Oxford University Press
Geography for Edexcel A Level Year 1 and AS Level Revision Guide
Bob Digby, Catherine Hurst, Rebecca Tudor
Geography for Edexcel A Level Year 1 and AS Level Revision Guide
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Geography for Edexcel A Level Year 1 and AS Level Revision Guide is the most student-friendly resource for the 2016 Edexcel 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 Student Book 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.

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English
ISBN
9780198432807
Contents
Introduction: Aiming for success
1 Tectonic processes and hazards
Chapter overview
1.1 Natural hazards and disasters
1.2 Plate tectonics
1.3 Understanding earthquakes
1.4 Understanding volcanic eruptions
1.5 Understanding tsunami
1.6 Why do some natural hazards become disasters?
1.7 Governance and natural disasters
1.8 Geophysical disaster trends and hazard profiles
1.9 Multiple-hazard zones
1.10 Hazard management theoretical models
1.11 Managing the impacts of tectonic hazards
2 Glaciated landscapes and change
Chapter overview
2.1 Svalbard – a glaciated landscape
2.2 Climate change and glaciation
2.3 Past and present ice cover
2.4 Periglacial processes and landscapes
2.5 Mass balance and glaciers as systems
2.6 Glacial movement
2.7 The glacier landform system
2.8 Glacial erosion and landforms
2.9 Glacial deposition and landforms
2.10 Glacial meltwater and landforms
2.11 Glaciated landscapes 1 – the Lake District
2.12 Glaciated landscapes 2 – Everest and the Sagarmatha National Park
2.13 Glaciated landscapes 3 – tundra ecosystems
3 Coastal landscapes and change
Chapter overview
3.1 Coastal landscapes and systems
3.2 Geology and the coast
3.3 Waves and beaches
3.4 Coastal erosion – processes and landforms
3.5 Coastal transport and deposition
3.6 Weathering and mass movement at the coast
3.7 Sea level change
3.8 Holderness and coastal erosion
3.9 Coastal flooding
3.10 Managing coastal erosion and flooding
3.11 Managing coasts in a holistic way
4 Globalisation
Chapter overview
4.1 Understanding globalisation
4.2 Defining globalisation
4.3 The key players in globalisation
4.4 TNCs and globalisation
4.5 ‘Switched on’ and ‘switched off’ worlds
4.6 The global shift: winners and losers
4.7 Global interconnections
4.8 Towards a global culture?
4.9 Closing the development gap?
4.10 Rising tensions
4.11 Consequences, ethics and sustainability
5 Regenerating places
Chapter overview
5.1 Thinking about places
5.2 Understanding your place
5.3 Changing places – London’s East End
5.4 Investigating places
5.5 Successful places?
5.6 Engaging with places
5.7 Investigating the need for regeneration
5.8 The role of the government in regeneration
5.9 Regenerating rural places
5.10 Regenerating urban places
5.11 Regeneration – how successful?
5.12 Urban regeneration – the players
5.13 Rural regeneration – the players
6 Diverse places
Chapter overview
6.1 Making the change
6.2 The UK’s changing population structure
6.3 How population characteristics vary
6.4 Investigating connections
6.5 How do different people view diverse living spaces?
6.6 Perceptions of rural places
6.7 Investigating people’s perceptions
6.8 Increasing diversity in the UK
6.9 Understanding segregation in London
6.10 Change, tension and conflict
6.11 Managing cultural and demographic issues
6.12 Key players in managing urban communities
6.13 Key players in managing rural communities
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