Flashcards in Geography- case study-CZ- rising sea levels- East Anglia Deck (7)
Name two settlements which are threatened
Overstrand and Happisburgh
What percent of East Anglias salt marsh could be lost by 2050?
What year did East Anglia suffer terrible storm surges and how many died?
How much does the Norfolk broads area make as a popular tourist attraction?
Over £5 million
What will be at risk from flooding?
Large areas of the lower Thames estuary (affecting industry, housing and farm land)
Valuable agricultural land
The Norfolk broads
What is being used to protect East Anglia?
Deliberate flooding (to allow salt marshes to reform)