I got a 7 (22/25) for my IA on Geography in 2023. The research question was ‘To what extent does Hamo Beach, Jeju Island, show a typical psammosere model?’
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The fieldwork question: To what extent does Hamo Beach, Jeju Island, show a typical psammosere model?
This investigation links to ‘Option B: oceans and their coastal margins and development/extension of dune formation’ in the IB Geography syllabus. Succession, in ecology, is defined as the directional cumulative change in the vegetation that occupies a certain area through time.⁸ Processes such as colonization, establishment, and extinction of plant species are collectively included in the term
‘succession’. Psammosere is referred to as the succession of plants in a sandy environment such as coastal dunes. Fig 1.1 below shows the typical psammosere model which would be expected along coastal sand dunes including the key stages…
- Total number of pages: 13 pages
- Subject: Geography
- Topic: To what extent does Hamo Beach, Jeju Island, show a typical psammosere model?
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