Lessons in this unit
What are river long and cross profiles?
How do rivers erode, transport and deposit their load?
Landforms of erosion: V-shaped valleys and interlocking spurs
Landforms of erosion: waterfalls and gorges
Landforms of erosion and deposition: meanders and oxbow lakes
Landforms of deposition: levees, floodplains and estuaries
Landforms in a UK river valley: The River Tees
How does the river drainage basin system work?
What are the human and physical factors that increase flood risk?
What are hydrographs and what do they show?
How can rivers be managed using hard engineering strategies?
Soft engineering river management (Part 1)
Soft engineering river management (Part 2)