Schools, hospital services and travel have been disrupted after Storm Desmond brought winds, torrential rain and flooding to parts of the UK.
The area is estimated to have received more than 10% of its average yearly rainfall in two days alone. Rivers burst their banks, sending water coursing into nearby towns and cities.
Britain should turn swathes of its upland pastures into woodland to help prevent flooding, according to a former environment minister, Lord Rooker.
Good case simple case study to give depth to your knowledge on how people respond to flooding.
A new exhibition profiles a number of Somerset residents whose lives were changed by months of flooding one year ago.
Residents of Mozambique’s Zambezia province are accustomed to picking up their belongs and heading for higher ground during the wet season. But even by local standards, the onslaught in January 2015 has been unusual. Check out these fascinating images.
The study says the number of reported major flood events has increased, but in parallel with population growth and a boom in building in vulnerable areas.
A family spends £70,000 lifting their entire home off the ground to avoid a repeat of this year’s flood misery. How are people trying to protect themselves to avoid a repeat of last winters flooding? (Coping and responding to the effects of flooding).
YouTube access required. Try to name the different flows/transfers, inputs and outputs as you enjoy the tinkling music 😉
Are the past floods a reason for a drop in tourist numbers in Somerset this year?
The UK government is discussing new rules to stop farmers contributing to flooding through poor land management.
Before and after images of the areas affected by the Somerset floods this winter.
Dredging work has begun on the River Parrett after floods which left nearly 30,000 acres of the Somerset Levels under water.
For your exam UNIT 1 paper you need: A case study of flooding in a rich part of the world and one from a poorer area – the different effects of and responses to flooding.
A recent case study and how it fits within your syllabus (list of things to learn for the exams) for Water on The Land at GSCE and Rivers at AS level.
Homework / Independent study for Mrs Muskett’s year 10 GCSE Geography class.
An excel file to help you draw cross sections of a river. Used for GCSE controlled assessment, AS unit 2 exam or A2 unit 4 exam.
A little bit of information about your forthcoming controlled assessment.