Unit 2: Crowded Coasts

40 questions, mainly on case studies for Unit 2: Coasts. Hope it's useful :)

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1. Which of these is not a problem caused by the Fawley Oil Refinery?

  • Warm effluent affecting the foodweb and ecosystem
  • 50,000 trees and shrubs planted
  • June 2010 20 barrels of vacuum gas oil leaked into Southampton Water
  • A 1989 oil spill that killed 800 birds
  • Salt marsh reduced by the growing refinery
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2. How much can sea walls cost per metre?

  • Over £200,000
  • Up to £10,000
  • Around £1,500
  • Under £5,000

3. How many people work at Fawley?(2016)

  • 250
  • 2300
  • 1500
  • 3000

4. Which of these species do not live in the Dorset SSSI sand dunes?

  • Black Widow Spider
  • Ladybird Spider
  • Dorset Heath Nightjar
  • Marsh Gentian

5. Which of these is not an impact of climate change on Holderness?

  • Inundation of salt marshes around Spurn head
  • The main railway line and ferry port will flood
  • More wave energy removing more material by longshore drift
  • A 30cm sea level rise bringing waves closer inshore

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