented by using the Thames barrier? in pounds
how are the coastal flooding effects reduces in Bangladesh?
lift houses can move up and down using plastic bottles which float in floods which is cost effective
how does prediction and planning reduce coastal flooding effect?
the environmental agency and MET office show when flooding may occur do people can prepare
how many mm fell in the river greta
how many schools were closed because of the river greta flooding?
how many people needs temporary shelter because of the river greta flooding?
where did people evacuate from because of the river greta flooding
ravensfield residential home
how many farms were flooded because of the river greta flooding?
when did the monsoon rainfall occur in Pakistan on the river Indus?
6th August 2010
how many people died when the river Indus flooded?
how many houses were destroyed because of the river Indus flooding?
what were the effects on the environment because of the river Indus flooding?
10000 cows died 1.4 million acres of crop land flooded and roads worth £38 million destroyed
where have the steel plates been installed in the houses to prevent flood damage to homes?
Keswick river greta
how long it the flood wall at the river greta
how high is the flood wall at the river greta?
where does volcanic action produce fertile soils?
where is the tourist attraction because of volcanos?
which area of earthquake activity produce raw materials?
how does mount etna defend volcanic eruptions
spraying late volumes of water on to the lava to cool it down causing it to slow down and solidify
how to people monitor volcanic eruptions
geothermal monitoring. records heat changes magma nears the surface also gps as the volcano usually bulges and changes shape
how is the transamerican pyramid protected from earthquakes
the frames are steel and flexible which allow them to sway with the earthquake. also have a wide base
when is Japan's disaster prevention day?
where was the earthquake in Haiti
port au prince
what time was the Haiti earthquake
when was the Haiti earthquake
13th Jan 2010
what number in the Richter scale was Haitis earthquake
which two plates were included in the Haiti earthquake
North American and Caribbean
how far did the plates move
where was the epic centre of the earthquake in haiti
25km west of port au prince
how many people died in the Haiti earthquake
how many people were made homeless in the Haiti earthquake
how many people had the limbs amputated due to injuries in the Haiti earthquake
what percentage of the buildings collapsed in Haitis earthquake
what percentage of the infrastructure was destroyed
how much water does the Kielder reservoir hold?
what does London sit on top of?
a bed of chalk
what is in the water in Italy?
what does high level of calcium lead to?
how old are half of the piper in london
100 years old
what percentage of the water is lost in London from the pipes
where has a surplus water supply
where has a deficit water supply