Cold Environments
The four key areas of the option 1 Defining and locating cold environments 2 Climatic processes and their causes 3 Distinc...
<ul><li>Key question 1 . </li></ul><ul><li>Defining and locating cold environments </li></ul><ul><li>Sub questions </li></...
Present day location of glacial areas
Different types of cold areas
Ice Ages over time
Pleistocene and Holocene
Theories Milankovitch
Theories Milankovitch
<ul><li>Snow fall </li></ul><ul><li>Nivation/ice crystals </li></ul><ul><li>Firn / neve stage </li></ul><ul><li>Sintering ...
The glacial system
<ul><li>Dramatic fast </li></ul><ul><li>Basal sliding </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic flow </li></ul><ul><li>Central movement </...
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Glacier Presentation

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  1. 1. Cold Environments
  2. 2. The four key areas of the option 1 Defining and locating cold environments 2 Climatic processes and their causes 3 Distinctive landforms and landscapes 4 Challenges and opportunities
  3. 3. <ul><li>Key question 1 . </li></ul><ul><li>Defining and locating cold environments </li></ul><ul><li>Sub questions </li></ul><ul><li>Where are the cold environments today? </li></ul><ul><li>How many ice ages have their been? </li></ul><ul><li>What factors caused the ice ages to occur? </li></ul><ul><li>Are all cold environments the same? </li></ul><ul><li>How do glaciers form their movement and the system which sustains them </li></ul>
  4. 4. Present day location of glacial areas
  5. 5. Different types of cold areas
  6. 6. Ice Ages over time
  7. 7. Pleistocene and Holocene
  8. 8. Theories Milankovitch
  9. 9. Theories Milankovitch
  10. 10. <ul><li>Snow fall </li></ul><ul><li>Nivation/ice crystals </li></ul><ul><li>Firn / neve stage </li></ul><ul><li>Sintering </li></ul><ul><li>Slow growth rate in polar areas </li></ul>Stages of formation of glacier.
  11. 11. The glacial system
  12. 12. <ul><li>Dramatic fast </li></ul><ul><li>Basal sliding </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic flow </li></ul><ul><li>Central movement </li></ul>Glacial movement

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