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GCSE Geography > Case Studies

The following case studies have been listed so that you can either research them yourself, or, if you have already studied them in class, you know which topic area to apply them to.

Case Study

Population
China
Caribbeans / Asians into UK
Turks to W. Germany
Mexicans to USA
North to South UK

Settlement
Your local area
Rio de Janeiro
Sao Paulo
Japanese cities
Glasgow
Brasilia
London

Agriculture
Netherlands
Cheshire Plain
Amazon Rainforest
Sahel
Dust Bowl USA

Industry
South Wales
 
 
"M4 Corridor"
Nike
Ford
Textiles in India
South Eastern Brazil

Landscapes
Lynmouth Flood
Mississippi
River Nile - Aswan Dam
 
Courmayeur, Italy
Dorset Coast, S. England
Yorkshire Coast, E. England
Netherlands (MEDC)
Bangladesh (LEDC)


Climate, Weather, and Water
Sahara
Manaus / Amazon
Nigeria
Topic Area


Strict government birth control
International Migration
International Migration
International Migration
Internal Migration


Site and situation of settlements
Shanty towns
Problems in developing cities
Problems in developed cities
Changes in a city
New Town in the developing world
Urban Redevelopment


Overcoming physical problems / Capital intensive farming
Diversification on a farm
Shifting cultivation / Influence of physical factors
Desertification - the causes, consequences, solutions
Soil erosion


Coal: Primary Industry (raw material location)
and Steel: Secondary Industry (changing location factors)
and Industrial region in MEDC / Importance of transport
Industrial region in MEDC / Importance of transport
Worldwide location of Trans-national Company
Worldwide / European location of Trans-national Company
Industrial region in LEDC / Change over time
Industrial region in LEDC / Importance of transport, market


Causes and effects
Features of lower course of river / River flooding
River management to reduce flooding / drought
and Multipurpose scheme / Importance of irrigation
Use of glacial valley for tourism
Erosional features in hard chalk and limestone
Flamborough Head to Spurn Point
Causes / effects / prevention of coastal flooding
Causes / effects of coastal flooding
and Hurricanes / Means of preventing loss of life



Tropical Desert
Equatorial Climate
Savanna / continental interior

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