ENVS1 AQA land resources

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How are landscapes protected?
Preventing damaging activities
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How are visitors managed?
Provision of activities that don't damage the countryside e.g. paths made of sand/gravel
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How is landscape enhanced?
Restoration and development
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What is natural england responsible for?
Designating areas for landscape conservation
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Who designates national parks, what are their aims and how many NP's are there?
Natural england but owned individually. Aim to conserve and enhance their natural beauty, wildlife & cultural heritage. To promote understanding & enjoyment. To maintain rural economy. There are 15 NP's
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What are the conflicts of NP's?
Soil erosion, traffic, disturbance of wildlife, litter, displacement of local community
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Who designates heritage coasts and why are they protected?
Natural england. Protected for scenic value
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What does DEFRA stand for?
Department for environment, food and rural affairs
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What do local authorities designate?
Country parks and urban green space
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What does AONB stand for?
Area of Natural Beauty.
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Whats an example of a non-governmental organisation?
The National Trust
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What are the 6 major causes of land use conflicts?
Recreation&tourism, waste disposal, transport developments e.g. Heathrow terminal 5, urban expansion, harnessing energy e.g. wind farms, mining and quarrying
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What is space zoning?
Allocating different parts of an area to activities that would conflict if they were in the same place
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What is time zoning?
Allocating different time periods to activities that would conflict if they took place but at the same time
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What are some examples of planning controls?
Greenbelts: protect countryside, stop urban expansion/sprawling, planning only granted if appropriate. NP's: no urban development permitted unless its essential.
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What are the 3 main ways of assessing environmental impacts?
Cost-benefit analysis: gives financial value to all the components, leopold matrix: compares impacts out of 10, environmental impacts assessment: impacts are considered before permission is granted
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