AQA case studies for 6 topics in Specification A

Case studies for:


-Ice on the land

-Rocks, Resources & Scenery


-Change in Urban Environments

-Change in Rural Environments

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AQA Geography Case Studies
Changes in Urban Environments
-A CBD renewal, Birmingham Bullring
-Traffic- Park & Ride (York & Bath), Boris' Bikes (London), Public transport Schemes
(London Oyster Card)
- Squatter Settlements- Kibera (Kenya), Curitiba ( Brazil), Rio de Janeiro (also sustainable
city)- Self-help & Site & service schemes
- Sustainable living- Curitiba & Rio de Janeiro
Changing Rural Environments
-Rural- urban fringe- Bluewater shopping centre (Kent)
-Protection of the rural living; Environmental Stewardship scheme, Rural Development
Programme, Village Shop Development scheme, Rural Transport Partnership & Rural
-Arable farming (East Anglia), Environmental stewardship scheme & Single Farm
-Cash crops in Kenya, Amazon Rainforest ( changes to traditional farming), Irrigation in
-Butler life cycle model. Blackpool
- UK national park, Lake District
-Coastal Resort, Lulworth Cove
- Mass tourism, Vietnam or Jamaica
-Extreme tourism, Antarctica
-Sustainable tourism, The Galapagos Islands
The coastal Zone
-Distinctive landscapes, Swanage Bay & Hurst Castle, Hampshire
-Rising sea levels, East Anglia
-Cliff collapse, Barton on Sea
- Managing coasts, Holderness Coast, Yorkshire

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Land uses, Keyhaven Marshes, Hampshire
Ice on the land
-Glacial Budget, Athabasca Glacier or South Cascade Glacier
- Distinctive landforms, Snowdonia
- Snow & ice tourism, Chamonix, Gultar avalanche
-Glacial retreat, Abondance France
Rocks, Resources & scenery
Granite- Farming on Dartmoor
Limestone- Yorkshire Dales Tourism
Chalk & Clay- London Chalk Basin, aquifer
-Quarrying- Torr Quarry, Hope Quarry, Whatley Quarry
-Impact on quarrying, Holcombe Quarry, Eden Project…read more


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