Natural Hazards Data For The Classroom | devongeography

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 be helpful in the classroom.

Link to the site is: https://ift.tt/2KMV1lL

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Natural Hazards Data For The Classroom | devongeography

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 be helpful in the classroom.

Link to the site is: https://ift.tt/2KMV1lL

Continue reading at:

https://ift.tt/2J0fOx9

Join In With The New Craze Of ‘Plogging’ | devongeography

On a recent trip to Iceland, I learnt of a new outdoor activity – ‘plogging’. This is a new exercise trend which combines jogging with picking up litter. The activity has been promoted by the President himself, who has been trying to clean up the area around his home in Bessastadir. The trend actually originated in Sweden, but has become very popular in Iceland – with its own dedicated Facebook page where members show pictures of their efforts. Might it catch on in the UK?

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https://ift.tt/2lQLDiN

Join In With The New Craze Of ‘Plogging’ | devongeography

On a recent trip to Iceland, I learnt of a new outdoor activity – ‘plogging’. This is a new exercise trend which combines jogging with picking up litter. The activity has been promoted by the President himself, who has been trying to clean up the area around his home in Bessastadir. The trend actually originated in Sweden, but has become very popular in Iceland – with its own dedicated Facebook page where members show pictures of their efforts. Might it catch on in the UK?

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https://ift.tt/2lQLDiN

OS Maps 3D Fly-Through Tool | devongeography

 

The OS Maps app now contains a new feature for Premium customers – a 3D fly-through tool. This is a wonderful addition, and really helpful in visualising a chosen walking route before you actually step outside. It produces an almost cinematic overview of the selected route, along with elevation information and names of points of interest. Could be really useful for risk assessments!

The fly-through works on all of the OS Maps routes on the web site, and is currently available via your PC or your ‘phone browser – but not yet the app.

If you haven’t already signed up to this…

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