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    Big help & sample answers available (PART 2) SryanBruen

    Due to my previous thread now having way too many posts that the loading for the thread goes slow, I thought that I would create a new thread of it. If you want to see the notes or help I gave to students, you can see them here:

    https://studyclix.ie/Discuss/Junior-Cert-Geography/big-help-sample-answers-available

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      charlotte-ohall

      what is the answer for 2016 long question 3A part ii ?

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      Dafe555

      do you have answers for OS maps relating to rural patterns of settlement

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      Otaku13

      Hey what topic does settlement patterns come under when looking for papers?

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      SryanBruen

      Sorry that I haven't been available to answer your questions. I will hopefully do so tomorrow.

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      SryanBruen

      Dammit I forgot, I'm very very sorry.

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      SryanBruen

      And I can finally answer your questions.

      Charlotte:

      New settlements were created on polders so that people could make a living on the reclaimed land from the sea. The new settlements were also created due to more agricultural land. With the more population living on the reclaimed land, more services were provided and thus, created more employment for the Netherlands as well as give job opportunities to the people who decided to live there.

      Dafe555

      Do you not have a specific question for me to answer for you?

      Otaku13

      Urban Geography, O.S. Mapwork and Regions & Europe.

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      Renitha R

      Sample letter in Irish for a holiday(higher level) please

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      SryanBruen

      THIS IS GEOGRAPHY RENITHA R

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      SryanBruen

      Does anybody want anymore help in Geography?

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      Renitha R

      So sorry thought it was Irish. Don't even ask me why

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      Renitha R

      By any chance do you have a thread for geography notes, I really need notes for economic inequality

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      SryanBruen

      For the moment, have this. I will get notes for you.

      attachment Geography Revision; Primary Economic Activities.docx

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      evelunn55

      A query: would I be taking a huge risk if I were only to learn a form of slow mass movement, fast mass movement, one feature of coastal erosion, one on coastal deposition and the same regarding rivers? Or have exams previously specified exactly the feature they require you to write about? Thanks

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      Isabeldeas

      do you have any population and economic inequality notes

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      Audrey T

      what do i need to know in the weather and climate chapter??

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      SryanBruen

      Evelunn55, no that's not a big risk at all.

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      SryanBruen

      Isabeldeas, you can find my population notes within the JC Geography resources on this. Economic inequality notes I don't have typed yet.

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      SryanBruen

      Audrey T, I'll reply to that ASAP, it's just that when typing this, it's very late.

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      K_684

      Do you have a sample answer to 2010 section 2 question 3 (higher level)? I have a test tomorrow, and I only spotted this question now - and it seems extremely likely to come up!!

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      SryanBruen

      3

      (a)

      (i) As indicated by the table, the trend in the Celtic Sea over recent decades is that fish stock has gone down.

      (ii) Overfishing means exploiting the fish to the point where they'll become extinct instead of letting them breed new fish.

      (iii) The size of modern fishing vessels is one reason why overfishing has occurred. When these large fishing trawlers go to sea they are accompanied by factory ships. These factory ships process the fish at sea, which means trawlers can stay at sea for longer periods. A second reason overfishing has occurred is due to improvements in technology. Modern navigational aids such as echo sounders and sonar equipment are used to locate fish shoals. These fish are then caught by trawling or drift netting.

      B - you should have your own sample answer learned for this as schools do different companies

      C - Unfortunately, I cannot see the map but it's as simple as stating two reasons that you should know what you're doing - look out for attractions that catch the tourist's attention.

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      K_684

      Can you give me an example of part B - for example the title. Because I'm not sure what the question is about

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      SryanBruen

      RUSAL Aughinish is located in Aughinish Island, 28km downstream from Limerick City on the Shannon Estuary. It is an alumina refinery that extracts alumina from the resource material, bauxite. Alumina is a semi-finished product.

      There are many factors which influence Aughinish's location but I am going to state three in particular.

      Firstly, transport. The Shannon Estuary is a deep-water estuary with depths of 22m at low tide. This is deep enough enough to take very large ships known as bulk carriers. Since, the heavy industry, Aughinish requires sea transport, it needs to be located beside water

      Secondly, the site. Aughinish Island is a very large water front site of almost 4km (squared). The site is large enough to store the waste material from the refinery.

      Moreover, the source of resource material. Bauxite, a bulky resource material comes mainly from West Africa by ship. The product alumina, is re-exported. Therefore, it is vital that the refinery is on a coastal location.

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      K_684

      Thank you so much!!!!

