G1  Airfall Tephra and Lava Flows

  

 

Figure 1

 

                                                                                                                               

 Figure 1 shows the lava flows and airfall tehpra deposits on the southern flanks of Mt. Etna (Sicily) -  Image JAR Photographs

 

 

 

(a) Use figure 1 to highlight the economic impacts to land owners of tectonic activity such as that identified in the photograph. (5 marks)

 

(b) Compare and contrast the differing demographic and economic impacts of tectonic activity. (10 marks)

 

(c) Explain methods to assess the effectiveness of management strategies designed to reduce the impacts of tectonic hazards. (10 marks)