Geog101_FieldReport_Apr10_Friday

Geog101_FieldReport_Apr10_Friday - SAN FRANCISCO STATE...

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SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY Department of Geography & Human Environmental Studies Geog 101, Our Physical Environment What to hand in: Staple your data sheets to the back of this completed handout and submit Geog 101 Field report: Ocean Beach fieldtrip Due date: Tuesday April 21 Name: _____________________ ___________________ Part A: Elevation profile: The cross sectional elevation profile that you surveyed during the field trip is plotted on the following page (top graph). Your survey is plotted along with previous surveys for the same transect. Using arrows, indicate and label landform features (e.g. dune beach etc) and water level (this will be the last point of your transect). 1. Which part of the coastal profile has changed most dramatically over time? Why there? 2. What is the general difference between spring and fall profiles? How might seasonal changes in wave energy account for this difference? 3. Comparing the different elevation profiles, what would you conclude about the stability of the dune over period of data collection?
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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