Unit 2: Crowded Coasts

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

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1. What has Abbot's Hall Farm done in response to rising sea levels?

  • Retreated the Line to allow wetland to develop
  • Advanced the Line to increase the farm's capacity
  • Held the Line and built farm buildings on stilts to compensate for flooding
  • Planted mangroves to reduce flooding
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2. What is coastalisation?

  • The movement of people and their industries away from the coast
  • The movement of people to cities on the coastline such as Bournemouth
  • The movement of people and human activities to coastal areas
  • The process by which coasts develop more heavy industry

3. Which of these is not a pressure for development at the Southampton "honeypot" location?

  • Sailing and leisure craft
  • Nuclear industry development
  • Expansion of suburbs and villages
  • Industrial development of oil and shipping

4. What percentage of the Dorset employment is in tourism?

  • 15%
  • 30%
  • 80%
  • 5%

5. What is an HVCI?

  • A coastal structure that is economically worth protecting
  • A Shoreline Management Plan
  • A strategy for managed retreat
  • A town at risk from erosion


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