IBDP Geography Section A Chapter 1 Notes

water management features


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Students often face a challenge understanding concepts, especially concepts that are new and These IB Geography Notes will help the student cover the chapter of Drainage Basin Hydrology and Geomorphology entirely while explaining each and every concept in a detailed and easy way.

This chapter focuses on water management features. Water management involves control and movement of water resources to minimize damage to life and property and ensure the benefits of its use through efficient management. The chapter introduces the key concepts of the topic by delving into a study of the impact of a mega dam, Aswan Dam on the River Nile. It argues that while there are many advantages to the existence of the dam, there are a number of costs to its construction in the form of destruction of homes, lives of people and increasing the frequency of earthquakes in the locality.

The concept of integrated drainage basin management is discussed In an introduction to the America’s Great Watershed Initiative [AGWI]. Wetlands are places where the land is covered by water, either salt, fresh or somewhere in between. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands signed in 1971 aims to halt the worldwide loss of wetlands and to conserve, through wise use and management, those that remain. Finally, the chapter concludes with the discussion of community level responses to water management which includes water saving, consumer pricing and new technologies among the others.