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Help Dom with his dissertation

- Fill out this quick questionnaire and help Dom understand more about the problem of erosion

Tim Russell

Posted by Tim Russell on 17 September 2013

Help Dom with his dissertation Dom Fear is our guest blogger this week. He is a third year geography student at Plymouth University, who has been collecting data over the summer for his dissertation.

Hello I’m Dom and I’m hoping you will be able to help me. I’m a third year geography student and my dissertation project is ‘Identifying and examining the current state of erosion on the Quantock Hills AONB in a managed and protected area’. I have been working with the Quantock Hills AONB, in particular with Tim Russell, one of the Rangers. My project is based on a sample of footpaths and other tracks in the Crowcombe and Triscombe areas where I have been collecting data over the past few weeks such as width, depth, length, and slope angle of the erosion area. My project aims to assess the problem of erosion on the Quantock Hills, looking at what the primary cause has been. Moreover, I will consider the most effective ways of managing erosion.
I have been handing out questionnaires to the general public at Crowcombe and Triscombe. The questionnaire aims to find out public views on erosion on the Quantock Hills and what attracts different groups of people to the Quantocks. I am looking for some more responses to my questionnaire and have therefore attached it to this blog in the hope that some of you will be willing to fill it out for me. If you complete a questionnaire could you please attach it to an email and send it to me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Data will be collected, held and analysed anonymously and your confidentiality will be kept.
I would like to send my thanks in advance for any responses I receive.

To complete the questionnaire please follow this link, my questionnaire is the 3rd item down

Dom Fear

 


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