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    • Physical Geography
      • WEATHER - day to day changes in the atmosphere
      • Coasts
      • DESERT  IFICATION - climate of dry region becomes drier.
        • GULLY EROSION - erosion of soil by heavy rainfall
      • Ecosystem - community of plants and animals, environment
      • Rivers
    • Urban
      • Planning
      • Urban
      • Urbanisation
      • Access to Services Changing Provision
      • Quality of life - happiness and contentment / housing
    • Uneven Develop ment
      • Employment
      • Interdepend ance - complex pattern of trade, communication
      • Development
      • Water
        • ABSTRACT TION - removal of water from rock / surface
      • Environment
        • ACID RAIN - caused by pollution unnatural acidic
          • LEACHING - removal of nutrients by rainwater
    • Rural
  • ADULT LITERACY- % who can write / read
  • AVERAGE LIFE EXPECTANCY- age to which people live
  • BACKWASH - flow of water returning to the sea
  • BIOFUEL - crops used a fuel for heating
    • EMISSION - chemical releases into the air
  • BROWN FIELD SITE - site where older building demolisedbefore renovation
    • GENTRIFIC ATION - run down area improved and becomes desirable
    • Urban
    • GREEN BELT - policy to prevent the spread of cities
  • CANOPY - upper layers of a first
  • CLIIMATE CHANGE - A long term change in weather (humans natural)
  • Comparison GOOD - items bought less often (TV)
  • CYCLONE - a severe low pressure systems
  • DEPRESSION - low pressure system wind and rain 970 - 990 mb
  • DEBT FOR NATURE - agree to stop logging for money
  • RURAL DE Population- loss of people and low birth rate in rural areas
  • DEPRIVATION - to lack some basic need education security equality
  • DISPLACED - people losing home due to conflict
  • DUMPING- selling goods abroad cheap. Steel from China
  • ECONOMIC MIGRANT - moves to find work
  • ENVIRON MENTAL REFUGEES - forced to leave home due to disaster
  • ESTUARY -Tidal part of a river where enters the sea
  • FORMAL JOBS - regular wage and controlled by the state
  • FREE TRADE - trade without limits
  • LONGSHORE DRIFT - movement material along a beach / coast
  • HARD ENGINEER ING  - working against natural processes
  • HYDRO LOGICAL CYCLE - flow of water through surface and atmosphere
  • INFILTR ATION - movement of water into the ground
  • INFORMAL SECTOR - irregular jobs, recycling to chores
  • INFORMAL SETTLEMENT - homes where households have no legal right to live, tenure. Shanty Towns
  • INNER URBAN - central older part of city
  • KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY - jobs requiring large education
    • KNOWLEDGE INTENSIVE SERVICES (KIS) - finance education
  • LAG TIME - time from peak rainfall to peak discharge
  • FLOOD - when a river exceeds it bankfull discharge
  • LEDC - less Economically DEvelopedCountry
  • LEVEES - banks on either side to contain flow
  • LOAD - sediment carried by a river
  • LOCAL DEVELOP MENT FRAME WORK - planning document for local areas after talking to locals (Consultation)
  • MANUFACTURING - making products from raw materials
  • MECHANISATION - increased use of machines
  • MICRO CREDIT - money given to people too poor for a bank loan to start a business
  • MEDC - More
  • MULTI LATERAL AID - involves aid from more then one country
  • NET OUT MIGRATION - a general movementpeople out of an area. More leave then arrive
  • NON GOVERN MENT ORGANI SATION - Water Aid charity to help people
  • NUTRIENT FLOW - flow of nutrients from one store to another
  • NUTRIENT STORE - place that store nutrient such as vegetation and soil
  • OVER ABSTRACT TION - more taken out ten replaced lead to drought
  • OVERLAND FLOW - water that flows over the ground surface
  • PASTORAL FARMERS- farmers who graze animals
  • POSITIVE MULTIPLIER EFFECT - positive chain off event triggers by new job in area
  • POST GLACIAL REBOUND - rising of earth crust after glaciation (Ice on it)
  • POVERTY LINE - A level of income below which you are poor.
  • PRECIPITATION - all forms of water moving from the sky to the ground
    • WATER STRESS - severe water shortage after drought
  • PRIMARY HEALTH CARE - first health immunisation
  • PRIMARY - raw material foods stuffs
  • TERTIARY - services
  • PRIVATE SECTOR - work for themselves or a company not controlled by government
  • PULL FACTORS - reason to move home
  • RAIN SHADOW - area located on the leeward side of mountain and have low rainfall
  • LEEWARDSIDE - down wind
    • WIND WARD - side faces into the wind
  • RAIN WATER HARVEST ING - collecting rainwater for use from a roof
  • Regional DEVELOP MENT FRAME WORK - plans in a region for roads, houses schools
  • RELIEF RAINFALL - precipitation caused by mountains forcing air to rise
  • REMITENCES - money sent back to home areas by migrants
  • REPOSSESS SION - loss of home to the bank
  • RETREAT - movement back of the land due to erosion
  • SAHEL - region of North Africa south Sahara desert
  • SAVANNA - ecosystem grasslands seasonal wet and dry
  • SEDIMENT - material carried in water (river / sea)
  • SELF EMPLOYED - people wh work for themselves
  • THRESHOLD POPULATION - Minimum people to make a business viable
  • SOCIO ECONOMIC - mix of social and economic
  • SOLUTION - dissolves rock
  • STANDARD OF LIVING - relative wealth
  • STORM SURGE- surge in the tide due to low pressure weather coastal flooding
  • SUSPENSION - time sediment and silt carried in water flow
  • SALTATION - bouncing of sediment
  • TOMBOLO - landform like a spit but connects coastline to an island
  • TRADIING BLOCS - trading partnerships between countries
  • TROPICAL RAIN BELT - ITCZ zone with lots of rain in tropics
  • TUNDRA - ecosystem the arctic regions
  • URBAN MICRO CLIMATE - climate in city influencedby building and traffic
  • WAVE CUT NOTCH - slot of rock with overhanging rock cut into the cliff by wave action
  • WAVE CUT PLATFORM - rocky shelf in front of a cliff
  • WATER STORES - place where water kept

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