Tag Archives: earthquakes

New Volcano / Earthquake App

I have added a new IOS app to my ‘earthquakes and volcanoes’ favourites list over the last few days: It shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes both on a map and as a data list. You can filter the … Continue reading

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Indonesia Earthquake Maps

Following the magnitude 7.5 earthquake that shook Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi Province back in September 2018, and the tsunami that hit coastal towns on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait – there has been a wealth of information on the web for geography teachers. … Continue reading

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Updated Red Cross Earthquake Resources

  The Red Cross web site now offers an updated package of resources on the theme of ‘Earthquakes’. written by prolific geography author, Alan Parkinson (aka @GeoBlogs). The resource includes case studies, images, maps, statistics, videos and eye witness accounts. … Continue reading

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Natural Hazards Data For The Classroom

I came across these resources on natural disasters on a web site run by Munich Reinsurance. There are a number of documents that can be downloaded for free – and they contain a lot of useful statistical information that might … Continue reading

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UK Earthquake Resources

It was rather ironic that while spending a week studying (relatively quiet) tectonic activity in Iceland, a significant earthquake hit the UK. On my return, I gathered a few resources concerning this earthquake – having missed out on the event, … Continue reading

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Pack A Disaster Bag

Anyone teaching about responses to natural disasters may want to check out the web site for Sacramento County: http://www.sacramentoready.org/ It includes a good deal of information about responses and preparedness, and I particularly like their advert that tries to encourage … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters Data For the Classroom

Here is a really useful resource for any geographers teaching about natural disasters. On the ‘Prevention Web’ web site (in the resources section) are a number of reports and data sets about natural disasters around the world. They are all … Continue reading

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