• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

For my GCSE Coursework, I have chosen the topic of Tourism. The aim of my project is to find out the whether tourism has any: i) environmental impacts, ii) Economic impacts, or iii) Social impacts on Caerleon.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

AIM For my GCSE Coursework, I have chosen the topic of Tourism. The aim of my project is to find out the whether tourism has any: i) environmental impacts, ii) Economic impacts, or iii) Social impacts on Caerleon. ANALYSIS Fosse lane had the most amount of litter out of all five areas. Fosse Lane is situated next to the Roman Barracks so the litter could have been caused by tourists. On the other hand Caerleon School is also situated on the end of Fosse Lane, so the most likely explanation is that the litter has been caused by school children, as it is a popular lane for them to walk amongst. The only area that comes close is the Bull Inn. The Bull is situated in the High street of Caerleon and is not often walked among with the tourists as there is no main tourist features or landmarks their. Residents and members of Caerleon go around that area as there are local shops and the Bull is a local pub, popular with the locals. ...read more.

Middle

I found out that schoolchildren and residents of Caerleon cause the most impacts in Caerleon. RESULTS Duration: 10:15am - 10:30am Direction: One way: - ANALYSIS Fosse lane had the most amount of litter out of all five areas. Fosse Lane is situated next to the Roman Barracks so the litter could have been caused by tourists. On the other hand Caerleon School is also situated on the end of Fosse Lane, so the most likely explanation is that the litter has been caused by school children, as it is a popular lane for them to walk amongst. The only area that comes close is the Bull Inn. The Bull is situated in the High street of Caerleon and is not often walked among with the tourists as there is no main tourist features or landmarks their. Residents and members of Caerleon go around that area as there are local shops and the Bull is a local pub, popular with the locals. ...read more.

Conclusion

The Broadwalk is a residential area, chosen to see if there is a difference between results from a tourist area. Data was collected on a Friday morning and was collected using the same methods in each of the five areas. Data was collected using the following methods: - 1. Litter survey - to show if tourism has an effect on amounts/type of litter. An area of 15 meters by 2 meters was randomly measured in each of the areas before counting. 2. Traffic count - to see if there are different levels of pollution (noise and air). We counted every vehicle that passed and tallied the amount and type. 3. Environmental evaluation survey - to evaluate each area and to compare areas. I measured my responses to each of the areas. 4. Human impact survey - to assess how much of an impact humans have had on each site. I also used a questionnaire to find out how much of an impact tourism has on Caerleon and the persons life and a shopkeepers questionnaire to find out whether tourism had an effect on the economy of Caerleon. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Human Geography section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Human Geography essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Epping Forest Coursework

    4 star(s)

    Data Presentation and Analysis next page.... Data Presentation - Results - Raw Data Species Pillow Mounds 17.9 13.7 12.9 0.0 2.0 16.1 13.6 19.2 18 14.1 12.9 0.0 3.5 1.2 6.3 6.1 Exposed topsoil 0 50 23 90 9 45 24 8 Leaf Litter 0.2 2 0 0 0 0

  2. Geography Tourism Coursework

    The Economic Impact of Tourism In Kenya (An LEDC) Benefits: * Around 180,000 Kenyans are employed in hotels, restaurants, and as guides. * Around 380,000 Kenyans make a living by selling things tourists or by supplying hotels with food and other materials.

  1. Economic, Social and Environmental impacts of tourism in the Lake District.

    To make these policies work, the Authority must take the social and economic well being of the local communities into hand. Any company wanting to build anything must have permission, so that the authority can monitor the developments and see if there are to many that the park is loosing

  2. An Environmental Quality Survey Of Different Residential Areas

    This road got highest points in: > Traffic Moving > Graffiti > Vandalism Traffic moving was excellent. While I was standing there and doing my survey, which took approximately three minutes, I saw not even one car drive past that road.

  1. The aim of this piece of coursework is to study tourism and its importance in ...

    In 1993 a new attraction called the Sea Life Centre was made costing �3million and a refurbishment and extension of the Cliffs pavilion that costed �5.5million. In 1994 �100 000 was invested in improving the seafront. In 1995 lots of new attractions were made because lots of resorts were developing with modern facilities making the market highly competitive.

  2. The effect of tourism in the French Alps.

    This costs money in insurance and police resources, although the cost is minimal compared with the profit. Chamonix also has a big shopping area to entice tourists to spend more money. The results are more concrete, too many people and so the small town becomes overcrowded.

  1. GCSE Geography Settlement Coursework

    than once a month This is a closed question because the person being questioned is given a list of answers and has to choose one from the list. It is also a closed question because it is asking for fact.

  2. What Impacts Does Tourism Have on Dovedale? - Evaluation of our survey.

    The problem with differentiating between the bare soil & exposed rocks could simply be solved by making them separate points for analysis. If these modifications were implemented the reliability of the results would be greatly improved. If I had implicated these modifications I would have concluded that the trampling survey

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work