CCEA Geography Paper 1 Casestudy Factfiles

These are my casestudy factfiles. These casestudies are only valid until the 2010 GCSE period, so if you're taking Geography with CCEA in 2011, DO NOT USE THESE. If you're taking it in 2010, they will be a useful way to breakdown your revision.

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CCEA GCSE
Geography
[PAPER 1 CASETUDY
FACTFILES]
This document contains all of the casestudies within Themes A, B and C for Paper 1 of CCEA GCSE
Geography

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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
Impacts of Climate on Farming- East
Anglia, UK
·Arable- growing crops such as wheat,
Type barley and potatoes.
·Summers warm: <15C
Climate ·Winters cold: >4C Frosts
·Low rainfall: 650mm
·Low rainfall suits crops
Positves ·Warm summers help crops ripen- 6.…read more

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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
Impacts of Climate on Farming- Orgiva,
Spain
Type ·Traditional Hill Farming of olives and grapes and sheep and goats
·Irrigation means they can grow citrus fruit and vegetabes.
·Summers hot, 25C
Climate ·Winters mild 10C
·Low rainfall- 450mm all year. >5mm in summer
·Hot sunny summers help fruit ripen
Positive ·Short, cold winters help grapevines grow stronger and kill pests
·Mild winters suit orange and lemonn trees
·Rain in winter and spring helps olive trees produce olives.…read more

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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
An Earthquake event in an MEDC
Location Duration
Kobe, Japan 20 seconds
Time Causes
5.46am on the 17th Jan 1995 Kobe lies near the destructive plate boundary
where the Eurasian, Philippine and Pacific
Magnitude plates meet. The two oceanic plates, the Pacific
7.2 on the Richter scale
and Philippine, are being subducted by the
Eurasian plate, a continental crust.
Short term Impacts
200,000 buildings
collapsed.…read more

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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
Long Term Impacts
Environment · Most commercial buildings were
repaired or replaced to higher
safety standards
Society
· Even in 1999 some families were
still living in temporary
accomodation
· Gaps in society- elderly.…read more

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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
warehouses. that liquefaction could not occur.
A River Management Scheme at the
National Level- the Mississippi
Tributaries Location
Ohio The Mississippi drains around a third of the USA
Tennessee and a small part of Canada
Missouri
Size
Arkansas 1.6 million square miles. 18 million people rely
Red on its water, including 50 cities.…read more

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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
Impacts of flooding
Impacts on the
·Positives
·Flooding fertilises land with alluvium (Loess
soil)
Environment
·Flat land is easy to build on ·Positives
·Gentle Slope easy for river transport ·Marsh areas get fresh water
·Negatives ·Lots of wildlife because of this
·Some businesses losing $50,000 per day ·Negatives
·Cost $1mil to the tax payers in Davenport ·Wildlife killed
·Diseases such as typhoid and Hepatitus A ·Food sources lost
·Evacuation ·Crops destroyed during flash floods
Impacts on
People
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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
Limestone Landscapes, The Burren, Co.
Clare
Location:
The Burren, NW Co. Clare Attributes:
Largest Carboniferous landscape (Karst
Size: landscape) in Europe
360km2 of gentle sloping plateau
Features and Formation
Swallow Holes
Rivers flow from impermeable rocks to limestone. The carbon dioxide dissolved into the river water
becomes carbonic acid, which erodes the joints and bedding planes, making them wider. Over time, the
joints will be widened so much that the river disappears into it.…read more

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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
Human Pressures
Causes Impacts Groups Response
Tourism (Centre in Erosion, Picking wild Tourists, Fenced paths, visitor
Mullaghmore) flowers (Spring Environmentalists want centre to educate
Gentian), Litter to protect the people.
limestone.
Farmers don't like
tourists in their land
Potholing Erosion Pot holers want to Restrict access
explore caves.…read more

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CCEA GCSE Geography [PAPER 1 CASETUDY FACTFILES]
Small Scale Ecosystem in Northern
Ireland- Big Wood Nature Reserve
Location
Belvoir Park, Belfast
Forest Type
Predominantly Deciduous
Climate
Northern Irish Climate. However, there is a large range, with the mountains having 1600mm/year
precipitation and the east coast having 800mm/year precipitation. The average temperature is 8.5-9.5 C
with July the warmest. The climate is characterised by cool summers, mild winters and rain throughout
the year.
Soil
Plants take nutrients and moisture from the soil.…read more

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