Geography - Ecosystems at risk - Redhead Beach (Stage 6)
Students investigate an example of an ecosystem at risk in this coastal environment. The fieldwork undertaken includes an examination of natural and human impacts at this location and the management of this environment. Students collect information on the biophysical environment through the completion of data collection and measurement including the use of GPS. Students examine management in place and propose potential management of issues.
Examination of history at this location and how this impacts today (traditional and contemporary management)
Examination and measurement of coastal processes (biophysical factors)
Walk of area to survey human impacts, issues, management
Water quality testing
Identification of management strategies in a coastal environment
Use of specialist fieldwork equipment and technology (GPS)
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