human geography urban decay case studies

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: charlie
  • Created on: 06-05-14 21:12
Ipswich
land-use controlling factor // topography(low lying) // river(neptune key+wharfs) // flood plain(stoke park) // natural protection + fossilised (christchurch park) // social housing(chantry) // bid-rent(tavern street) // neptune marina investment
1 of 13
Sunderland
land use // river wear (flat CBD built) // coast (Agglomeration of docks) // protected areas (tunstall hills) // land prices (low density in Millfield) // 19th century (Cars) // social housing (Pennywell) // green belt
2 of 13
River Yangtze, China
managing urban change (water pollution) // urban Chongqing (pop. 20M) // inland shipping discharge // chemical + rubbish discharge // eutrophication // 50 years 73% increase // discharge 25Bn tonnes // 3 gorges dam (inc. pollution + eutrophication)
3 of 13
London solid waste disposal
managing urban change (solid waste disposal) // industry (6.4M t) // household (4.4M t) // 2005-2016 (800,000 pop. growth) // 76% MHW travelled 120km in SE england // inc. ecological foot // acheive 6x recycling level // reduce by 75% of 1995 levels
4 of 13
East Leeds MEDC
urban decay // HAREHILLS // 1km east of CBD // 429th most deprived // 2006 - 2/5 houses benefits // 8% unemployed // 45% adults no qualify. // ethnic minority // 120-130 people per ha// SEACROFT // 9000 pop. // 5% most deprived // social poverty
5 of 13
East Leeds REDEVELOPMENT
£1Bn E+SE leeds regeneration project // £15M neighbourhood renewal fund (poorest SOA) // HAREHILLS (demolish housing // st James' child hospital // primary schools) // SEACROFT (TESCO provide services + employ 320 in 1km area // free 'hail + ride')
6 of 13
Kibera LEDC
urban decay // 6% Narobi land but 60% pop. // rural-urban migration // push-pull factors // KENYA 1982-2002 6.3% growth per year // 12ft x 12ft housing // 43% earth floors // 44% regular income // 70% informal work // 50% houses
7 of 13
Curitiba
sustainable living // 2M pop. // 1000km Rio // recycles 2/3 waste // only brownfield sites // water diverted to lakes // one fare bus lanes // saves 500x price of underground // 4000 a day // spend 10% wage on transport // shanty towns bring rubbish
8 of 13
London transport
transport management // conjestion charges £10 + // barclays bike various fees // low emissions zones 2008 cars cleaner // red routes 5% of roads carry 30% traffic (£130 fine if stopping)
9 of 13
London pollution
great smog (1952) killed 12,000 people // clean air act (1956) controlled industry location // Kensington (smoke controlled area) // flue gas desulfurisation - limestone slurry where SO2 passes (90% less) // traffic management // catalytic converter
10 of 13
Santiago, Chile
pollution // 2nd largest for suspended particles (210ppm) + SO2 levels (38 ppm) // cold air displaces warm // high pressure (no winds) // NOx, CO2, CO, O3 // motor 3/4 NOx // car ownership 320/1000 (1997) --> 560/1000 (2001) // 11,000 diesel buses
11 of 13
Dongtan (ecopolis)
China 20/30 polluted in world.Chongming island // 50,000 pop.(2010)->80,000 pop.(2020)// affordable housing (turf roof+local resources) //solar powered water taxis // 7min walk max to bus //clean fuel + no landfills // 2.2ha per person eco footprint
12 of 13
London fall of docklands
60,000 workers (1960) -> 0 workers (1980) wider trends //TECHNOLOGY(containerisation+roles cut costs 2/3 +large cargo ships 50,000 t) Competion(continental ports Rotterdam) Ineffective management (chaotic // competitive // casual earnings // strikes)
13 of 13

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

land use // river wear (flat CBD built) // coast (Agglomeration of docks) // protected areas (tunstall hills) // land prices (low density in Millfield) // 19th century (Cars) // social housing (Pennywell) // green belt

Back

Sunderland

Card 3

Front

managing urban change (water pollution) // urban Chongqing (pop. 20M) // inland shipping discharge // chemical + rubbish discharge // eutrophication // 50 years 73% increase // discharge 25Bn tonnes // 3 gorges dam (inc. pollution + eutrophication)

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

managing urban change (solid waste disposal) // industry (6.4M t) // household (4.4M t) // 2005-2016 (800,000 pop. growth) // 76% MHW travelled 120km in SE england // inc. ecological foot // acheive 6x recycling level // reduce by 75% of 1995 levels

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

urban decay // HAREHILLS // 1km east of CBD // 429th most deprived // 2006 - 2/5 houses benefits // 8% unemployed // 45% adults no qualify. // ethnic minority // 120-130 people per ha// SEACROFT // 9000 pop. // 5% most deprived // social poverty

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Case studies resources »