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    Sand Dune Study: Gullane

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    ALL OF YOUR RESULTS…..I NEED TO SEE THIS ASAP Gullane Sand Dune Study Name: Alina Fowler Candidate Number: 060313725 Centre Number: Contents Introduction About Gullane Aims Collection of Data Equipment Sampling Strategy Soil Moisture Vegetation Human Impact Relief Fauna pH Theoretical Sand Dune Model Results Soil Moisture Vegetation Human Impact Relief Fauna pH Results Conclusion Evaluation References Introduction Sand dunes act as a natural barrier against coastal storms and beach

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    utilization of wetlands for landfills and also the development of sand dunes for property and recreational functions have all had negative effects on Australia's coastal areas. The removal of vegetation has seen a big reduction in variety and conjointly noncontinuous the natural processes which kind involved coastal ecosystems. Beaches, as an example, are shaped by an ongoing cycle of erosion and deposition of sand. Storms erode beaches of their sand, that is then re-deposited by massive waves. Over time,

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    The Sand Dune The definition of loyalty means giving or showing a firm and constant support or allegiance to a person or institution. Being loyal in a certain situation could assist certain dilemmas you come across. Unfortunately, my friends and I were not loyal to each other, thus leading to many complications. It was brisk as we gathered around a wooden table to discuss the day’s events in order to conquer the colossal sand dune that stood in front of us. We would begin at the observation center

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    Heart of Sand, written by Anne-Marie Oomen, takes readers on a journey to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park. Though the title may sound like it is talking about sand, the essay has a much deeper underlying meaning then that of just sand. The author, having visited the area, allows the readers to use all of their senses throughout the text to get a vivid detail image of the area. This detailed image that we as readers can see, allows us to make a deeper connection to the text and to

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    is Great Sand Dunes in Colorado. I think that it is the most valuable because there is a great diversity of habitats and animals there. Alpine Tundra is the highest ecosystem at Great Sand Dunes. The conditions are too harsh for trees to live there, but wild flowers, pikas, marmots, ptarmigans, and bighorn sheep live happily in these challenging conditions. The dune field with the tallest dunes in North America spreads across 30 square miles. These dunes are a place of extremes; the sand surface can

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    Sand Dunes The Importance of Vegetation Sand dunes are a valid indication of the quality of the soil and the surrounding ocean. When vegetation is established in sand dunes, it stabilises it- i.e. gives the dunes structure. This structure helps prevent erosion by using the plant life to trap the sand. Without these plants (and ultimately the sand dunes) sand will be subject to many natural forces without protection, meaning any major storm could theoretically remove large amounts of sand from

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    A tombolo is a sand spit connecting a rocky outcrop or island to the mainland. So this forms a barrier between Botany Bay and Bate Bay. The two areas of study visited were Wanda Beach and the Greenhills Beach development. A healthy dune system contains a primary and secondary dune defined by the start of vegetation as you progress from the swash and berm. The vegetation helps stabilise the landform helping to protect it from erosion, it also helps the soil in the secondary dune to become more stable

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    Coastal dune systems serve as a natural alternative to hard engineering defence methods. They act as a barrier which contribute to the stabilization of the coastal landscape and protects it when coastal disasters occur. During storms, waves flatten the beach and collapse the dune facing the beach, realising sand offshore and creating large bars in the surf zone. These sandbars cause waves to break further offshore, and following the storm, waves with less height return the eroded sand slowly from

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    My philosophy is like a sand dune made up of countless grains of sand that represent each life experience, it is not solid and immovable, it has the ability to bend and shape itself to an ever-changing world always improving, growing and learning from the new grains of sand added with each new experience. I keep this philosophy in mind with my students, they truly desire to build their own dune from their personal experiences and they can if they have access to a nurturing, guiding mentor that

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    Costa Rica One inescapable fact every tourist will notice when visiting Coast Rica is the lush green rainforest, abundance of wild animals and unspoiled beaches. The hideous landscape is home to some of the most amazing animals in Central America such as jaguars and toucans. The warm turquoise waters are great for surfing even as you hike across strings of active volcanoes in the tropical paradise. The popular visitor attractions in Costa Rica include Nosara Beach in Nicoya Peninsula and the Arenal

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