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does erosion occur on the outter or inner bend of the meander?
Outter
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where does deposition occur on the meander?
Inner
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Does the neck of the meander become wider or narrower?
Narrower
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when does the river break through the neck.. during a ?
Flood
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the old meander is sealed off by a...?
deposition
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then what is formed at the end?
Oxbow lake
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Flood management techniques
which ones are hard or soft?
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Flood plain zoning?
Showing on a map where you can and cant build (SOFT)
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Straightening and deepening the channel
cutting bits of the river out (HARD)
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Afforestation
planting trees (SOFT)
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Constructing a DAM
building a big concrete wall (HARD)
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Advantage of hard engineering techinques
it always works to control flooding using dams and dykes
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Disadvantages
cost money, destroys habitats and species, destroys scenery by building a huge wall by the river
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where does deposition occur on the meander?

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Does the neck of the meander become wider or narrower?

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when does the river break through the neck.. during a ?

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the old meander is sealed off by a...?

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