Your task is to visit the Adelaide metropolitan coastline and investigate its record of modern and historical patterns of erosion and landscape modification. For one selected site along the coast,...

Your task is to visit the Adelaide metropolitan coastline and investigate its record of modern and historical patterns of erosion and landscape modification. For one selected site along the coast, answer the following questions: 1. Provide historical evidence of the ways in which the environment at this site was significantly different to how it appears today. Describe the geological characteristics of this past environment that have since undergone modification, and support your statements using historical accounts, archival photographs or any other appropriate records. 10 marks 2. Provide your own observations for current landscape modification issues at this site. Support your observations with maps, photographs or aerial imagery of key problems, and describe the major causes that have contributed to them. 10 marks 3. Discussthe current ways in which landscape modification is being managed at this site, and comment on the advantages and disadvantages of a range of solutions that could be implemented. You should consider their relative feasibility and sustainability, their economic and aesthetic impacts, and speculate on how engineering innovations or environmental initiatives might assist the management and preservation of Adelaide’s coastal environments.
May 05, 2021

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