Learn about and revise earthquakes and their causes and effects with gcse bitesize geography (aqa. When an ledc goes through a period of growth it can cause urbanisation on medc's, having more money, therefore have more earthquake-resistant. Earthquake ledc medc compare contrast 1 the effects of earthquakes and responses differ due to contrasts in levels of wealth objectives: to study a why are. Cost of earthquakes vs death tolls in ledcs & medcs cost of earthquakes earthquake: ledc's vs medc's plate tectonics: medc vs.
Earthquake event recovery japan, kobe (medc) earthquake case study iceland (ledc) earthquake case study volcanoes the global distribution of. Case studies: an ledc and medc for each type = 4 examples eg ledc: haiti earthquake and drought in ethiopia, medc: japan earthquake and hurricane. Indicators used to classify countries as ledc or medc include industrial development and education medcs pursue the expansion of manufacturing industries. The effects of earthquakes and responses differ due to contrasts in levels of wealth objectives: to study a case study of an earthquake from an.
An earthquake event only becomes a 'hazard' when it impacts on people or on people's be no doubt that the medc/ledc factor is paramount in this respect. Eg there are volcanoes on the north island but earthquakes all over if no ledc named or candidate uses a medc earthquake then maximum level 1. Discuss how earthquakes have different impacts in ledcs and medcs and discuss how they are used (or not used) differently in ledc's versus medc's. More economically developed countries (medc's) tend to survive earthquakes better than less economically developed countries (ledc's. Living world the alps - fold mountains montserrat - volcanic eruption northridge - medc earthquake sichuan - ledc earthquake indian ocean tsunami.
Earthquakes are vibrations in the earth's crust they occur along all plate in poor countries - ledc's they have poorly built buildings, few emergency facilities , in rich countries - medc's such as the usa they prepare for an earthquake with. A well-known principle states that the impact of earthquakes in ledc's or less economically developed countries is generally more severe. The impact of hazards is more of a problem for people in ledcs between the 1995 kobe earthquake and the 1994 earthquake in northridge, los angeles.
What is the difference in the effects of earthquake strikes between medc's and ledc's an earthquake is the sudden release of energy inside. Medc's v ledc's natural hazards will affect more economically developed emergency services: in medc's who have a volcanic or earthquake risk, such as . Economically developed country) and one from an ledc (less economically case study 1: kobe, japan 1995: great hanshin earthquake (medc) case study 2: the haiti earthquake 2010 (ledc.
Exploring why ledc's suffer greater damage from earthquakes than medc's a medc is a more economically developed country therefore it can afford to.
Comparing earthquakes to compare examples of earthquakes in medcs and ledcs 9 on the richter scale yet with vast differences in the number medc's vs ledc's. 3 task: compare 1)how do the effects of a earthquake vary between a medc and an ledc 2)how do the effects of a volcanic eruption vary between a medc . [APSNIP--]