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CoastalErosion

Science - Coastal Erosion

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What happens to beaches when sea level rises? They move out to sea
The shape of a beach depends on 3 things. Name one thing. size of sand grains,amt of sand,size of waves
A hotel on the coast wants to stop its beach from eroding. Solution: BUILD A SEA WALL. What are the good and bad things? This solution will protect buildings, but it is expensive and will cause the beach to disappear completely.
Does melting sea ice make sea level rise? False - No
The L/D ratio of Mauna Kea beach is 100. If the sea level rises 2 meters, how far will the beach move? 200 meters
A hotel on the coast wants to stop its beach from eroding. Solution: USE SANDBAGS. What are the good and bad things? This solution will protect buildings, and it is not too expensive to put in, but it needs to be fixed often, so it is expensive to keep up and beach will get narrow
What happens naturally to a beach during WINTER? Sand moves out to the sea floor
Which of the following is most likely to put harbors, highways, and airports at risk for damage by climate change? Erosion, Surging and Flooding, Heat Waves, All of the above Surging and flooding
What is the English translation for aniau Climate
A hotel on the coast wants to stop its beach from eroding. Solution: REBUILD THE BEACH. What are the good and bad things? This solution will protect buildings, but it is VERY expensive, does not last long, and it can harm lots of land near and far away from the beach.
What happens naturally to a beach during SUMMER? Sand moves from the sea floor back to shore
What would you find if you visited the Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park? Place where people went if they broke a kapu
What does mo`olelo wahi pana mean in English? Important cultural places
Other than seasons, what can change the profile of a beach? Storms
A hotel on the coast wants to stop its beach from eroding. Solution: DO NOTHING. What are the good and bad things? This solution is best for the beach, and it is not expensive, but it will cause buildings and properties to be destroyed.
Which of the following will most likely hurt beaches on the island? Heat:waves, Fewer Trade Winds, Sea Level Rise or all of the above Sea Level Rise
Does the increasing storms make sea level rise? False - NO
What would you find if you visited Kaloko-Honokohau National Park? Ancient Hawaiian Settement
What is the #1 cause of flooding in coastal areas Storm surges
What can happen when sea levels rise? Salt water can hurt coastal crops and animals, birds, and plants can lose wetland habitat
Mauna and Doug live on the coast in Hawaii. Mauna heard there will be a small rise in sea level. She is worried that might cause flooding. Doug is not worried. He has heard that sea level needs to rise 3 feet before there is any flooding. Who is right? Mauna is right
The weather report says a very severe storm with high winds is coming to Hawaii, and will hit the island in the next 36- to 48 hours. What should people be most worried about? Storm surges
Created by: MrsJM