Geography: An Integrated Approach

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Nelson Thornes, 2000 - Social Science - 657 pages
The bestselling A level text which contains advice from leading authorities in the field of geography research. Stimulate students with clear, in-depth material suitable for all A Level specifications, as well as being suitable for the Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher.
 

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Contents

Platetectonics earthquakes
8
a simplified history
9
earthquakes
11
a constructive plate margin
16
a destructive plate margin
18
a collision plate margin
20
the Mississippi 1993 87 6 The San Andreas Fault a conservative plate margin
21
the MetroCentre 433 Frameworks 56 London the Docklands Development Corporation LDDC 440 1 Using the Internet for study
22
creating an ecosystem
302
population densities at the national level
347
nomadic herders 479 thesis testing 66 Amazon Basin shifting cultivation 480 12 Models
352
family planning
358
an ageing population
360
ruralurban migration 363
366
refugees
368
Turkish migrant workers
369

the Yangtze 91 7 Solfatara Italy an area of declining volcanic activity
26
shanty settlements 443 2 Natural hazards
31
Chapter 2
40
functional zones 444 3 A systems approach
45
the Colorado 93 8 Southern Italy a mudslide
49
Chapter3
58
problems resulting from rapid 4 Quantitative techniques and statistical methods
59
5 Thermokarst 137 river discharge
64
urban growth 447 of data interpretation
67
river processes
73
a waterfall
76
fact or fiction? 191 12 River Derwent Yorkshire a river flood
80
9 Shortterm and longterm climatic changes a rejuvenated river
82
Chapter 4
102
El Niño and la Niña 250 14 Antarctica and Greenland evidence of B Longterm Global warming an update 254 climatic change
104
Chapter 5
111
a housing success story 450 5 Mean median and mode
112
glacial landforms
115
glacial landforms
120
A Tropical grasslands in Kenya 335 a glacial lake
123
Periglaciation
130
18 Alaska periglacial river regimes
136
Coasts 140
148
coastal processes
150
barrier islands
156
precipitation and water supply 465 6 Sampling
159
a ria and a fjord
164
raised beaches
166
physical controls 7 Classification
167
Chapter 7
178
climate
180
flash floods
188
Chapter 8
194
karst scenery
198
The history of the Earth 8 Earthquakes
208
Farming 27 The atmosphere ozone
209
aspect
213
Structure and composition of the atmosphere 206 Energy in the atmosphere 207
219
The Great Storm C Banana cultivation 510 16 October 1987
232
Rural conflicts in south western USA 527 30 Hong Kong typhoon warning 1 May 1999
237
microhydro in Nepal 547 31 Bangladesh and Central America tropical storms
238
the monsoon climate
240
atmospheric circulation 226 Macro
242
Orl farming 466 8 Measures of dispersion
246
Weather maps and forecasting in Britain 244 Climatic change 248
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soil study in the field
270
Soil formation 260 The soil profile 262 The soil system 263 Soil properties
273
Special Administrative Region 626 34 Arran a soil catena
276
º tenure 9 Geographic Information Systems GIS
277
Case Study 10
279
a lithoSere
289
secondary plant succession
293
a multicultural society
372
multicultural societies
374
racial and religious harmony
375
overpopulation and underpopulation
377
Chapter 14
392
site situation morphology and functions
396
a village
399
evolution of settlement
400
Urbanisation
418
a concentric urban structure
421
a multiplenuclei urban structure
424
The CBD
430
tropical commercial plantation 14 Values and attitudes
437
15 How reliable are statistics?
448
Chapter 16
462
intensive commercial Spearmans rank correlation and chisquared 635
487
Mediterranean farming
489
irrigation 490 Decision Making Exercises 74 Southwest England organic farming 498
498
Chapter 17
516
food shortages 503 Country Park 76 Ethiopia Amazonia and Malaysia forestry
520
developing countries
522
forest fires 21 Focus on key skills 78 North Wales slate quarrying 523
523
Chapter 18
532
tin mining 523 Communication 101
544
Chapter 19
552
wood pulp and paper 562 Index 650
563
car assembly
565
hightech industries
566
industrial growth decline and regeneration
570
the informal Sector
575
Intermediate Technology Development Group ITDG projects
577
a newly industrialised country
578
Tourism
586
a National Park
592
the lifecycle of a tourist area
594
a mountainous area under threat
595
ecotourism
598
interdependence
604
water transport
607
an ocean port
608
the Channel Tunnel rail link
609
Birmingham Northern Relief Road
611
Heathrow Airport
612
traffic
619
Chapter 22
630
women and development
633
child labour
634
Origins of settlement 388 Functions of settlements 392 Differences between
640
coreperiphery
641
Health and development 644 AIDS and HIV 645 Case Study 22
646
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