Our Planet’s Geophysical Hazards is one of seven Planet Geography Monographs, each of which covers one option of the Standard Level and Higher Level Options for IBDP Geography Paper 1. The book contains 92 pages in full colour, 17.2cm x 24.5cm, with 4 chapters that mirror the structure of the syllabus. The same content is also available as chapters 13 to 16 in Our Dynamic Planet. Our Planet’s Geophysical Hazards will be available for delivery from End Of May 2017.
Chapter 1 of Our Planet’s Geophysical Hazards is ‘Geophysical systems’. It comprises 26 pages divided into the following sections:
• Plate movement
• Case study of the Indian Ocean tsunami
• Mass movement
• Case study of the Darvaza sinkholes
Chapter 2 of Our Planet’s Geophysical Hazards is ‘Geophysical hazard risks’. It comprises 16 pages divided into the following sections: