Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Field Studies Availability Checklist

 Syllabus AQA Edexcel OCR WJEC
A B A B A B
 
Agriculture Horticulture     X     X  
Pressure on the urban fringe X            X
                                                                                                              
Coasts Cliff and beach systems X X X X X X X
Coastal management X X X X X X X
Halosere vegetation succession   X X X X    
Sand dune vegetation succession and management X X X X X X X
 
Climate Forest climates         X   X
Shelter belts and wind breaks         X    
Topo-climates         X   X
 
Ecosystems Aleppo pine/Evergreen oak climax vegetation           X X
Ecology of urban areas   X          
Halosere vegetation succession   X X X X    
Hydrosere     X X X    
Maquis/garrigue biome X            
Mediterranean wetlands     X X X X  
National Park management     X   X X X
Plagioclimax X   X       X
Sand dune vegetation succession X X X X X X X
 
Glaciation Glaciated landscapes and landforms   X X   X   X
Periglacial processes and landforms   X X   X    
 
Hazards Flood and drought hazards and management X X X X X X X
 
Industry Industrial change and de-industrialisation X X X X X X X
Research and development incubators X   X X     X
TNCs   X X   X X X
Changing pattern of retailing     X   X    
 
Limestone landscapes       X   X    
 
Rivers Channel characteristics X   X X X X X
Drainage basin management X   X X X X X
Effects of human activity on fluvial processes X   X X X X X
Flood hazard and management X   X X X X X
Fluvial processes and landforms X   X X X X X
Rainfall-discharge relationships     X X X X X
 
Rural areas Contrasting experiences of semi-rural and extreme rural areas       X     X
Managing rural environments     X X X   X
Rural depopulation     X X X X X
Sustainable rural development     X X X   X
 
Slopes Slope processes     X   X X  
 
Soils
Brown earths, gleys, rendzinas and terra rossas X X X       X
 
Sport and leisure Impact of sport and leisure activities       X      
 
Tectonics Economic benefits of igneous activity X   X        
Extrusive landforms X   X       X
Tectonic processes and landforms X X X   X   X
 
Tourism Intra-national tourism and recreation         X X X
National Park management X   X   X X X
Sustainable tourist development X X X     X X
Tourist pressures on coastal environments       X     X
 
Urban City planning and development issues X X X X X X X
Changing pattern of retailing     X X X    
Ecology of urban areas   X          
Managing urban environments X   X X X X X
Patterns of urban land use X   X X X   X
Re-urbanisation X   X  X X   X
Spatial segregation        X   X X
Sustainable city management X X X  X X X X
Urban change and environmental problems X X X  X X   X
Urban-rural migration, suburbanisation and counterurbanisation X X X  X X X X
 
 

Water Resources

 

Irrigation study           X  
Water supply and demand           X X
 
Wilderness environments Pressures, conflicts and management        X   X  
 
 Syllabus AQA Edexcel OCR WJEC
A B A B A B