Presentation on theme: "Coastal Management Dolphin Cove/Bournda National Park"— Presentation transcript:
1Coastal Management Dolphin Cove/Bournda National Park STAGE 5 GEOGRAPHY5A3 Issues in Australian EnvironmentsDeveloped by Bournda EEC, based on a resource developed byLorraine Chaffer
2What is this topic about? Geography research action plan (RAP) focusing on Dolphin Cove(Tura Beach) and Bournda National Park on the South Coast of NSWThe topic covers the Stage 5 Geography Syllabus, Focus Area 5A3: Issues in Australian Environments, Management of Coastal IssuesThe focus issue is management of a coastal environment.
3These activities will be happening soon!! Classroom Activities – Coastal Management, introduction to RAP, fieldwork outline, multimedia presentationGoogle Earth trainingFieldwork at Dolphin Cove, Bournda National ParkPrepare Multimedia RAP using Google EarthFollow up activities
4WHAT ARE THE ISSUES?How is each area managed? What management strategies can you find evidence of?MAKING CONNECTIONS –HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE COASTAL ENVIRONMENT
5OUR VALUABLE ESTUARIES, COASTS and MARINE ENVIRONMENTS NEED PROTECTION OUR VALUABLE ESTUARIES, COASTS and MARINE ENVIRONMENTS NEED PROTECTION. MOST OF OUR POPULATION LIVES IN THE COASTAL ZONE.LOOK FOR CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PARTS OF THE CATCHMENT and THE IMPACTS OF ACTIVITIES IN THE CATCHMENT ON ECOSYSTEMS, WATER QUALITY AND STAKEHOLDERS .WILL CLIMATE CHANGE HAVE AN IMPACT?Dolphin Cove 2006
6COASTAL MANAGEMENT ISSUES AT DOLPHIN COVE/BOURNDA NATIONAL PARK What coastal management issues are relevant for the area you are going to visit.
8Brainstorm-think!! What issues can you think of? Processes Urban areasCoastal Reserve (Council land between houses and beach)National ParkWhat issues can you think of?Eg. SewerageCar accessDogsProcessesEutrophication, pollutionErosionThreats to native animalsManagement strategiesPumps, treatmentBarriers to car accessFines, enforcement, educationGroups involved, stakeholdersBVSCouncil, residentsBVSCouncil, visitorsNPWS, dog owners, BVSCComplete this brainstorming activity – what issues can you think of?
9What do we understand about the issues? What stakeholders may be affected?What processes are involved?What happens when you change the land use?What management strategies are needed to protect the environment?What are the impacts?
10Using Google Earth A GIS can be a useful tool for exploring these issues. Google Earth will be used to explore the study area before fieldwork and to develop a multimedia presentation of our RAPGoogle Earth view of Dolphin Cove showing catchment boundary and creeks
11RAP and COMPULSORY FIELDWORK This task involvesDeveloping a research action plan.Gathering primary data on coastal management issues in the field including notes, digital photographs, video.Completing your fieldwork notebook and fieldwork tasks like using GPS and drawing vegetation profiles.Students working in the field aka fieldwork
12Multimedia Presentation Data collected during you fieldwork will be used to prepare a multimedia presentation using Google Earth.
13Fieldwork – be prepared Wear suitable clothing and footwearWear a hatBring a raincoatBring waterInsect repellentFoodSunscreenBring writing equipment, clipboardAsk questions.