Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Field Studies Availability Checklist: OCR B

 Syllabus OCR B
Agriculture Horticulture X
Pressure on the urban fringe   
Coasts Cliff and beach systems X
Coastal management X
Halosere vegetation succession  
Sand dune vegetation succession and management X
Climate Forest climates  
Shelter belts and wind breaks  
Ecosystems Aleppo pine/Evergreen oak climax vegetation X
Ecology of urban areas  
Halosere vegetation succession  
Maquis/garrigue biome  
Mediterranean wetlands X
National Park management X
Sand dune vegetation succession X
Glaciation Glaciated landscapes and landforms  
Periglacial processes and landforms  
Hazards Flood and drought hazards and management X
Industry Industrial change and de-industrialisation X
Research and development incubators  
Changing pattern of retailing  
Limestone landscapes    
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  
Rural depopulation X
Sustainable rural development  
Slopes Slope processes X
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  
Tourism Intra-national tourism and recreation X
National Park management X
Sustainable tourist development X
Tourist pressures on coastal environments  
Urban City planning and development issues X
Changing pattern of retailing  
Ecology of urban areas  
Managing urban environments X
Patterns of urban land use  
Spatial segregation X
Sustainable city management X
Urban change and environmental problems  
Urban-rural migration, suburbanisation and counterurbanisation X

Water Resources


Irrigation study X
Water supply and demand X

Wilderness environments


Pressures, conflicts and management X
 Syllabus OCR B