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Coasts intro

  1. 1. What are the different factors that affect the nature / type and shape of the coastline? How important are waves in influencing... erosion? transportation? deposition? What are the main erosional / depositional landforms? How have sea level changes impacted upon coastal landforms? How is the coastline used and how has it changed? How is the coast managed? Study a coastal hazard and how it can be managed.
  2. 2. What are the different factors that affect the nature / type and shape of the coastline? 1. Describe what you are looking at...use textbook to identify the landform. 2. What has factors have created the landform? 3. Is there any human influence?
  3. 3. Human Buildings Pollution Tourism and recreation Terrestrial Sea defences Conservation Tectonics (plate movement Global warming Atmospheric: and volcanic activity) Geology (Rock type and Gravity structure) COASTS Solar energy Weathering Climate Deposition (precipitation, Biotic features Marine temperature, winds, glaciations) Waves Tides Salt spray Biotic features

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