Oxford International AQA Examinations: International GCSE Geography
$31.88

Oxford International AQA Examinations: International GCSE Geography

By Simon Ross, Stephen Durman
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Book Description

The only textbook that fully supports the OxfordAQA International GCSE Geography specification (9230), for first teaching from September 2018. It will fully engage students with physical and human topics, make learning relevant with current, international case studies.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Unit 1 – Living with the physical environment
    • Section A – The challenge of natural hazards
      • 1 Natural hazards
        • 1.1 What are natural hazards?
      • 2 Tectonic hazards
        • 2.1 Distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes
        • 2.2 Physical processes at plate margins
        • 2.3 The effects of earthquakes
        • 2.4 Responses to earthquakes
        • 2.5 Living with the risk from tectonic hazards
        • 2.6 Reducing the risk from tectonic hazards
      • 3 Weather hazards
        • 3.1 Global atmospheric circulation
        • 3.2 Where and how are tropical storms formed?
        • 3.3 The structure and features of tropical storms
        • 3.4 Typhoon Haiyan – a tropical storm
        • 3.5 Reducing the effects of tropical storms
      • 4 Climate change
        • 4.1 What is the evidence for climate change?
        • 4.2 What are the natural causes of climate change?
        • 4.3 What are the human causes of climate change?
        • 4.4 Managing the impacts of climate change (1)
        • 4.5 Managing the impacts of climate change (2)
    • Section B – The living world
      • 5 Ecosystems
        • 5.1 Introducing a small-scale ecosystem
        • 5.2 How does change affect ecosystems?
        • 5.3 Introducing global ecosystems
      • 6 Tropical rainforests
        • 6.1 Environmental characteristics of rainforests
        • 6.2 Causes of deforestation in Malaysia
        • 6.3 Impacts of deforestation in Malaysia
        • 6.4 Managing tropical rainforests
        • 6.5 Sustainable management of tropical rainforests
      • 7 Hot deserts
        • 7.1 Environmental characteristics of hot deserts
        • 7.2 Causes of desertification in hot deserts
        • 7.3 Reducing desertification in hot deserts
    • Section C – Physical landscapes
      • 8 Physical landscapes in the Middle and Far East
        • 8.1 The Middle and Far East
      • 9 Coastal landscapes
        • 9.1 Wave types and their characteristics
        • 9.2 Weathering and mass movement
        • 9.3 Coastal erosion processes
        • 9.4 Coastal erosion landforms
        • 9.5 Coastal deposition landforms
        • 9.6 Coastal landforms in Indonesia (1)
        • 9.7 Coastal landforms in Indonesia (2)
        • 9.8 Coastal management strategies
        • 9.9 Coastal management at Mactan Island
      • 10 Hot desert landscapes
        • 10.1 Aeolian (wind) processes
        • 10.2 Water processes
        • 10.3 Wind landforms
        • 10.4 Water landforms
        • 10.5 Opportunities for development in hot deserts
        • 10.6 Challenges of development in hot deserts
      • 11 River landscapes
        • 11.1 Changes in rivers and their valleys
        • 11.2 Fluvial (river) processes
        • 11.3 River erosion landforms
        • 11.4 River erosion and deposition landforms
        • 11.5 Factors increasing flood risk
        • 11.6 Managing floods – hard engineering
        • 11.7 Managing floods – soft engineering
        • 11.8 Managing floods in the Huai River Basin, China
  • Unit 2 – Challenges in the human environment
    • Section A – Urban issues and challenges
      • 12 The urban world
        • 12.1 An increasingly urban world
        • 12.2 The emergence of megacities
      • 13 Urban growth
        • 13.1 Exploring Mumbai
        • 13.2 Mumbai: a growing city
        • 13.3 Social opportunities
        • 13.4 Economic opportunities
        • 13.5 Managing urban growth
        • 13.6 Providing basic resources and services
        • 13.7 Managing waste, recycling and pollution
        • 13.8 Managing traffic congestion
        • 13.9 Improving the quality of life for the urban poor
      • 14 World cities
