GCSE 9-1 Geography AQA Revision Guide
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GCSE 9-1 Geography AQA Revision Guide

By Tim Bayliss, Rebecca Tudor, Bob Digby, Catherine Hurst
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Book Description

The GCSE 9-1 Geography AQA Revision Guide is the most student-friendly revision resource for the 2016 AQA GCSE Geography (9-1) specification - written specially to target the demands of revising for linear exams for the first time. Accessible, clear and thorough, this revision guide engages all your students. Each Student Book topic is condensed into interesting, relevant single-page examples. Clearly-written objectives open each page, 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 all aspects of the exam reinforce the guide's rigour. The guide also features revision checklists and a full glossary of
terms.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction: Helping you succeed
  • Unit 1 Living with the physical environment
    • Section A The challenge of natural hazards
      • 1 Natural Hazards
        • 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
        • 3.6 Weather hazards in the UK
        • 3.7 The Somerset Levels floods, 2014 (1)
        • 3.8 The Somerset Levels floods, 2014 (2)
        • 3.9 Extreme weather in the UK
      • 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 Rainforst
        • 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 Opportunities for development in hot deserts
        • 7.3 Challenges of development in hot deserts
        • 7.4 Causes of desertification in hot deserts
        • 7.5 Reducing desertification in hot deserts
      • 8 Cold Environments
        • 8.1 Characteristics of cold environments
        • 8.2 Opportunities for development in Svalbard
        • 8.3 Challenges of development in Svalbard
        • 8.4 Cold environments under threat
        • 8.5 Managing cold environments
    • Section C Physical landscapes inthe UK
      • 9 UK landscapes
        • 9.1 The UK’s relief and landscapes
      • 10 Coastal landscapes
        • 10.1 Wave types and their characteristics
        • 10.2 Weathering and mass movement
        • 10.3 Coastal erosion processes
        • 10.4 Coastal erosion landforms
        • 10.5 Coastal deposition landforms
        • 10.6 Coastal landforms at Swanage (1)
        • 10.7 Coastal landforms at Swanage (2)
        • 10.8 Managing coasts – hard engineering
        • 10.9 Managing coasts – soft engineering
        • 10.10 Managing coasts – managed retreat
        • 10.11 Coastal management at Lyme Regis
      • 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 River landforms on the River Tees
        • 11.6 Factors increasing flood risk
        • 11.7 Managing floods – hard engineering
        • 11.8 Managing floods – soft engineering
        • 11.9 Managing floods at Banbury
      • 12 Glacial landscapes
        • 12.1 Processes in glacial environments
        • 12.2 Glacial erosion landforms
        • 12.3 Glacial transportation and deposition landforms
        • 12.4 Glacial landforms at Cadair Idris
        • 12.5 Economic opportunities in glaciated areas
        • 12.6 Conflict in glaciated areas
        • 12.7 Managing tourism in the Lake District
  • Unit 2 Challenges in the human environment
    • Section A Urban issues and challenges
      • 13 The urban world
        • 13.1 An increasingly urban world
        • 13.2 The emergence of megacities
        • 13.3 Introducing Rio de Janeiro
        • 13.4 Social challenges in Rio
        • 13.5 Economic challenges in Rio
        • 13.6 Improving Rio’s environment
        • 13.7 Managing the growth of squatter settlements
        • 13.8 Planning for Rio’s urban poor
      • 14 Urban change in the UK
        • 14.1 Where do people live in the UK?
        • 14.2 Introducing Bristol
        • 14.3 How can urban change create social opportunities?
        • 14.4 How can urban change create economic opportunities?
        • 14.5 How can urban change affect the environment?
        • 14.6 Environmental challenges in Bristol
        • 14.7 Creating a clean environment in Bristol
        • 14.8 Social inequality in Bristol
        • New housing for Bristol 14.9
        • 14.10 The Temple Quarter regeneration (1)
        • 14.11 The Temple Quarter regeneration (2)
      • 15 Sustainable Urban Development
        • 15.1 Planning for urban sustainability
        • 15.2 Sustainable living in Freiburg
        • 15.3 Sustainable traffic management strategies
    • Section B The changing economic world
      • 16 The development gap
        • 16.1 Our unequal world
        • 16.2 Measuring development
        • 16.3 The Demographic Transition Model
        • 16.4 Changing population structures
        • 16.5 Causes of uneven development
        • 16.6 Uneven development – wealth and health
        • 16.7 Uneven development – migration
        • 16.8 Reducing the gap
        • 16.9 Reducing the gap – aid and intermediate technology
        • 16.10 Reducing the gap – fair trade
        • 16.11 Reducing the gap – debt relief
        • 16.12 Reducing the gap – tourism
      • 17 Nigeria: a newly emerging economy
        • 17.1 Exploring Nigeria (1)
        • 17.2 Exploring Nigeria (2)
        • 17.3 Nigeria in the wider world
        • 17.4 Balancing a changing industrial structure
        • 17.5 The impacts of transnational corporations
        • 17.6 The impacts of international aid
        • 17.7 Managing environmental issues
        • 17.8 Quality of life in Nigeria
      • 18 The changing UK economy
        • 18.1 Changes in the UK economy
        • 18.2 A post-industrial economy
        • 18.3 UK science and business parks
        • 18.4 Environmental impacts of industry
        • 18.5 Changing rural landscapes in the UK
        • 18.6 Changing transport infrastructure (1)
        • 18.7 Changing transport infrastructure (2)
        • 18.8 The north–south divide
        • 18.9 The UK in the wider world (1)
        • 18.10 The UK in the wider world (2)
    • Section C The challenge of resource management
      • 19 Resource managemen
        • 19.1 The global distribution of resources
        • 19.2 Provision of food in the UK
        • 19.3 Provision of water in the UK
        • 19.4 Provision of energy in the UK
      • 20 Food management
        • 20.1 Global food supply
        • 20.2 Impact of food insecurity
        • 20.3 Increasing food supply
        • 20.4 The Indus Basin Irrigation System
        • 20.5 Sustainable food production (1)
        • 20.6 Sustainable food production (2)
      • 21 Water management
        • 21.1 Global water supply
        • 21.2 The impact of water insecurity
        • 21.3 How can water supply be increased?
        • 21.4 The Lesotho High land Water Project
        • 21.5 Sustainable water supplies
        • 21.6 The Wakel River Basin project
      • 22 Energy management
        • 22.1 Global energy supply and demand
        • 22.2 Impacts of energy security
        • 22.3 Strategies to increase energy supply
        • 22.4 Gas – a non-renewable resource
        • 22.5 Sustainable energy use
        • 22.6 The Chambamontera micro-hydro scheme
  • Unit 3 – Geographical applications
    • 23 Issue evaluation and Fieldwork
      • 23.1 Preparing for Paper 3 – the Issue evaluation
      • 23.2 The Christ church earthquakes
      • 23.3 The Issue evaluation exam
      • 23.4 The Issue evaluation mark scheme
    • 24 Fieldwork
      • 24.1 Preparing for Paper 3 – Fieldwork
      • 24.2 Fieldwork exam questions – familiar fieldwork
      • 24.3 Fieldwork exam questions – unfamiliar fieldwork
      • 24.4 Designing a suitable question for an enquiry
      • 24.5 Data collection
      • 24.6 Presenting fieldwork data
      • 24.7 Describing and analysing fieldwork data
      • 24.8 Drawing conclusions from your fieldwork
      • 24.9 Evaluating your fieldwork
      • 24.10 Gearing up for the exam
  • Glossary
  • Command words
  • Ordnance Survey map symbols
  • Revision planner
  • Back Cover
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