Freshwater revision lesson #1

Context

Context

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Physical processes

Drainage basin processes

Erosion, transportation and deposition

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Freshwater case studies

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Extended response exam style questions

Possible questions...

  • To what extent are floodplain landforms the result of river deposition? [10]
  • Compare the importance of river erosion and deposition in the development of floodplain landforms. [10]
  • ‘The prediction of floods is complex and includes many variables’. Discuss this statement. [10]
  • “People should not try to prevent rivers from flooding.” Discuss this statement. [10 marks]
  • 'You could suffer from being economically water scarce in the wettest place in the world.’ Discuss this statement using a range of examples. [10]
  • Discuss the role of different stakeholders involved in seeking a viable solution to a conflict about a named internationally shared water resource. [10]
  • “Multi-purpose schemes result in more benefits than problems.” Discuss this statement, referring to a named dam building scheme. [10]
  • Examine the role of a located integrated drainage basin management plan in balancing the needs of a number of different stakeholders [10]
  • Examine how human interference upon natural processes in one part of a drainage basin may impact wetlands in another area of the same drainage basin. [10]

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