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Coastal Systems and Landscapes

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3.1.3.1  Coasts as natural systems
Coastal Systems
Landform and landscape and how related landforms combine to form characteristic landscapes.

3.1.3.2     Systems and processes
Sources of energy in coastal environments
Sediment sources, cells and budgets.
Geomorphological & coastal processes

3.1.3.3     Coastal landscape development
Origin and development of landforms and landscapes of coastal erosion
Origin and development of landforms and landscapes of coastal deposition.
Estuarine mudflat/saltmarsh environments
Eustatic, isostatic and tectonic sea level change
Coastlines of emergence and submergence.
Recent and predicted climatic change and potential impact on coasts.
The relationship between process, time, landforms and landscapes in coastal settings.

3.1.3.4  Coastal management
Human intervention in coastal landscapes.
Traditional approaches to coastal flood and erosion risk: hard and soft engineering.
Sustainable approaches to coastal flood risk and coastal erosion management

3.1.3.6     Case studies
Local coastal environment Case study
Case study of a contrasting coastal landscape beyond the UK  - Sunderbands
 

Quizlet revision sets

Coastal systems

Sources of energy in coastal environments

Sediment sources, cells and budgets. 

Geomorphological processes: weathering, mass movement, erosion, transportation and deposition. 

Origin and development of landforms and landscapes of coastal erosion

Origin and development of landforms of coastal deposition 

Mudflats and salt marshes

Coastal Management

Sea level change

Coastlines of emergence and submergence.

Local scale case study - Holderness

Case study distant to UK - Sundarbans

 

All Quizlets created by my Year 13 class - well done and thanks!!!!

 

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