How decision-making affects vulnerability to hazards
Physical and human geography can intersect to cause a disaster, but if we can understand the reasons for vulnerability to hazards, we can also seek strategies to minimise their impact.
Natural Hazards: Impacts, Responses and Human Influence
This list focuses mainly on the interplay between human activity and natural hazards, including stories of how humans can turn hazards into disasters.
Why people live in hazardous areas
These resources look at why people live in hazardous zones, discussing the economic, political, cultural, and social reasons.
Natural Hazards: Processes and Mechanisms
Very little demonstrates the power of nature as natural hazards do, and these resources aim at making the processes that drive these natural phenomena more accessible.
Climate Change and Natural Hazards – What Might the Future Hold?
Climate change is changing our world and exacerbating climate and weather hazards. This list starts with an inspiring handbook aiming to save our planet, then looks at five examples of natural disasters which show why this is so important.
Tropical Storms – what does the future hold?
A captivating exploration of this natural phenomenon and its forecasted spread in the future.
Tropical Storms – Causes, Effects and Responses
These resources analyse a range of storms, and also investigate the experience of surviving such an event through eyewitness testimony
Extreme Weather in the UK
The resources provided here offer up-to-date case studies and discuss how we can adapt to this new phenomenon and what we can expect to come.
How natural hazards affect the UK
A fascinating exploration of challenges linked to natural hazards in the UK, an area exacerbated by human actions and relevant to students.