|Let's look at how the residents of Winnipeg, Manitoba cope with living on a river flood plain and the concerns of residents outside the city regarding those coping strategies.|
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E-mail your responses to your instructor as a word document attachment. This assignment is worth 10 marks.
A) Utilizing the "Tour of Winnipeg" link above, answer the following questions:
1) Name the river that joins the Red river in Winnipeg?
3a) In the "Central Business District", a
lack of foliage is evidenced by what colour on the Landsat Image?
4) What type of land use buffers residential neighbourhoods from the noise of the "airport"?
5) On the "edge of the city" account for the differences in colour in the farmers’ fields.
B) The Winnipeg Floodway: Pros and Cons
The Main Question: Should the rights of rural Manitobans be put aside so the City of Winnipeg can survive major floods?
Before answering that question, do the following:
2) Review Clips #3, 11, and 12 and the Additional Clip “The floodway did damage some rural homes” on the topic Red River Rising: Manitoba Floods on the CBC Radio and Television Archives Web site [see the link provided above].
Then provide a paragraph response to The Main Question.
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