GEO2 AS REVISION NOTES REBRANDING PLACES, CROWDED COASTS

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REVISION NOTES
EXAMINER'S TIPS:
This exam is designed to test both knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts as well as geographical
skills.

In order to ensure the highest possible grades you should be able to focus on the question set, to be able to use
resources effectively and to get…

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7. When you write about causes make sure you split it into physical and human.
8. Use relevant terms

ANSWERING FIELDWORK AND RESEARCH QUESTIONS
1. Read the question carefully if you are asked to describe a programme about fieldwork and research, you
need to talk about the methodology for your…

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If you have to read from a graph draw working lines on to help you get an accurate figure.

Isoline maps
1. They are lines on a map linking up all the places where something is the same.
2. If the place you are being asked about the on an…

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It allows you to show you a wide range of data onto an axis without having to draw onto one axis without
having to draw a large graph.

Choropleth maps
They show information using colours or patterns.

This shows how something varies between different areas.
In exams the diagrams are…

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PHILIP ALLAN LINKS:

November 2012issue-page 29-31 (land use mapping)

September 2012issue-page 22-24 (correlation and causation)

April 2012issue-page 2-5 (Abu Dhabi goes green-rebranding places), 20-21 (creating a fieldwork notebook) and
page 26-29 (Johannesburg: changing economic landscapes-rebranding places).

November 2011-page 8-12 (coastal erosion: study of conflict-crowded coasts) and 13-15 (edge lands-rebranding
places).…

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Biological weathering Seeds germinate as rocks grow and as they break rocks
fall apart.
Boulder clay Crushed rock absorbed in water from the last ice age.
Breakwaters They are usually concrete blocks or boulders deposited
off the coast. They force waves to break offshore and
so the wave's energy and…

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Eustatic changes A worldwide change of sea level which may be caused
by the growth and decay of ice sheets.
Eutrophication Excessive richness of nutrients in a lake or other body
of water, frequently due to runoff from the land.
Fetch The distance a wave has to travel.
Fjords A…

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Riprap Boulders piled up along the coast which absorb the
wave energy and so reduce erosion.
Sea change Australian term for coastalisation.
Sediment cells Stretches of coastline where erosion, deposition and
movement of sediment occur in isolation from adjacent
cells. They are the basic unit of cell management. Their
closed…

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INVESTIGATING THE GROWTH OF CONTRASTING CROWDED COASTS SUCH AS A UK RESORT COASTLINE AND A FOREIGN ONE, E.G. SPANISH COSTA
OR THE FLORIDA COAST.


KEY QUESTION: WHY ARE COASTAL ZONES SO FAVOURED FOR DEVELOPMENT?
This is a general question and does not need specific knowledge. In-depth case studies come later.…

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Coasts are very important, they are not only an economic advantage but due to the natural defences, it also
reduces the natural hazards.

Coasts are dynamic they are constantly changing.

WHY ARE COASTS DYNAMIC?




The coast is said to have a dynamic equilibrium, the balanced state of a system when…

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