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      SryanBruen

      Audrey T, you need to know the following:

      - Each type of rainfall, how they're formed and a diagram

      - ONE type of cold climate in detail

      - ONE type of warm climate in detail

      - ONE type of temperate climate in detail

      - Each of the weather instruments and know at least TWO in detail of how they're used

      - Though you must know what each instrument measures and its measurement type

      - Isobars / Isotachs / Isohels / Isohyets / Isotherms

      - What the atmosphere is made of

      - Warm/cold fronts

      - Coriolis effect

      - Water cycle (you need to know this for Science and CSPE also)

      - What an anticyclone and depression is

      - Causes, impacts and solutions to Global Warming

      In fact, the whole chapter is nearly all worth studying tbh, there is a lot you have to know for the paper in the weather and climate chapter.

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      SryanBruen

      BUMP

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      eva02

      Is there anything in the chapter on the restless atmosphere that won't come up in the long questions? The chapter is so long and it would help if I wrote notes on the things that are most likely to come up

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      SryanBruen

      Here ya go Eva, I've been working on these notes for you in the past hour.

      attachment The Restless Atmosphere Notes.pdf

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      eva02

      Omg thank you much appreciated:)

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      earlybird707

      Hi there, I was just wondering if you could please help me with the question from 2013 Section 2 > Question 3A higher level.

      Thank you in advance.

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      BrianMurph02

      Hey! If you're not busy, would you be able to make a study checklist? I'd be so grateful if you could do so, as I just want to ensure that I've covered everything :)I know, you have a lot to do at the moment, so if you can't don't worry! And also, sorry if you've already posted a checklist, there's just so many threads it really difficult to keep track! :)

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      Stars321

      Hi I was wondering would u be able to help ,I'm struggling to write an answer to 2006 Q1 part C (ii)

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      SryanBruen

      earlybird707

      (i) The type of vegetation is influenced by climate. Vegetation provides plant litter to form humus. Organic matter is broken down by living organisms. Rain leaches minerals through the soil. The parent material, aka the bedrock, provides the mineral matter which gives the soil its nutrients.

      (ii) Brown Earth Soils and Podzol Soils

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      SryanBruen

      Stars321

      (ii) The area at X, which is southern Sweden, suffers from high levels of acid rain due to them being exposed to wind and rain-borne pollution. As a result, the soil is poorly equipped to defend itself against acidification.

      Don't worry about that question as it's a very bad question and will likely never come up again.

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      SryanBruen

      BrianMurph02, I don't have time sorry. You need to look at past exam papers as well as your book and see what you need to study. For example, you need to know TWO types of Irish soils in detail.

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      earlybird707

      Thank you sooooo much!! You're a life saver ;)

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      massey3120

      hi there, I was wondering have you any notes on global warming

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      Aseel.kheir

      Do you have any notes on mechanical weathering and karst landscapes

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      SryanBruen

      massey3120 they're in the notes on the Restless Atmosphere here:

      https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwAX53FX4EFMMzZLMnRzY2dzRjQ/view?usp=sharing

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      SryanBruen

      Aseel.kheir, I have not got notes right now BUT if I have time tomorrow, I will make them for you.

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      Aseel.kheir

      Thank you

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      massey3120

      thank you

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      SryanBruen

      Here are the notes for you Aseel.kheir. Finally got them completed!

      attachment Weathering Notes.pdf

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      Big B

      Hey Sryan, can you please tell what do I need to know for Geography?

      Thanks

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      Studygirlxox

      @SryanBruen. Can the Sahel region be used for long question on Drought? ex. 2014 Section 2 Q2 Part C

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      SryanBruen

      Yes it can

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      Grace_6980

      Any chance rain will come up as a long question this year?

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      SryanBruen

      It has a possibility.

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      imnotsosmart

      i haven't started studying for geography what should i do

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      SryanBruen

      First of all, have you practiced a lot of short questions in class?

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      Hahah

      Same help please

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      SryanBruen

      Like him I ask the same question to you. Had you practiced a lot of short questions in class?

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      imnotsosmart

      not really

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      shaunakennedy01

      have you got the mock long questions?

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      shaunakennedy01

      have you got the long questions from the mock paper ? i really need them

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      SryanBruen

      No I don't sorry. I did my mock in 2016.

      imnotsosmart, why not? If you did, you would have been somewhat prepared. For now as that was the case, go do at least two past papers' short questions though do not more than 3 - I wouldn't recommend it as stress levels will get very high regardless if they're easy. Start off with them and tell me how you do then we'll talk more about long questions.

