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YEAR 10 GEOGRAPHY

ELECTIVE
THE IMPORTANCE OF COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS
CHAPTER 3.1 PEARSON TEXTBOOK PAGES 86-89
CAUSES OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
PEOPLES IMPACT ON COASTS
CHAPTER 3.2 PEARSON TEXTBOOK (PAGE 90 -93 )

HOW DID THE INVESTIGATION GO?


HOW PEOPLE CAN IMPACT COASTS
Development in Dubai
Proposed Perth Outer Harbour Port
Through litter with Indian Ocean Garbage patches.
Through Marina proposals along the WA coast.

HUMAN LAND POLLUTION IS A MANMADE IMPACT THAT AFFECTS OUR


COASTLINES.

CAUSES OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE


PEOPLES IMPACT ON COASTS
GHOST NETS

Video link Ghost Nets


MIDWAY _ Ghost Nets (3:48 minutes)
https://vimeo.com/6739474

CLIMATE CHANGE IS HUMAN INDUCED AND HAS


IMPACTS UPON OUR COASTLINE

Observed by:
1. Sea Level Rise
2. More frequent and severe storm events causing erosion
Both affecting our coastal environment.

SEA LEVEL RISING


Review video NASA: Sea
levels rising as a result of
human-caused climate
change video | Science |
The Guardian. 1:56 mins.
https://www.theguardian.com/
science/video/2015/aug/28/na
sa-sea-levels-rising-human-c
limate-change-video

PERTH - SEA LEVEL RISING

HUMAN SOLUTIONS TO MANAGE COASTLINES


PROTECTIVE OR RESTORATIVE STRATEGIES

Battling erosion on the Gold Coast. 5:33 mins. June 2013.


Impact of Cyclone Oswald. Exposing a bigger problem.

http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/526193/battling-erosionon-the-gold-coast

NEW TERMS
PROTECTIVE OR RESTORATIVE
STRATEGIES
HARD OR SOFT ENGINEERING
See the worksheet question (Q4-6) and described in
the textbook Chapter 3.3 Pearson page 94-97.