fieldwork

HideShow resource information
Coastal flood risk/ management strategies
FIELDWORK: 1. Beach profiling. 2. Wave counts. 3. Flood risk mapping. 4. Sketching/ photographing. 5. Bi-polar analysis. 6. Mapping sea defences
1 of 12
Investigating land use
FIELDWORK: 1. Land use survey. 2. EQA. 3. Pedestrian count. 4. Index of Tourism Impact. 5. Comparison with archive photos. 6. Interview at Tourism Office.
2 of 12
Tourist pressure/ conflict at Studland
FIELDWORK: 1. Questionnaire. 2. Footfall survey. 3. Percentage of marram grass. 4. Bi-polar EQIs.
3 of 12
Profiling an area in need of rebranding
FIELDWORK: 1. EQI survey. 2. Place-check form. 3. Photographs. 4. Questionnaire.
4 of 12
Investigating the success of rebranding
FIELDWORK: 1. Compare archive photos to modern-day view. 2. Place-check form. 3. Photos or videos. 4. Cappuccino survey. 5. Record any derelict/ vacant buildings.
5 of 12
Definition: The violent shaking of the ground caused by the release of built-up stress along faults
>Kashmir, Pakistan, 2005 >7.6 Magnitude >Around 75,000 dead > Over 3.5 million homeless >On boundary of Eurasian and Indian plates >Only 199/500 hospitals open
6 of 12
Definition: A mountain, typically conical, with a crater that allows hot lava, ash and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface
>Sakurajima, Japan, 1914 > Only 35 deaths (actually from a secondary earthquake) >There was an evactuation >1m of ash fell up to 20km away >Small tsunami created >Lava filled 400m channel, connecting mainland and island > Many boats damaged
7 of 12
Definition: The mass movement of debris down a slope
> Haiyuan, China, 1920 >Triggered by a 8.5 magnitude earthquake > Killed over 100,000 people >Covered an entire village >Water tremors felt in Norway >Damaged water systems, infrastructure and wildlife habitats.
8 of 12
Definition: The inundation of the land through the overflowing of a body of water. Frequent hazard in 33% of the world, affecting over 80% of the global population
>Pakistan, 2010 >Due to monsoon rains & variations in the jet stream >Worst floods since 1920s >At worst, 1/5 of area along Indus River was under water > Killed 1,600 >Affected 17 million >Agricultural land was lost >Bridges and roads were destroyed
9 of 12
Definition: A disturbance of the atmosphere, with wind, rain, thunder, lightning or snow
>Hurricane Katrina, USA, 2005 >Category 4 >Produced a 6m storm surge >New Orleans is below sea level >Its levees couldn't cope >1,200 drowned >1 million homeless >People fled to Superdome (unhygenic) >Petrol prices ^ in US and UK >Looting
10 of 12
Definition: An extended period of time of water deficiency
>Australia, 2000-2006 >Worst drought for 100 years >Wheat yield went from 25m tonnes - 9m tonnes >GDP reduced by 0.75% >Cost over $4billion in drought assistance >Bushfires >Energy prices ^ as no hydroelectric power
11 of 12
Flooding: >700,000 properties at risk >Flooding of Thames Barrier could cost £12b >EG: July 2007, parts of S London were under 2ft of water. Drought:> CC is increasing likelihood >EG: 2012, due to 2 years of below-average rainfall
Heat Waves:>Central L. can be 10C ^ than greenbelt >CC increasing frequency >EG: 2003, temps 10C ^ than normal >600 died (dehydration) Tornadoes: >Up to 50/year, most in Europe >EG: 2006, NW London, injured 6, ripped off a school roof, damaged houses
12 of 12

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

FIELDWORK: 1. Land use survey. 2. EQA. 3. Pedestrian count. 4. Index of Tourism Impact. 5. Comparison with archive photos. 6. Interview at Tourism Office.

Back

Investigating land use

Card 3

Front

FIELDWORK: 1. Questionnaire. 2. Footfall survey. 3. Percentage of marram grass. 4. Bi-polar EQIs.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

FIELDWORK: 1. EQI survey. 2. Place-check form. 3. Photographs. 4. Questionnaire.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

FIELDWORK: 1. Compare archive photos to modern-day view. 2. Place-check form. 3. Photos or videos. 4. Cappuccino survey. 5. Record any derelict/ vacant buildings.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Geographical skills and fieldwork resources »