AQA Geography for A Level & AS Physical Geography Revision Guide
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AQA Geography for A Level & AS Physical Geography Revision Guide

By Alice Griffiths, Tim Bayliss, Lawrence Collins, Simon Ross
US$ 14.25
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Book Description

The AQA Geography for A Level & AS Human Geography Revision Guide is the most student-friendly resource for the 2016 AQA A Level and AS Level Geography specifications - written specially to target the demands of revising for these content-heavy linear geography courses. Accessible, clear and thorough, this revision guide engages all your students. Each Human Geography section is condensed into interesting, relevant single- or double-page examples. Clearly written
objective open each section, setting out for students what they need to revise, using high-quality photos, maps and diagrams to aid retention of key geographical processes and information. Motivating revision activities and a focus on the exam requirements reinforce the rigorous approach.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction: a guide to success
  • 1 Water and carbon cycles
    • 1.1 Systems in physical geography
    • 1.2 The global water cycle
    • 1.3 Changes in the magnitude of the water cycle stores
    • 1.4 The drainage basin system
    • 1.5 The water balance
    • 1.6 The flood hydrograph
    • 1.7 Factors affecting changes in the water cycle
    • 1.8 The global carbon cycle: stores
    • 1.9 The global carbon cycle: transfers
    • 1.10 Changes in the carbon cycle: physical causes
    • 1.11 Changes in the carbon cycle: human causes
    • 1.12 The carbon budget
    • 1.13 Water, carbon and climate change
    • 1.14 Mitigating the impacts of climate change
    • 1.15 Tropical rainforests: the water cycle
    • 1.16 Tropical rainforests: the carbon cycle
    • 1.17 Case study: River catchment: the River Exe, Devon
    • 1.18 Case study: River catchment field data, the River Exe, Devon
  • 2 Hot desert systems and landscapes
    • 2.1 An introduction to hot deserts
    • 2.2 The characteristics of hot desert environments and their margins
    • 2.3 An introduction to the causes of aridity
    • 2.4 The hot desert water balance and the aridity index
    • 2.5 Energy sources and sediment in hot desert environments
    • 2.6 Weathering processes in hot desert environments
    • 2.7 The role of wind in hot desert environments
    • 2.8 Aeolian landforms in hot desert environments
    • 2.9 The role of water in hot desert environments
    • 2.10 Water-formed landforms in hot desert environments
    • 2.11 The development of characteristic desert landscapes
    • 2.12 The changing extent of hot deserts
    • 2.13 Desertification – areas at risk and causes
    • 2.14 Impacts of desertification on ecosystems, landscapes and populations
    • 2.15 Case study: Desertification in the Badia, Jordan
    • 2.16 Case study: The Mojave Desert, USA
  • 3 Coastal systems and landscapes
    • 3.1 Coasts as natural systems
    • 3.2 Sources of energy at the coast
    • 3.3 Sediment sources, cells and budgets
    • 3.4 Weathering, mass movement and runoff
    • 3.5 Marine processes – erosion, transportation and deposition
    • 3.6 Landforms and landscapes of coastal erosion
    • 3.7 Landforms and landscapes of coastal deposition
    • 3.8 Sea level change
    • 3.9 Coastal management
    • 3.10 Case study: Coastal processes on the Holderness coast
    • 3.11 Case study: Risk and opportunity in Odisha, India
  • 4 Glacial systems and landscapes
    • 4.1 Glaciated landscapes and the glacial system
    • 4.2 The nature and distribution of cold environments
    • 4.3 Glacial systems and the glacial budget
    • 4.4 Historic patterns of ice advance and retreat
    • 4.5 Warm- and cold-based glaciers
    • 4.6 Geomorphological processes
    • 4.7 Periglacial features and processes
    • 4.8 Landscapes of glacial erosion
    • 4.9 Landscapes of glacial deposition
    • 4.10 Fluvioglacial processes and landforms
    • 4.11 Periglacial landforms
    • 4.12 Fragility of cold environments
    • 4.13 Impacts of climate change on cold environments
    • 4.14 Management of cold environments
    • 4.15 Case study: Challenges and opportunities for development – Svalbard, Norway
  • 5 Hazards
    • 5.1 Hazards in a geographical context
    • 5.2 The structure of the Earth
    • 5.3 Plate tectonics theory
    • 5.4 Plate margins and magma plumes
    • 5.5 Distribution and prediction of volcanic activity
    • 5.6 Impacts of volcanic activity
    • 5.7 Human responses to a volcanic eruption
    • 5.8 Mount Etna, Sicily
    • 5.9 Earthquakes and tsunamis
    • 5.10 Distribution and prediction of earthquakes
    • 5.11 Impacts of seismic activity
    • 5.12 Human responses to seismic hazards
    • 5.13 Case study: To¯ huku – a multi-hazard environment
    • 5.14 The nature of storm hazards
    • 5.15 Impacts of storm hazards
    • 5.16 Fires in nature
    • 5.17 Case study: The Alberta wildfire 2016
    • 5.18 Storm hazards
  • 6 Ecosystems under stress
    • 6.1 An introduction to biodiversity
    • 6.2 Ecosystems, development and sustainability
    • 6.3 The nature of ecosystems – energy flows and trophic levels
    • 6.4 Nutrient cycles
    • 6.5 Terrestrial ecosystems
    • 6.6 Biomes
    • 6.7 The tropical rainforest biome
    • 6.8 The savanna grassland biome
    • 6.9 Ecosystems and vegetation succession in the British Isles
    • 6.10 Marine ecosystems
    • 6.11 Urban wasteland ecosystems
    • 6.12 Case study: Regional ecological change – Exmoor, UK
    • 6.13 Case study: Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, UK
  • Glossary
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