A level Physical Geography: Coasts Part 2

Made this quiz with my benefit in mind but you are welcome to try it
Sorry if some of the vocab is different to what you use
From Edexcel exam board
Will try to update as i get further through the course
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Last updated: February 20, 2021
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SMP; Involves making decisions about how coastal erosion and flooding should be managed along the whole coastal system
Shoreline Management Plan
Marram grass planted to reinforce dunes
Dune stabilisation
Allows nature to 'take its course', eroding cliffs and land deemed invaluable
No active intervention
ICZM; Complete sections of coasts are managed as a whole
Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Addition of sand or pebbles to an existing beach to make it higher or wider
Beach Nourishment
Drowned river valley caused by sea level rise
Sea level fall
Marine regression
Involves building defences out to sea, effectively creating new land
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Short term change in sea level caused by low air pressure
Storm Surge
Timber or rock structures built at right angles to the coast
Sea level rise
Marine transgression
When land rises or falls, relative to the sea
When sea level itself rises or falls
Occurs when erosion gets behind coastal defences leading to rapid coastal erosion inland and undermining of defences
Glacial deposition
Maintaining the current position of the coastline
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Sloping structures placed at the foot of a cliff that breaks the waves energy
Flooded valleys parallel to the coast
Dalmation Coast
Flooded U-shaped valley
A project that has social, economic and environmental benefits and lasts for a significant amount if time
Sustainable Management
Large rocks placed at the foot of a cliff creating a permeable barrier to the sea
Rock Armour
Partially submerged rock barriers, designed to break up waves before they reach the coast
Offshore breakwater
Curved, concrete walls to reflect waves back into the sea
Sea Wall
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