There are no erosional landforms b Explain the effect your previous answer

There are no erosional landforms b explain the effect

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There are no erosional landforms b) Explain the effect your previous answer would have on the amount of development that can occur along a coastline. If the think that it is a safe place to build, then there will be more constructions of houses and buildings. 10) The homes in the photos in Figure 7.4 were destroyed during a major hurricane, named Ike, in 2008. How can you tell from the photos that the homes where destroyed primarily by storm surge, not high winds? Because when is by winds hurricanes usually tear apart roofs, but in the picture, they were dragged by the water that came in. 11) Zoom in on the pre-hurricane (Sept. 9) photo and take a closer look at the homes right along the beach. Describe the building design used in the construction of these homes whose purpose was to protect the structures from storm surge. Two story houses in wood 12) Clearly, the building design in question failed to protect the overwhelming majority of homes in these photos. Provide an explanation as to why the design failed in this case. Because probably the water came in too strong. I don’t know but they look like wood houses and maybe that why it could not take the force of a hurricane. 13) Note the red arrows that have been added to the photos. Use the zoom tool to take a closer look at the area around the red arrow in which the house was destroyed. a) In addition to the house being gone, how has the land physically changed in this area? The water created a wall of sand and stuff carried by the waves b) The physical changes you described above are indicative of an important shoreline process. What is the name of this process? Erosion Ex 7 – Coastal Hazards
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71 Figure 7.4 - Bolivar Peninsula near Galveston Bay, Texas (Courlesy USGS ) . Ex 7 - Coastal Hazard
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