Lessons in this unit
Why are rivers important?
What are the features of a drainage basin?
How does the river drainage basin system work?
What are the features of a river's long profile?
Erosion and transportation
How do waterfalls form?
What are the processes operating across meanders?
What are floodplains and how do they form?
What are the causes of flooding within drainage basins?
How can we manage the flood risk?
An example of a flood event in the UK
How can we respond to flood events?