Flashcards in The River Tees Deck (11):
Where is the river tees?
North east England
Where is the mouth?
Features of the upper course
Steep V shaped valley
Waterfall - High Force
Why does it have to be managed?
Long history of flooding
Many homes and industries needing water supply m
What is Cow Green?
A reservoir built to provide water for the industries
How is the Tees managed?
Cutting off meanders
How has the Tees barrage made a difference?
Removes water to reduce risk of flooding downstream
How does dredging help?
Deep water channel
More room for water
Impact of defences on geomorphic processes
Dredging- more velocity = more erosion
Meander cut off = more erosion downstream
How does cutting off meanders help
Short route for water to travel across, moves faster and reduces flood risk