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Coast Snap. Sea foam. Coastal development. Coasts teaching. Jetski. Inland seas. Dilatancy. Coasts teaching. Mrs R □ sur Twitter : "I find that KS4 struggle to link answers with economic development so had a go at creating a little cheat sheet for their books. Tried to cover all topics. I’d welcome some thoughts please #teamgeog & improvements.… Best piers. Best beaches. Eustatic change. Lengths of coastlines. Coastal safety. Coastal landfill (waste management) Island making. Coastal processes. Coastal access. Coastal impact + management.

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Coastal features / geomorphology. Waves. Tides. Isostatic change. Sand dune coasts. Salt marsh coasts. "Did sea define the land or land the sea?" Seamus Heaney. Animated #map shows mean temperature over a year. #edchat #geoteacher. What's at the opposite side of the Arctic Ocean. The Hull tidal barrier protects 17,000 properties from #flooding - watch our time-lapse footage of it in action. In an effort to shake off their teenage image in the early 70s the Beach Boys considered changing their name to The Beach. Coastal views from the United Kingdom. Stumpy Point LSD and spit, NC, USA (Timelapse – Google Earth Engine)

My Walk of Life with Quintin Lake. Photographer Quintin Lake is walking 10,000km around the edge of Britain, capturing the ‘surprises, beauty and strangeness’ of our coastline.

My Walk of Life with Quintin Lake

Interview by Matthew Jones I am walking and photographing the entirety of the British coastline. The project is called The Perimeter and I envisage it will take five years to complete. There is nothing as profound as the experience of a landscape on foot. You meet people and discover little things that you wouldn’t notice if you were moving faster. I’m walking from dawn to dusk, carrying all my kit and mostly wild camping.

I started at St Paul’s Cathedral, because it is iconic and symbolically it felt like the centre of London. I take about 400 photographs per day. My focus is on lesser-known stretches of coastline rather than well-known landmarks. The walking is difficult. The Isle of Grain in north Kent is particularly strange and remote. There’s much more to our coastline than the honeypot stretches. Find out more and purchase prints at. Ast Lines. Coasts are a more complex geographical entity than you might believe.

ast Lines

Benjamin Hennig maps the world's coasts to learn more The question about the length of the world’s coastlines is not as easy to answer as it would initially seem. The British mathematician and meteorologist Lewis Fry Richardson was among the first to investigate this phenomenon of the fractal nature of boundary lines in the early twentieth century. The rougher coastlines are, the more of a fractal nature they have and the more difficult it becomes to determine their length since this changes when looking at it using different scales and resolutions. Richardson’s fellow mathematician, Benoit Mandelbrot, further investigated this phenomenon by looking at the length of the coast of Britain. These theoretical notions do not even consider the dynamic nature of planet Earth.

Measuring the length of a coastline therefore is complex, and any induction will remain imperfect. Education pack worksheets. You can download individual worksheets from here COASTAL PROCESSES: WORKSHEET 1 Introduction to beaches.

Education pack worksheets

What and where are they? Who needs them? Green Infrastructure Mapping Guide. Overview Communities experiencing increasing incidents of coastal flooding are looking for relief.

Green Infrastructure Mapping Guide

This online guide shows spatial analysts how to incorporate nature-based solutions, or green infrastructure, into their GIS work. A GIS work plan is provided, along with examples, process guidance, case studies, and templates. This Guide Features A step-by-step process. What is a living shoreline? Living shorelines are a green infrastructure technique using native vegetation alone or in combination with offshore sills to stabilize the shoreline.

What is a living shoreline?

Living shorelines provide a natural alternative to ‘hard’ shoreline stabilization methods like stone sills or bulkheads, and provide numerous benefits including nutrient pollution remediation, essential fish habitat provision, and buffering of shoreline from waves and storms. Living shorelines are known to store carbon (known as carbon sequestration), which keeps carbon out of the atmosphere. Continued use of this approach to coastal resilience will result in increased carbon sequestration and storage, potentially mitigating the effects of climate change. Living Shorelines Support Resilient Communities Living shorelines use plants or other natural elements—sometimes in combination with harder shoreline structures—to stabilize estuarine coasts, bays, and tributaries. Mystery image (starter)

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