1 - Drainage basin hydrology and geomorphology

This sub unit investigates the idea of a drainage basin as an open system. It looks at what river discharge is and the factors which impact it. The formation of landforms are also explored.

Image One - Long Profile of a River

Taken From: http://coolgeography.co.uk/A-level/AQA/Year%2012/Rivers_Floods/Long%20profile/Long%20profiles.htm

Taken From: http://coolgeography.co.uk/A-level/AQA/Year%2012/Rivers_Floods/Long%20profile/Long%20profiles.htm

Geographic Inquiry

How physical process influence drainage basin systems and landforms.

Synthesis, Evaluation and Skills

How natural processes or human interference in one part of a drainage basin may bring spatial interactions with other parts/places.

How water management actions take place at personal to global scales.

How water cycling and water system flows can be represented graphically.