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AS Geography Fieldwork


1. Geographical Context.
The river Caul Bourne flows north from the village of Calbourne to the Newton river, where it
discharges into the sea at Newtown Bay.
In Shalfleet in 1993 the river Caul Bourne flooded, due to heavy rainfall in
a short period of time.
In…

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identifying the shape, type and length. The channel gradient was also
calculated using clinometers.
We chose these methods because it was the most accurate way of
analysing the different parts that make up the section of the river that we
were working on. It also helped us to see exactly…

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3 2.27

Average 2.57









Pebble Rock Type Shape (powers) Length
1 Sandstone 4 9.5
2 Sandstone 1 6.2
3 Chalk 2 3.5
4 Flint 4 2
5 Flint 2 1.4
6 Sandstone 3 1
7 Chalk 4 3.1
8 Sanstone 4 7.2
9 Sandstone 2 3.4
10 Chalk 1 3.4…

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Average

Float (distance
travelled in 10
secs)

Reading Velocity (m/s)

1 7.80

2 7.70

3 7.30

Average 7.6









Pebble Rock Type Shape (powers) Length
1 Flint 2 7
2 Flint 4 6.3
3 Sandstone 1 5.4
4 Flint 2 3
5 Flint 2 6
6 Flint 2 12
7…

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SITE NAME: EAVES FARM WOODS O.S GRID REFERENCE:
413888

Distance 0 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0
(m)
Bank full
depth (cm)
Water depth
(cm)








Stream width: Bank full width: Wetted Perimeter:

Flow meter

Reading Velocity (m/s)

1 0.184

2 0.214

3 0.184

Average 0.194

Float (distance
travelled in 10…

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Pebble Rock Type Shape (powers) Length
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CHANNEL GRADIENT=Estimated Angle (clinometer):
VEGETATION %:







SITE NAME: O.S GRID REFERENCE:

Distance 0 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0
(m)
Bank full 0 50 49 58 57 60 56 40.5 0
depth…

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3 42.4

Average 43.4

Float (distance
travelled in 10
secs)

Reading Velocity (m/s)

1 0.89

2 32.16

3 24.12

Average 19.056









Pebble Rock Type Shape (powers) Length
1 Flint 4 9.3
2 Flint 2 9.9
3 Flint 4 7.2
4 Flint 4 6.6
5 Flint 2 3.9
6 Flint 4…

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7. The strengths of the fieldwork are that firstly a majority of the data
collected was primary therefore of helps us to improve the accuracy of
what we collected as any problems that occur whilst collecting the results
would have been sorted there and then. As well as that the…

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The data collection methods that were used were firstly that we measured
12m along the salt marsh and used 10 pins to see the different kinds of
plant life that the pins would come in contact with in 2m intervals along
the salt marsh. Secondly a soil sample was taken…

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The issues and conflicts involved in the management of the coast in the
Isle of Wight is that the area is a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest)
which means that you can't do much to it, as it is an important area of
marine habitat and is a European…

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