Trans -Alaska pipeline (TAPS)

B block here and here

E block here and here

give a brief timeline of the pipeline
explain what it carries and why
provide a map to show its route
what were the challenges of travelling across permafrost?
what design aspects addressed these challenges?
what impacts has TAPS had on the environment of Alaska?

Tourism in the Alps

B block here and here

E block here

list the ways glaciated Alpine valleys can be used for human activity
what sort of agriculture traditionally took place in Alpine valleys
explain transhumance
what are the tourist attractions of an Alpine valley at different times of the year?
what are the impacts of tourism on the environment? (list positive and negative)
how are Alpine communities changing demographically?
what steps are being taken to address any negative issues?

Projects on people in extreme environments

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E block class:

Sherpas - see presentation here

Inuits - see presentation here


Bedouin -see presentation here


Aborigines - see presentation here


B block class:


Sherpas - see presentation here

Inuits - see presentation here


Bedouin -see presentation here


Aborigines - see presentation here