Extreme environments

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Revising Extreme Environments

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Case studies and examples

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Required case studies

  • Case study of one cold environment to illustrate the issues [opportunities and challenges for mineral extraction in cold environments]
  • Case study of one arid environment to illustrate the issues [opportunities and challenges for mineral extraction in arid environments]
  • One case study illustrating the human and physical dimensions of desertification
  • One case study to highlight the issues [Increasing competition for access to resources in extreme environments]
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Required case studies

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Suggested examples [as an absolute minimum]

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Case study revision

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ee.1 The characteristics of extreme environments

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ee.2 Physical processes and landscapes

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ee.3 Managing extreme environments

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ee.4 Extreme environments futures

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