        • 14.1 What is a world city?
        • 14.2 London: a world city
        • 14.3 The importance of London as a world city
        • 14.4 London’s economic, social and environmental opportunities
        • 14.5 London’s economic and social challenges
        • 14.6 London’s environmental challenges
        • 14.7 Managing London’s resources
        • 14.8 London Olympic Park: an urban regeneration project
        • 14.9 New York: a world city
        • 14.10 The importance of New York as a world city
        • 14.11 New York’s economic, social and environmental opportunities
        • 14.12 New York’s economic and social challenges
        • 14.13 New York’s environmental challenges
    • Section B – The changing economic world
      • 15 The development gap
        • 15.1 Our unequal world
        • 15.2 Measuring development
        • 15.3 The demographic transition model
        • 15.4 Changing population structures
        • 15.5 Causes of uneven development
        • 15.6 Uneven development – wealth and health
        • 15.7 Uneven development – migration
        • 15.8 Reducing the gap
        • 15.9 Reducing the gap – aid and intermediate technology
        • 15.10 Reducing the gap – fair trade
        • 15.11 Reducing the gap – debt relief
        • 15.12 Reducing the gap – tourism
      • 16 Nigeria: newly emerging economy
        • 16.1 Exploring Nigeria (1)
        • 16.2 Exploring Nigeria (2)
        • 16.3 Nigeria in the wider world
        • 16.4 Balancing a changing industrial structure
        • 16.5 The impacts of transnational corporations
        • 16.6 The impacts of international aid
        • 16.7 Managing environmental issues
        • 16.8 Quality of life in Nigeria
    • Section C – Global issues
      • 17 Water
        • 17.1 Global water supply
        • 17.2 The impact of water insecurity
        • 17.3 How can water supply be increased?
        • 17.4 The Lesotho Highland Water Project
        • 17.5 Sustainable water supplies
        • 17.6 The Wakel River Basin project
      • 18 Energy
        • 18.1 Global energy supply and demand
        • 18.2 Impacts of energy insecurity
        • 18.3 Strategies to increase energy supply
        • 18.4 Gas – a non-renewable resource
        • 18.5 Sustainable energy use
        • 18.6 The Chambamontera micro-hydro scheme
      • 19 Population
        • 19.1 The change in world population over time
        • 19.2 Causes of global increase in population
        • 19.3 Environmental and economic impacts of population change
        • 19.4 Strategies to manage population growth
        • 19.5 International migration
        • 19.6 Causes and impacts of forced migration
        • 19.7 Causes and impacts of voluntary migration
      • 20 Communication
        • 20.1 Development of ocean shipping and ports
        • 20.2 Global patterns of movement by sea
        • 20.3 The world’s leading ports
        • 20.4 Comparing ocean transport with air transport
        • 20.5 Development of airports and global patterns
        • 20.6 Advantages of international links for manufacturing, trade and tourism
        • 20.7 Challenges of increasing airport development
        • 20.8 Developments in ICT
        • 20.9 Development of International phone links
        • 20.10 ICT and economic growth in NEEs: call centres
        • 20.11 ICT and economic growth in NEEs: TNC investment
        • 20.12 ICT and economic growth in NEEs: trade and tourism
  • Unit 3 – Geographical applications and skills
    • 21 Fieldwork
      • 21.1 Investigating river processes and management
      • 21.2 Primary data collection in river fieldwork
      • 21.3 Processing and presenting river fieldwork
      • 21.4 Analysis and conclusions – river enquiry
      • 21.5 Evaluating your river enquiry
      • 21.6 Investigating variations in urban quality of life
      • 21.7 Primary data collection for urban fieldwork
      • 21.8 Processing and presenting urban fieldwork
      • 21.9 Analysis and conclusions – urban enquiry
      • 21.10 Evaluating your urban enquiry
    • 22 Geographical skills
      • 22.1 Cartographic skills
      • 22.2 Graphical skills
      • 22.3 Statistical skills
  • Glossary
  • OS map symbols key
  • Index
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