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A - Level Geography AQA

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Collin Espeseth

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Flooding Damages

Property Damage Article
http://www.buildingconservation.com/articles/flood/flood.htm Hurricane Katrina:
Case Study One of the worst flooding events ever to hit an MEDC country.
Political ineptitude and racism magnified the devastation of this hurricane INTERACTIVE WORLD MAP VIEWER
Has political maps of all countries

http://www.mapsofworld.com/world-map-viewer.html Carlisle Flooding Casestudy -
Regular flooding occurs in Carlisle and has been managed for several years, however in 2005, Carlisle was unable to cope with the surge of water and it had disastrous consequences

http://www.geography.org.uk/resources/flooding/carlisle/impact Flood Management When the Levees Broke A documentary from film maker Spike Lee,
where he talks to the people of New Orleans about the events surrounding Hurricane Katrina. A Storm Hydrography Drainage Basin Erosion under a waterfall - undercutting The Long Profile of a River
- Usually from source to mouth Meandering Amazon River
- transporting a massive load, making
it look murky Flood plain pictures A man made levee River Characteristics Managing Flood Risk

Flooding is one of the most expensive natural disasters possible. Floods have massive consequences to peoples everyday lives and councils have to plan accordingly in order to minimize damage and assess flood risk properly. COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS POPULATION CHANGE WORLD CITIES PLATE TECTONICSAND
GLOBALIZATION Water Cycles: Worldwide
and Urban ENERGY ISSUES Gulf of Mexico ,Oil Leak 2010 -
http://www.geography.org.uk/resources/oilspill 3D World Density
by Settlement Area Population Density Changes in population World Map Population
Distribution by Settlement Map of China Population Pyramid of China Sampling Techniques at Hayling Island Geographical Investigation Process Spearman Rank Correlation Bing Maps
Free OS Maps of the UK
Birds Eye view option
Switches into several different views of the same area
http://www.bing.com/maps/ Google Maps
Has some good maps and has streetview
Has Google Earth which is an excellent program
http://maps.google.co.uk/ Great Mapping Software RIVERS AND
FLOOD MANAGEMENT AQA A-Level Geography Specification
Past Papers
Specimen Papers and More!
http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gce/humanities/geography_materials.php?id=10&prev=10 http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gce/humanities/geography_noticeboard.php?id=10&prev=10 Key Materials A - Level Geography AS A2 Oil Leak Crisis Links Lots of great news and case studies

A bunch of recommended websites and describtions from this pdf
http://www.geography.org.uk/download/GA_AUPGWG15Websites.pdf LONDON NEW YORK TOKYO Retailing http://ec.europa.eu/energy/publications/statistics/statistics_en.htm Europe Energy Mix Data UK Energy Mix
http://ec.europa.eu/energy/observatory/eu_27_info/doc/united_kingdom_2010_d2008.pdf http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8654138.stm http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gIXWYBTpLtSayJtg41LKXpxSxVPAD9GM4UJG0 One of the Biggest Oil Disasters
in World History Cumbria Flooding, November 2009 Live Weather -
Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans City Population Statistics
http://www.citypopulation.de/ Wind Power http://www.petervaldivia.com/technology/energy/wind-energy.php Possible Project
http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/ks4ict/idea12/ Vulcanicity Iceland Volcanoe http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/corporate/pressoffice/2010/volcano.html Impact on Britain
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/apr/18/iceland-volcano-ash-economy-airlines HEALTH ISSUES FOOD SUPPLY ISSUES ECOSYSTEMS CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES
AND CONFLICTS DESERT ENVIRONMENTS Sampling Techniques Megacities 10 million people! Tsunamis Earthquakes Libya Conflict Belfast and Northern Ireland Resource Wars Seperatism Regionalism Localism
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