Coping with the pressure

Jodie Goodacre
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A-Levels Geography (Crowded Coasts) Mind Map on Coping with the pressure, created by Jodie Goodacre on 04/28/2013.

Jodie Goodacre
Created by Jodie Goodacre over 6 years ago
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Coping with the pressure
1 Available space decreasing
2 Development increasing
3 Demand for space increases
4 Competition increasing
5 Conflict increasing
6 Coral reefs
6.1 Biodiversity
6.2 Protect low-lying coasts
6.3 Rich fish stocks
6.4 Recreation and tourism appeal
6.5 under threat from over fishing and pollution
6.6 Sensitive to temperature change and water quality
7 Mangroves
7.1 Trees and shrubs that grow in saline coastal habitats in the tropics and subtropics
7.2 Vital nurseries for fish and are rich in wildlife
7.3 Help create new land as the roots trap silt
7.4 Mangrove timber provides fuel and building material
7.5 Protection from storm surges
7.6 Asian tsunami 2004
7.6.1 Only 2 died in the area with mangroves whereas 6,000 died in a village without mangroves
8 Salt Marshes
8.1 Found along low coasts where boggy ground is flooded by sea water
8.2 Many UK salt marshes have been reclaimed for farm land
8.3 High biodiversity
8.4 Provide valuable habitats
8.5 Protect coastal areas
8.6 Threatened by human activity and changes associated with global warming
9 Dibden Bay, UK
9.1 Southampton, on the English South coast
9.2 One of the country's leading ports
9.3 Container-handling business has been booming in the UK for any years
9.4 In 2000, it became clear that the port needed to be expanded
9.5 Land reclamation has occurred
9.6 National need for more container-handling capacity
9.7 Southampton well placed for transatlantic container traffic
9.8 Job creation
9.9 Increased efficiency of the port
9.10 Beneficial knock-on effects in industries
9.11 More money in local economy
9.12 Threat to designated environmental areas
9.13 Dredging would be necessary
9.14 Risk of oil spills
9.15 Proximity to the New Forest National Park
9.16 Habitat loss
9.17 Visual impact
9.18 Traffic congestion increased by 50%
9.19 Urbanisation of a rural area
9.20 Adverse impact on quality of life
9.21 Port expansion better in east coast ports

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