case studies geography A2

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CASE STUDIES GEOGRAPHY Physical: Tenstmuir Highgate Wood Troopers Hills Bedford Drigg Sands Serengeti National Park Yasuni National Park Spanish steppes North American prairies Human: Sao Paulo, Mumbai Mumbai whitley bay Cambridgeshire Notting Hill Tenstmuir Topic: Psammosere succession A psammosere is a serial community; an ecological succession that began life on newly exposed coastal sand. Most common psammoseres are sand dune systems. Background: Tenstmuir is one of the most important and attractive coastal sand dunes system in Scotland In winter, the off-shore banks are home to a variety of interesting bird species such as oystercatchers, Eider ducks, and greyland geese. There is also a large seal…show more content…
This is sprayed with herbicide twice a year. The objective is to remove the non-native, invasive species completely Serengeti National Park Topic: tropical grassland biome Background It is located in the equator, between Tanzania and Kenya It has a size of 14,763 miles2 The average temperature is of 22.9 oC The driest month in the Serengeti is of 20 mm and the month wit the most precipitation is of 152 mm The amount of vegetation in the Serengeti is low due to the low rainfall abd because there is lots competition between plants for the water The main species in the National park are the: Acacia tree Baobab Cordon/ Bermuda/ Elephant grass Human impact Today, the Serengeti ecosystem is about 40% of what it historically was, much of this has to do with the development of agriculture and settlements. There are twenty tribes living around or in close proximity to the protected, and the increasing population causes a
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