Coastal Environments: CBA (Cost-Benefit Analysis)

A set of flash cards on CBA (Cost-Benefit Analysis) for A-Level or AS Edexcel Geography. Please let me know if these were helpful, and if there are any improvements you wish to suggest.

What is CBA used to help decide?
Whether defending a coastline is worth the money.
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Why is CBA considered controversial?
It only involves economic impact and not humanitarian impact.
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Why does the value of property impact whether help is given?
The higher the property value, the more likely it is that help will be given.
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What type of cost does worry and stress come under? (Hint: H__)
Human Costs
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What type of cost does the value of biodiversity and scenic beauty come under? (Hint: E__)
Environmental Costs
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Where is Happisburgh, a key case study, located?
North Norfolk
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What SMP policy is, and will be, adopted in Happisburgh?
No active intervention
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Approximately how much is the median cost of building coastal defences at Happisburgh?
£6 million
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What is the approximate cost of groynes, each?
£7000
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What is the approximate cost of sea walls per metre?
£3000-£4000
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What is the approximate cost of revetments per metre?
£2000
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What is the approximate cost of rock armour per metre?
£3000
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What is the approximate cost of gabions per metre?
£100
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Card 2

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Why is CBA considered controversial?

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It only involves economic impact and not humanitarian impact.

Card 3

Front

Why does the value of property impact whether help is given?

Back

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Card 4

Front

What type of cost does worry and stress come under? (Hint: H__)

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What type of cost does the value of biodiversity and scenic beauty come under? (Hint: E__)

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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