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WCC: Systems
Systems concepts and their application to the water and carbon cycles.
22  cards
WCC: Water Cycle - Global Distribution of Water Stores
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109  cards
WCC: Water Cycle - Processes Driving Change in the Magnitude of Water Cycle Stores Over Time
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87  cards
WCC: Water Cycle - Drainage Basins as Open Systems
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75  cards
WCC: Water Cycle - The Water Balance, Runoff Variation and Storm Hydrographs
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72  cards
WCC: Key Terms
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87  cards
WCC: Carbon Cycle - Global Distribution of Carbon Stores
Global distribution and size of major stores of carbon in the lithosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, biosphere and atmosphere.
115  cards
WCC: Carbon Cycle - Factors Driving Change in the Magnitude of Carbon Stores Over Time
Factors driving change in the magnitude of carbon stores over time and space including flows and transfers at plant, sere and continental scales: photosynthesis, respiration, decomposition, combustion, carbon sequestration in oceans and sediments, weathering.
68  cards
WCC: Carbon Cycle - Natural Causes of Change in the Carbon Cycle
Changes in the carbon cycle over time, to include natural variation: wildfires and volcanic activity.
48  cards
WCC: Carbon Cycle - The Carbon Budget and its Impact Upon Land, Ocean and Atmosphere
The carbon budget. The impact of the carbon cycle upon land, ocean and atmosphere including global climate.
67  cards
WCC: Water, Carbon and Climate - Human Interventions and Mitigating the Impacts of Climate Change
Human interventions in the carbon cycle designed to influence carbon transfers and mitigate the impacts of climate change.
47  cards
WCC: Tropical Rainforest Case Study - Amazon Rainforest
Case study of a tropical rainforest setting to illustrate and analyse the key themes in water and carbon cycles and their relationship to environmental change and human activity.
30  cards
WCC: River Catchment Case Study - River Exe
Case study of a river catchment at a local scale to illustrate and analyse key themes in water and carbon cycles and their relationship to environmental change and human activity, engage with field data and consider the impact of precipitation upon drainage basin stores and transfers and implications for sustainable water supply and flooding.
49  cards
Coasts: Key Terms
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56  cards
Coasts:: Coastal Management - Traditional Approaches
Hard and soft engineering.
46  cards
Coasts - Sea Level Change AGAIN
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23  cards
Hazards: Key Words
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68  cards
Hazards: Key Words Tests
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34  cards
Hazards: Multi-hazard Case Study - The Philippines
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6  cards
Hazards: Hazardous setting case study - Italy
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8  cards
WCC: Water Cycle - Processes of change at a local scale
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8  cards
WCC: Water Cycle - Factors affecting change in the water cycle over time
Changes in the water cycle over time: Natural variation - storm events and seasonal changes Human impacts - farming practices, land use change and water abstraction
58  cards
Hazards: The concept of hazards in a geographical context
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0  cards
Coasts: Coasts as natural systems
Systems concepts and their aplliction to the development of coastal landscapes. The concept of landform and landscape and how related landforms combine to form characteristic landscapes
34  cards
Coasts: Systems and processes - Energy
Souces of energy: winds, waves, currents and tides. Low energy and high energy coasts.
76  cards
Coasts: Systems and processes - Sediment sources, cells and budgets
Sediment sources, cells and budgets
20  cards
Coasts: Systems and processes - Geomorphological processes
Weathering, mass movement, erosion, transportation, deposition.
142  cards
WCC: Carbon Cycle - Human Causes of Change in the Carbon Cycle
Changes in the carbon cycle over time, to include human impact: hydrocarbon fuel extraction and burning, farming practices, deforestation and land use changes.
57  cards
WCC: Water, Carbon and Climate - The Role of Water and Carbon Cycles in Supporting Life on Earth
The key role of the carbon and water stores and cycles in supporting life on Earth with particular reference to climate.
8  cards
WCC: Water, Carbon and Climate - The Relationship Between the Water and Carbon Cycles in the Atmosphere
The relationship between the water cycle and carbon cycle in the atmosphere.
28  cards
WCC: Water, Carbon and Climate - The Role of Feedbacks in Cycles and their Link to Climate Change
The roles of feedbacks within and between cycles and their link to climate change and implications for life on Earth.
10  cards
WCC: Water, Carbon and Climate - Impacts of Climate Change
Climate change and implications for life on Earth.
18  cards
Coasts: Coastal landscape development - Landforms and Landscapes of Coastal Erosion
Origin and development of landforms and landscapes of coastal erosion: - cliffs and wave cut platforms - cliff profile features (caves, arches, stacks) Factors and processes in their development.
26  cards
Coasts: Coastal landscape development - Landforms and Landscapes of Coastal Deposition
Origin and development of landforms and landscapes of coastal deposition: - beaches - spits - tombolos - offshore bars - barrier beaches and islands - sand dunes Factors and processes in their development.
85  cards
Coasts: Coastal landscape development - Estuarine Landforms
Estuarine mudflat/saltmarsh environments and associated landscapes. Factors and processes in their development.
15  cards
Coasts: Coastal landscape development - Sea Level Change
Eustatic, isostatic and tectonic sea level change. Major changes in sea level in the past 10,000 years.
19  cards
Coasts: Coastal landscape development - Coastlines of Emergence and Submergence
Coastal landscapes of emergence and submergence. Origin and development of associated landforms: - raised beaches - marine platforms - rias - fjords - dalmatian coasts
16  cards
Coasts: Coastal landscape development - Impacts of Climate Change on Coasts
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6  cards
Coasts: Coastal Management - Sustainable Approaches
SMP and ICZM
22  cards
Hazards: Plate Tectonics
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59  cards
Hazards - Volcanoes
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35  cards
Hazards - Earthquakes
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24  cards
Coasts - Holderness
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0  cards

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