AS Level Case Studies for Geography- All You Need!

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These are all the case studies you need for the OCR AS Geography Exam. Im sure it will be useful for other exam boards as well. I typed these up as it makes it easy to revise from. I hope it helps!

If you find them useful, check out my other notes!

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AS Level- All Physical Case Studies

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Deserts
MEDC LEDC Bad Water Sonoran USA
MEDC LEDC Holderness Florida Happisburgh
Coasts
MEDC LEDC Thames Basin Mekong Hull Bangladesh Colorado

Deserts:
Sonoran Desert Ecosystem
·South California, Arizona and Northern Mexico
·Bi seasonal Rainfall
·Many succulents
·Small drought enduring tree: Palo Verde which looses its leaves in drought and its…

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from greater erosion (10 metres a year).
·FOR Build rock groyne - trap sand at Mappleton - southern coast and farms destroyed
·One example would be Sue Earl, a farmer in Great Cowden. Although she had lost a
lot of land every year, she was determined to keep the farm…

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compensation - sands continue protect southern coast and farms

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· it has accelerated cliff erosion south of Mappleton to 10m / yr

Norfolk
· Cliffs made of soft sand and clay
· Sediment north->south
· SMP (Shore Line Management Plan) to protect important buildings
· About 10 million tonnes of sand and gravel are dredged off the East Anglian…

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Happisburgh

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Timber defenses built in 1950s failed leaving cliff face open to attack
·Decision to replace defences taken in 1990s
·2001, rock groins proposal rejected due to lack of funds
·2002, 4000 tones boulders funded by council at base of cliff- tempory measure
·SMP 2006- "No Active Management"
·2007, rock…

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By 2105
· 170-200m lost
· 15 homes lost

Florida
·Population growth- 1980 9.7 million
2007 19 million
· Fastest GDP growth in USA at 7% (2000-2006)
·Pull factors- leisure, climate, retirement
·Disney World, Sea World, Busch Gardens
·Industrial Development leaks chemicals into sea- algal blooms and "Red Tide"
·70%…

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AS Level Case Studies for Geography- All You Need!

Hi!

These are all the case studies you need for the OCR AS Geography Exam. Im sure it will be useful for other exam boards as well. I typed these up as it makes it easy to revise from. I hope it helps!

If you find them useful, check out my other notes!

  • Created by: James
  • Created on: 23-06-11 16:52

Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
AS Level- All Physical Case Studies

Page 2

Preview of page 2
Deserts
MEDC LEDC Bad Water Sonoran USA
MEDC LEDC Holderness Florida Happisburgh
Coasts
MEDC LEDC Thames Basin Mekong Hull Bangladesh Colorado

Deserts:
Sonoran Desert Ecosystem
·South California, Arizona and Northern Mexico
·Bi seasonal Rainfall
·Many succulents
·Small drought enduring tree: Palo Verde which looses its leaves in drought and its…

Page 3

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from greater erosion (10 metres a year).
·FOR Build rock groyne - trap sand at Mappleton - southern coast and farms destroyed
·One example would be Sue Earl, a farmer in Great Cowden. Although she had lost a
lot of land every year, she was determined to keep the farm…

Page 4

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compensation - sands continue protect southern coast and farms

Page 5

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· it has accelerated cliff erosion south of Mappleton to 10m / yr

Norfolk
· Cliffs made of soft sand and clay
· Sediment north->south
· SMP (Shore Line Management Plan) to protect important buildings
· About 10 million tonnes of sand and gravel are dredged off the East Anglian…

Page 6

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Happisburgh

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·
Timber defenses built in 1950s failed leaving cliff face open to attack
·Decision to replace defences taken in 1990s
·2001, rock groins proposal rejected due to lack of funds
·2002, 4000 tones boulders funded by council at base of cliff- tempory measure
·SMP 2006- "No Active Management"
·2007, rock…

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By 2105
· 170-200m lost
· 15 homes lost

Florida
·Population growth- 1980 9.7 million
2007 19 million
· Fastest GDP growth in USA at 7% (2000-2006)
·Pull factors- leisure, climate, retirement
·Disney World, Sea World, Busch Gardens
·Industrial Development leaks chemicals into sea- algal blooms and "Red Tide"
·70%…

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