Wetlands Environmental Education Centre

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Geography - Coastal change and management, Stockton Beach

Students investigate causes, extent and consequences of human induced environmental change at Stockton Beach. Students discuss biophysical processes and collect data on the physical environment. They investigate and evaluate the management of environmental change in this coastal environment.

The program will include:

  • Introduction
  • Observing, describing and evaluating environmental management and change at this location
  • Data collection on aspects of the physical environment (e.g. Air temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction, long shore drift direction) and discussion biophysical processes
  • Construction of a vegetation transect using a vegetation field guide
  • Conduct an investigation of micro and macro plastics at this location
  • Field sketch
  • Examination of coastal processes

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