Subject: Geology

Topic: Hotel and Resort

Pages.1 double

Paper details:

Scenario:

You are a coastal geologist and the owner of the famoustourist destination “Altiti’s Hotel, Resort, and Spa”. Over the years,you have noticed your beach slowly eroding away. Carefully consider whatcould be eroding your beach and what you can do to get your Resort tobe the number one travel destination.

Directions:

For each of the following conditions, list and describe anevent or process that could be eroding your beach. In other words, whatis a potential cause of your beach eroding away? How do you account forthat process? Is the erosion severe or do you have a couple years beforeit becomes a real concern?

onshore, naturally occurring on land or around the shoreline (5 points)
offshore, naturally occurring out at sea, away from the shoreline (5 points)
anthropogenic, influenced or altered by people (5 points)
For each of the following conditions, list and describe an event orprocess that could help restore or renourish your beach. In otherwords, what is a natural way that a beach can be restored? Would thenatural process happen quickly or very slowly? What would be a possiblenegative side effect of the anthropogenic restoration effort?

onshore, naturally occurring on land or around the shoreline (5 points)

offshore, naturally occurring out at sea, away from the shoreline (5 points)

anthropogenic, influenced or altered by people (5 points)

Note: Each of the six processes should be a least 3-4 complete sentences

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