Hydrology Review Sheet
Use the following questions to guide your review process… they
do not reflect the questions you will be asked exactly but if you
can answer these you should be fine when the exam comes
around!
1
Can you label a drainage basin with key terms?
2
Can you identify the natural and human factors that affect flood risk and explain why?
3
Can you identify key parts of a hydrograph and identify flood risk from it?
4
Can you describe and explain the different forms of river transportation of sediment?
5
Can you describe and explain the different ways that rivers erode the landscape?
6
Can you draw, label and explain the formation and processes associated with a river
meander?
7
Can you calculate the hydraulic radius of a river?
8
What does the hydraulic radius figure indicate about flood risk?
9
Can you describe some of the key impacts of flooding on people using specific examples?
10
Can you understand and interpret a Hjulstrom Curve?
11
Can you describe all aspects of the river study that you carried out? – aims, hypotheses,
methods, theoretical background, data, analysis, conclusions, evaluations.
12
Can you give some details about the causes, effects and management of the Aral Sea?
13
Can you identify the key causes of famine (both human and natural)?
14
Can you identify places that are affected by drought and their related hazards?
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Hydrology Review Sheet