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2. What are the human threats to geodiversity

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  • Climate change Land management e.g. dams influencing upstream and downstream impac Pelz, 1997)
  • Smoking, drinking and lack of exercise
  • Water vapour and disease e.g. Cholera, 1956 outbreak in Charnwood

3. What type of rock lies above the unconformity?

  • Mercia Mudstone
  • Shepshed sandstone
  • Coal measures
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4. How many Ma was Triassic Period from?

  • 290-355 Ma
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  • 205-250 Ma
  • >560 Ma

5. Geodiversity is defined as;

  • Components of geodiversity that are important to humans for purposes other than resource exploitation; things we would wish to retain for present and future generations (Eberhard, 1997)
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  • Natural range of geological, geomorphological and soil features (Gray, 2004)
  • Conservation of geodiversity for its intrinsic ecological and heritage values (Dixon, 1996)


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