Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Field Studies Availability Checklist: OCR A

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

Water Resources

 

Irrigation study  
Water supply and demand  
 
 

Wilderness environments

 

Pressures, conflicts and management  
 
 Syllabus OCR A