Erosion & Transportation & more

Saltation (transport)
Larger particles bounce along the river bed eg Pebbles or gravel
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Suspension (transport)
Fine material carried in the water eg Clay or silt
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Solution (transport)
Substances dissolved in the water eg Limestone makes water acidic
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Traction (transport)
Very large particles are pushed along the river bed eg Boulders
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Corrosion / Solution (erosion)
Where acids in the water react with the rocks in the river bed and bank
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Attrition (erosion)
Where stones in transport are thrown at one another
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Corrasion / Abrasion (erosion)
Stones being transported are thrown at the river bed eroding them
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Hydraulic action (erosion)
The force of water
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Eustatic
Change in sea level relative to land height (global)
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Isostatic
Change in land height relative to sea level (localised)
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Emergent landform examples
Raised beaches, rasied wave cut platforms, relic cliffs
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Submergent landforms (caused by...)
Caused by isostatic fall in land or eustatic rise in sea level
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Emergent landforms (caused by...)
Caused by isostatic rise in land or eustatic fall in sea level
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Submergent landform examples
Rias, fjords, dalmatian cliffs
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What was the theory of Boserup?
If natural resources are going to run out, poeple will find a way to increase production
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What was the theory of Malthus?
Natural resources will not keep up with population causing crisis points
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Card 2

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Fine material carried in the water eg Clay or silt

Back

Suspension (transport)

Card 3

Front

Substances dissolved in the water eg Limestone makes water acidic

Back

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Card 4

Front

Very large particles are pushed along the river bed eg Boulders

Back

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Card 5

Front

Where acids in the water react with the rocks in the river bed and bank

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