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Case Study 1 ­ Ipswich - A case study of housing in an
urban area: tenure, access, opportunities, constraints,
patterns.


Location Map Alexandra; Central location & includes CBD
Small population as many commercial buildings
High % of population aged 16-44
Bixley Comparatively high crime rate
Flats/terraced houses, small/no gardens, limited…

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Money generated from retail
Aesthetics improved
Jobs created
Increased pollution from car usage
Congestion for local residents
Background/Key Facts Impact of Meadowhall on Sheffield CBD
Industrial revolution was Steelworks People who could afford public transport or a
Sheffield well known for steel particularly cutlery. car would choose MH due to…

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Location Map Push Factors (reasons to move from Limpopo)
Lack of electricity in homes for cooking etc
Poor job opportunities
Harsh climate making farming difficult
Low quality of life
No luxuries such as computers or TV




Pull Factors (reasons to move to Gauteng)
Better healthcare & schools
More highly paid…

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Environmentalist: New affordable homes are needed
but should be built on a brownfield site not greenfield
Background/Key Facts Stakeholders views ­ protest groups
In 2004 government decided that 10,000 new homes STAG (Save Trimley Against Growth)
should be built in Suffolk by 2021; but where to build `Village-style-life' will be…

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Location Map Causes
A Cold front in the Bay of Biscay was given immense
power by the warm air from Africa meeting cold air from
the Arctic. Where the two air masses met, a frontal
system developed, with the warm air being forced to
rise above the cold, creating a…

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Background/Key Facts Solutions/Management
Taman Negara is located in the North East of Malaysia. Park being managed by W&PS
It covers 4,343 square km of Malaysia. It has been left to Waste from resort is recycled in a large plant behind the
grow for 130 million years. resort ­ compost used…

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Effects
Half the countries surface affected, people dead/injured
Families suffering without food, shelter, fresh water,
medicines. Trying to save livestock. Having to live on
boats-cramped conditions. Transport routes destroyed.
Disease and reliance on aid
Background/Key Facts Solutions/Management

1998 flood Relief responses
Over 1300 people killed Food being dropped in
25…

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Case Study 12 ­ Cromer/West Runton - A case study of
a coastal environment (small - regional scale): the
processes affecting this coast, its landforms and its
management.
Location Map Processes
Erosion; attrition, hydraulic action, solution, abrasion
Transportation; traction, saltation, suspension, solution
Longshore Drift! (LSD)
Deposition
Rotational slumping (SUST cycle)…

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Iron works have moved towards the coast
Effects of Decline
Unemployment & derelict sites
Economic decline in the local area
Poorer quality of life for out of work miners, factory
workers and their families

Background/Key Facts Solutions/Management
Initially iron was produced near the source of the raw Development of Iron…

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They have branches in many different countries to Highly qualified labour High-tech products
reduce costs and increase profits. They look for low Good trade links designed in Europe for
labour costs, cheap land or building costs & low business Demanding markets wealthier consumers
rates (taxes).
Nokia
Sustainable
Futures/Globalisation
Growth in…

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