Title Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography, 2/e
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Author Garrett Nagle, Paul Guinness
ISBN 9781471868566
List price GBP 44.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 512
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2016
Original publisher Hodder Education
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Description:

This resource is endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations

Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography second edition has been especially written for Cambridge International Examinations AS and A Level Geography (9696).

The book covers the core syllabus, and all the human and physical geography options, with a strong emphasis on geographical skills, including advice on fieldwork. There is an international focus throughout with examples and case studies taken from around the world.

  • Endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations for syllabus 9696
  • Covers the full content of the syllabus, including all eight options
  • Written by experienced authors, examiners and teachers
  • Provides an international focus, including examples and case studies from around the world
  • Geographical Skills Workbook provides plenty of additional practice


Contents:

Introduction

Structure of the Syllabus

Chapter 1: Core Physical Geography • Topic 1: Hydrology and fluvial geomorphology • The drainage basin system • Discharge relationships within drainage basins • River channel processes and landforms • The human impact • Topic 2: Atmosphere and weather • Diurnal energy budgets • The global energy budget • Weather processes and phenomena • The human impact • Topic 3: Rocks and weathering • Plate tectonics • Weathering and rocks • Slope processes • The human impact

Chapter 2: Core Human Geography • Topic 4: Population • Natural increase as a component of population change • Demographic transition • Population-resource relationships • The management of natural increase • Topic 5: Migration • Migration as a component of population change • Internal migration (within a country) • International migration • A case study of international migration • Topic 6: Settlement dynamics • Changes in rural settlements • Urban trends and issues of urbanisation • The changing structure of urban settlements • The management of urban settlements

Chapter 3: Advanced Physical Geography Options • Topic 7: Tropical environments • Tropical climates • Landforms of tropical environments • Humid tropical (rainforest) ecosystems and seasonally humid tropical (savanna) ecosystems • Sustainable management of tropical environments • Topic 8: Coastal environments • Coastal processes • Characteristics and formation of coastal landforms • Coral reefs • Sustainable management of coasts • Topic 9: Hazardous environments • Hazards resulting from tectonic processes • Hazards resulting from mass movements • Hazards resulting from atmospheric disturbances • Sustainable management of hazardous environments • Topic 10: Hot arid and semi-arid environments • Hot arid and semi-arid climates • Landforms of hot arid and semi-arid environments • Soils and vegetation • Sustainable management of hot arid and semi-arid environments

Chapter 4: Advanced Human Geography Options   Topic 11: Production, location and change • Agricultural systems and food production • The management of agricultural change • Manufacturing and related service industry • The management of change in manufacturing industry • Topic 12: Environmental management • Sustainable energy supplies • The management of energy supply • Environmental degradation • The management of a degraded environment • Topic 13: Global interdependence •  Trade flows and trading patterns • International debt and international aid • The development of international tourism • The management of a tourist destination • Topic 14: Economic transition • National development • The globalisation of economic activity • Regional development • The management of regional development

Appendix • Resources for the Geographical Skills Workbook

Index

Acknowledgements


Target Audience:

For Cambridge AS and A level geography students.

 
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