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Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury 2007 (DVD)

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Pumpkin Interactive

ISBN: 9781843773351

Price: £61.99

Member price: £51.98


A freak weather event, or a disaster waiting to happen? Explore the physical and human causes of the Tewkesbury 2007 flood with this resource that looks in detail at runoff, infiltration rates and the factors affecting storm hydrographs. First hand accounts from residents and businesses bring home the immediate and long-term economic, social and environmental impacts of the flood. The sustainability of a variety of hard and soft management strategies, including forecasting and telemetry are then discussed with analysis from the Environment Agency and Severn Trent Water. Suitable for units on rivers, flooding, extreme weather.

  • Chapter 1: Tewkesbury floods
  • Chapter 2: Why did Tewkesbury flood? Human causes
  • Chapter 3: Why did Tewkesbury flood? Physical causes
  • Chapter 4: Reducing Risk: Hard engineering
  • Chapter 5: Reducing Risk: Soft engineering

Each resource includes a fantastic bank of teaching resources and student activities, designed and written by Bob Digby educational consultant, GCSE principal examiner and author of numerous geography text books.