The Risk from Coastal Flooding

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True or false? Climate change will lead to sea levels rising.

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True or false? Sea levels are estimated to rise between 30cm to 4m by 2100.

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Sea levels are estimated to rise between 30cm and 1m by 2100.

True or false? As oceans heat, water molecules expand, leading to sea-level rise.

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Which of the following locations are at risk due to sea level rise.

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What causes tides?

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How many high tides are there in a day?

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What is the term used to identify the exceptionally high tides that occur each month?

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True or false? If air pressure increases to very high levels then a storm surge can occur.

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Very low air pressure can lead to a storm surge.

True or false? During a storm surge, the sea level rises by 10mm for every 1 millibar drop in air pressure.

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Identify three conditions that can contribute to a very high storm surge.

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True or false? Climate change could make tropical storms and depressions more powerful, increasing the likelihood of storm surges.

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When did a significant storm surge lead to flooding in the east and southeast of England?

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True or false? The storm surge of December 2013 was caused by the combination of a spring tide, low air pressure and high winds.

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How high was the storm surge of December 2013?

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Which of the following are impacts of the December 2013 floods?

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