Variations in QoL and access to housing
Quality of life
Case study 1: Access to housing in Nottingham
Access to services and changing service provision
Case study 2: Access to services: Retail – Meadowhall
Case study 3: Access to leisure services in Nottingham
Case study 4: Rural to urban migration in Brazil
Planning issues in built environments
Sustainable cities 2
Sustainable cities 3
Case study 5: Planning issue – Lambrigg Wind Farm, Cumbria
Rural change and planning issues
Case study 6: Conflict in the Lake District
Weather & Climate
Features of climate
Maritime and tropical climates
Types of rainfall
Depressions & Anticyclones
Low Pressure Hazard – Cyclones -Case study 7: Cyclone Nargis – causes, effects and responses
What are ecosystems?
What key services do ecosystems perform?
Case study 8: Amazon rainforest – deforestation and management
Small case studies
What is desertification?
Case study 9 – desertification – causes, effects, responses
Is there a link between poverty and desertification?
Channel processes – erosion, transportation, deposition
Factor affecting river discharge
Landforms of erosion and deposition
Causes of flooding
Flooding case study – 10 &11
How are coastal processes affected by geology?
Beach and sand dune processes
Managing the coastline
Ceredigion Case Study
Lyme Regis Case Study
Holderness Case Study 12
Why does coastal management cause controversy?
Employment structures and opportunities
How is employment changing?
The location of economic activities
Location of economic activities
Case Study 13 – changing location of industry – Manufacturing
Case Study 13 – changing location of industry – Tourism
Case study 14 – MNCs – Nokia and Coke
Economic activity and the environment
Case study 15 – impacts of industry on the a local environment
Damage to the environment by economic activity
Evidence for climate change
Effects of climate change
Case study 16 – Differing views on climate change
Tackling climate change
Development & Aid
What is development?
What is the link between education and development?
Is there a link between Malaria and development?
Case study 18 – Aid in Mali and Niger
Development issues and water
Fresh water in the UK
Is water a development issue?
Case study 18 – A trans-boundary water issue
What is interdependence?
Ghana & Trade