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Mechanical Weathering
Freeze-thaw and Onion skin
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Chemical Weathering
Carbonisation and acid rain
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Mass movement
slides and slumps
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Hydraulic action
water crashing, compresses air putting pressure on rocks
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Abrasion
eroded particles rub against cliff
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Attrition
eroded particles smash into each other
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Solution
acid in sea water dissolves cliffs
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Destructive Waves
high frequency, high and steep, strong backwash.
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Constructive Waves
Low Frequency, low and shallow with strong swash
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Traction
Boulders roll along bottom
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Saltation
pebbles bounce along sea bed
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Suspension
clay floats in water
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Solution
Materials dissolve in water
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Deposition
the dropping of matieral
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Long shore drift
Materials transported along the beach in the direction of the prevailing wind
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Maldives - Economic
Loss of tourism, disrupted fishing.
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Maldives - Social
Houses destroyed, less fresh water.
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Maldives - Enviromental
Loss of beaches, Loss of soil.
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Maldives - Political
Japanese government to give $60 million for sea wall, pledged to become carbon neutral, Moving maldives.
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Coastal Erosion - Case study
Holderness
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Coastal Management - Case study
Holderness
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Coastal Habitat - Case study
Studness
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Adapted bay plants
Marram and Lyme Grass
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Dune protection
Broad walks, Fences, growing marram grass and Information signes
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Card 2

Front

Carbonisation and acid rain

Back

Chemical Weathering

Card 3

Front

slides and slumps

Back

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Card 4

Front

water crashing, compresses air putting pressure on rocks

Back

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Card 5

Front

eroded particles rub against cliff

Back

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