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      caelan fox

      can u explain a form of fast mass movement

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      shaunakennedy01

      what do you think will come up for long questions? im really stuck on what to study and left it all to last minute

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      SryanBruen

      caelan fox, I unfortunately don't have an actual sample answer on the types of mass movements (I only have a table briefly explaining the effects, speed of them etc) BUT I found this slideshow here:

      http://jcgeography.preswex.ie/chapter-6-mass-movement.html

      You can find a form of fast mass movement on slide 7.

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      SryanBruen

      shaunakennedy01 you should never leave anything to last minute. Procrastination is terrible.

      My predictions and some other students' predictions can be found here: https://www.studyclix.ie/Discuss/Junior-Cert-Geography/jc-geography-2017-predictions

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      shaunakennedy01

      thank you so much

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      Henry01

      Best Coastal deposition to do and sample answer. Thanks

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      SryanBruen

      That's very opinion based but mine is a Tombolo and here is my sample answer on my website (with a diagram included):

      http://thesuperstudent.freeforums.net/thread/288/long-question-sample-answers

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      Kacey1472

      Do you know what's coming up for the long questions!!!???

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      SryanBruen

      Kacey1472 if you look just a few comments above, you will find the link to my thread on my predictions along with other students' predictions. Nobody truly knows what the long questions will be.

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      Kacey1472

      Thanks

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      Henry01

      ty

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      SryanBruen

      I'm hoping everybody's Geography paper tomorrow will be an improvement on my JC paper from last year especially because of the Irish paper 2 thoughts I've been seeing.

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      sameedrshaikhhh

      what are the definite long questions you think will come up in Junior Cert Geography?

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      SryanBruen

      There's only one definite and that's the OS Maps & Aerial Photographs question.

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      Chessy

      you know for the climate we have to study ,do we need to know both or just one?

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      SryanBruen

      What do you mean by "the climate" Chessy? Climate is a whole section and chapter. I don't get you.

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      Hahah

      Hi again If I study the exam papers by doing qs will I do well?

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      SryanBruen

      Yes.

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      Chessy

      sorry i mean boreal and hot desert climate

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      Hahah

      Thanks any predictions on long qs

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      dmch1942

      What should I study for tomorrow and what are your predictions

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      SryanBruen

      You have to study a type of temperate climate as well. You have to study one of each type, one cold, one warm and one temperate. A Boreal climate is a cold climate. A Hot Desert climate is a warm climate. You're missing a temperate climate.

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      SryanBruen

      Go a couple of comments above you two 'til you find the link to my thread on predictions.

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      Hahah

      Hi any help with maths paper 1 in doing ol I have been going through algebra and my mock.in my mock I got 65 and didn't really study in going to try aim for the B.

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      irish_1234

      any predictions for the OS map questions ?

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      SryanBruen

      there's one prediction in the thread of my predictions but tbh, why do you need predictions for the OS map question like.

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      SryanBruen

      Hahah I did HL Maths, not OL.

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      Trump 8 my dog

      Do you think this year's geography paper is going to be hard. Irish paper two was a disaster for me, I don't want to addo anymore to that list

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      haventstudiedxx

      Do you have any predictions :)

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      haventstudiedxx

      And do you have any notes on a temperate climate?! Sorry!!

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      haventstudiedxx

      Do you have any notes on a temperate climate?!

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      SryanBruen

      I'm honestly not saying anything about the difficulty of the paper 'cause I guarantee you that I will automatically fail LOL just like I did with Irish's tense question.

      haventstudiedxx if you look a few comments up, you will find the link to my thread of predictions.

      Here's my notes on my temperate climate I studied

      Cool oceanic temperate climate

      - Cool oceanic temperate climates are found in Chile, Ireland, Norway, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

      - Summers are rather cool with temperatures averaging 15-17c whilst Winters are mild with temperatures averaging 4-6c.

      - Rain falls throughout the year, but Ireland for example has different wet and dry months. April tends to be the driest and October tends to be the wettest in Ireland. Annual rainfall totals range between 700 and 2,000mm. As a result, the weather is cloudy and changeable in a cool oceanic temperature climate.

      - The natural vegetation consists of deciduous forests, oak, ash, elm and willow trees.

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      Coleman01Liam

      predictions for long q

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      Hannahg12

      Do you think either rivers or coastal erosion will come up? They're the ones I know best and I'm not sure about features of deposition ://

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      haventstudiedxx

      thank u so much :)

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      Fatima347

      Do you need to know all 3 types of climate?

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      SryanBruen

      Coleman01 Liam and Hannahg12 you will find my predictions in a link a couple of comments above today - or just go into the JC Geography forum and you will see it as a very noticeable thread.

      Fatima347, you need to know ONE of each of the three types of climate, so one warm, one temperate and one cold.

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