September 2016 dear parent / guardian year 11 geography gcse fieldwork to the holderness coast - thursday 22nd september 2016 on thursday 22nd september our year 11 geographers will be undertaking fieldwork on the. Management of holderness coast assessment 1 management of the holderness coast (yr 11 assessment - time: 50 mins) read the introduction carefully and then answer the question below. Success in a controlled assessment in geography depends on the effective use of geography skills this section of the course assesses many skills.
The holderness coast is located on the east coast of england it extends 61km from flamborough in the north to spurn point in the south the holderness coastline is one of europe's fastest eroding at an average annual rate of around 2 metres per year. The holderness coast is in the north east of england the north of the coastline starts at flamborough head and ends at spurn point the coastline is against the north sea. High energy coast cliff erosion on holderness by bryan ledgard / cc by a level geography fieldwork half of all a level geography students visit our centres.
This feature is not available right now please try again later. The holderness coastline is made up of soft boulder clays (tills) left after the retreat of the devensian ice sheets about 12 000 years ago they can be seen on the coast, being rapidly eroded by the sea. Coastal environments this unit looks at the coast, its landforms and the processes that produce them vital parts of the coast are its ecosystems they are rich in biodiversity and resources.
This field-work study was carried out in the year 2000 as part of my gcse geography coursework at ryburn valley high school it is a study of the coastal erosion seen at flamborough head's north bay on yorkshire's east coast of the uk. 3a) wave approach the coast at an angle because of the direction of the prevailing wind the swash of the waves carries material up the beach at an angle the backwash then flows back to the sea in a straight line at 90. In the lower course of the river it opens into the tees estuary: there is a lot of deposition evidenced by mud flats at low tide the land use either side of the river is industrial, with oil refineries, aluminium smelters and so on. The holderness coastline: hornsea and mappleton coastal management this coastline is a well-used as a case study allowing students to observe one of the most vulnerable coastlines in the world which retreats at a rate of one to two metres every year. Start studying aqa gcse geography: holderness coast learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Tidal range at the holderness coast is very high and can reach up to 7 m sea level rise and land subsidence hulme and jenkins (1998) report that predicted changes in mean sea level around the uk. Invigorate your geography teaching with an internet geography cpd course develop your teaching skills and subject knowledge with our hands-on erosional landforms, coastal management and fieldwork on the holderness coast course. 4 wwwocrorguk gcse geography b eemplar c aniate work why is there a need to protect the coast at mudeford spit (hengistbury) introduction to investigate this question we travelled to weymouth (see study area maps), dorset to collect primary. Taking a break or withdrawing from your course home gcse study tools geography holderness coastline holderness coastline the holderness coast lies on.
Holderness coast location it's found along the east coast of england it's found between flamborough head (north) and spurn head (south), with mappleton in the middle. See all geography resources » related discussions on the student room how did you find aqa gcse geography 2017 » aqa gcse geography a unit 1: 4 june . By alex, jake, tom & kallum holderness coast is a 3-4km coastline along east england, east yorkshire at holderness coast, 1-2m of land is being eroded inwards every year this is affecting the life of humans near the coast and the farming that happens on the coast there. Posted in gcse, tagged coasts, controlled assessment, hengistbury head, ocr b, ocr b geography on october 19, 2014| leave a comment » year 11 - this is the booklet for your controlled assessment fieldwork to hengistbury head.
The holderness coastline is in the north of england and runs between the humber estuary in the south and a headland at flamborough head it has the unenviable reputation as the number one place in europe for coastal erosion, and in a stormy year waves from the north sea can remove between 7 and 10m of coastline. The holderness coastline is the fastest eroding coastline in europe a farm on the edge of the cliff is being lost to the sea and the owners are set to lose everything as insurance companies. The previous ice age (18,000 years ago) released large amounts of glacier deposits (boulder clay), which extended the holderness coast this form of glacier deposit is extremely vulnerable to erosion.