CXC Study Guide: Geography for CSEC
$17.49

CXC Study Guide: Geography for CSEC

By Simon Ross, Alison Rae, Michael Clarke, Erma Hutton, Henderson Nurse, Judy Rocke
US$ 17.49
Book Description

Developed exclusively with the Caribbean Examinations Council, this Study Guide will provide you with the support to maximise your performance in CSEC Geography. Written by a team of experts in the syllabus and the examination, this Study Guide covers all the essential information in an easy-to-use double page spread format. Each topic begins with key learning outcomes and contains a range of features to enhance your study of the subject.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1 Natural systems
    • 1.1 Theory of plate tectonics
    • 1.2 Types of plate boundary
    • 1.3 The Caribbean and adjacent plate boundaries
    • 1.4 Occurrence and distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes
    • 1.5 Occurrence and distribution of island arcs, ocean trenches,fold mountains and major faults
    • 1.6 Intrusive and extrusive volcanic features
    • 1.7 The rock cycle
    • 1.8 Weathering
    • 1.9 Mass movement
    • 1.10 Limestone – formation, characteristics and processes
    • 1.11 Limestone landforms
    • 1.12 Limestone landforms in the Caribbean
    • 1.13 Weather and climate in the Caribbean
    • 1.14 Factors affecting weather and climate
    • 1.15 Equatorial and tropical maritime climates
    • 1.16 Caribbean weather systems
    • 1.17 Hurricanes
    • 1.18 Global warming –evidence and causes
    • 1.19 The effects of global warming
    • 1.20 Reducing the impact of global warming
    • 1.21 Ecosystems
    • 1.22 Tropical rainforest biome
    • 1.23 Positive and negative impacts of human activities in tropical rainforest biomes
    • 1.24 Soil
    • 1.25 The hydrological cycle
    • 1.26 Drainage system –fluvial processes
    • 1.27 River landforms
    • 1.28 Coastal system – wave processes
    • 1.29 Coastal landforms
    • 1.30 Drainage patterns
    • 1.31 Coral reefs
    • 1.32 Mangrove wetlands
    • 1.33 Natural hazards and natural disasters
    • Unit 1 Practice exam questions
  • 2 Human systems
    • 2.1 Global population distribution and density
    • 2.2 Population distribution and density in the Caribbean
    • 2.3 Population change
    • 2.4 Population structure
    • 2.5 Population growth case studies
    • 2.6 Urbanisation in the Caribbean
    • 2.7 Problems of urbanisation in the Caribbean: Kingston, Jamaica
    • 2.8 Controlling urbanisation in the Caribbean
    • 2.9 International migration in the Caribbean
    • 2.10 Economic sectors in the Caribbean
    • 2.11 Resources and their locations
    • 2.12 Primary sector case study: fishing
    • Primary sector case study: crude oil and natural gas in Trinidad and Tobago
    • 2.14 Secondary sector casestudy: food processing in the Caribbean (CARICOM)
    • 2.15 Tertiary sector case study: tourism in the Caribbean
    • 2.16 Tourism case studies: Jamaica and Belize
    • 2.17 Quaternary sector casestudy: ICT industries and call centres
    • 2.18 Agriculture in the Caribbean
    • 2.19 Characteristics of commercial farming in Jamaica
    • 2.20 Recent changes in Caribbean commercial agriculture
    • 2.21 Characteristics of commercial sugar cane farming in the Caribbean: Guyana
    • 2.22 Challenges facing the Caribbean economies
    • 2.23 Environmental degradationin the Caribbean as a resultof economic activities
    • Unit 2 Practice exam questions
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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