Core Themes in Geography

Physical

Author: Eddie Broadley,R. Ritchie Cunningham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780050045565

Category: Physical geography

Page: 172

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Catering for A-level or H Grade geography students, this is part of a series using a range of case studies from the developed and developing world in conjunction with illustrative resources to cover the core themes of geography at this level. This volume focuses on physical geography.

Geography

Author: John Hancock,Alan Bilham-Boult

Publisher: Letts and Lonsdale

ISBN: 9781843155089

Category: Geography

Page: 198

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New editions of the bestselling Revise GCSE Study Guides with a fresh new look and updated content in line with curriculum changes. Revise GCSE contains everything students need to achieve the GCSE grade they want. Each title has been written by a GCSE examiner to help boost students' learning and focus their revision. Each title provides complete curriculum coverage with clearly marked exam board labels so students can easily adapt the content to fit the course they are studying. Revise GCSE is an ideal course companion throughout a student's GCSE study and acts as the ultimate Study Guide throughout their revision.

The Geographical Sciences During 1986—2015

From the Classics To the Frontiers

Author: Shuying Leng,Xizhang Gao,Tao Pei,Guoyou Zhang,Liangfu Chen,Xi Chen,Canfei He,Daming He,Xiaoyan Li,Chunye Lin,Hongyan Liu,Weidong Liu,Yihe Lü,Shilong Piao,Qiuhong Tang,Fulu Tao,Lide Tian,Xiaohua Tong,Cunde Xiao,Desheng Xue,Linsheng Yang,Linwang Yuan,Yuanming Zheng,Huiyi Zhu,Liping Zhu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811018847

Category: Science

Page: 596

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In four chapters and an introduction, this book systematically helps readers understand the development of the Geographical Sciences both in China and in the world during the past 30 years. Through data analysis of methodologies including CiteSpace, TDA, qualitative analysis, questionnaires, data mining and mathematical statistics, the book explains the evolution of research topics and their driving factors in the Geographical Sciences and its four branches, namely Physical Geography, Human Geography, Geographical Information Science and Environmental Geography. It also identifies the role of the Geographical Sciences in the analysis of strategic issues such as global change and terrestrial ecosystems, terrestrial water cycle and water resources, land change, global cryosphere evolution and land surface processes on the Tibetan Plateau, economic globalization and local responses, regional sustainable development, remote sensing modelling and parameter inversion, spatial analysis and simulation, and tempo-spatial processes and modelling of environmental pollutants. It then discusses research development and inadequacy of Chinese Geographical Sciences in the above-mentioned topics, as well as in the fields including Geomorphology and Quaternary environmental change, Ecohydrology, ecosystem services, the urbanization process and mechanism, medical and health geography, international rivers and transboundary environment and resources, detection and attribution of changes in land surface sensitive components, and uncertainty of spatial information and spatial analysis. It shows that the NSFC has driven the development in all these topics and fields. In addition, the book summarises trends of the Geographical Sciences in China and the research level in major countries of the world through an overview of geographical education in colleges and universities, the analysis of publications, citations and author networks of SCI/SSCI and CSCD indexed articles, and the description of Sino-USA, Sino-UK and Sino-German cooperation. This book serves as an important reference to anyone interested in geographical sciences and related fields.

Introducing the IB Diploma Programme

Author: Marc Abrioux,Jill Rutherford

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107606284

Category: Education

Page: 586

View: 3004

An ideal reference guide to introducing the IB Diploma in your school.

Strabons Geographika: Buch XIV-XVII, Text und Übersetzung

Author: Strabo

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 9783525259535

Category: History

Page: 574

View: 7222

English summary: The only geographical description which has been preserved of the Hellenic and Roman world. Volume 4 (XIV-XVII: Text and translation): Asia Minor (continuation), Persia, India, Middle East, Egypt, North Africa. This volume completes the presentation of the greek text and of its translation. German description: Die auf zehn Bande angelegte Ausgabe enthalt einen aufgrund neuer Kollationierung der Haupthandschriften und unter Berucksichtigung der gesamten zu Strabon erschienenen Sekundarliteratur konstituierten Text mit kritischem und Testimonien-Apparat und deutscher Ubersetzung (Bande 1-4), einen Kommentar (Bande 5-8), eine Transkription der mittelalterlichen Strabon Epitome und Chrestomathie, die es erlaubt, jeweils mit einem Blick festzustellen, welche Teile des Strabontextes diese wichtigen Textzeugen enthalten (Band 9), und einen Registerband. Die Bande erscheinen jeweils im Abstand von etwa einem Jahr.

The New Wider World Coursemate for Standard Grade Geography

Author: David Wood

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748790821

Category: Geography

Page: 136

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The New Wider World Coursemate for Standard Grade Geography provides summaries of key content and key ideas for students as they study the Standard Grade specification and prepare for their examinations.

Farbenblind

Author: Trevor Noah

Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag

ISBN: 364120643X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 2616

Trevor Noah kam 1984 im Township Soweto als Sohn einer Xhosa und eines Schweizers zur Welt. Zu einer Zeit, da das südafrikanische Apartheidsregime „gemischtrassige“ Beziehungen weiterhin unter Strafe stellte. Als Kind, das es nicht geben durfte, erlebte er Armut und systematischen Rassismus, aber auch die mutige Auflehnung seiner "farbenblinden" Eltern, die einfallsreich versuchten, Trennungen zwischen Ethnien und Geschlechtern zu überwinden. Heute ist er ein international gefeierter Comedian, der die legendäre "The Daily Show" in den USA leitet und weltweit – ob Sydney, Dubai, Toronto, San Francisco oder Berlin – in ausverkauften Sälen auftritt. In "Farbenblind" erzählt Trevor Noah ebenso feinsinnig wie komisch in achtzehn Geschichten von seinem Aufwachsen in Südafrika, das den ganzen Aberwitz der Apartheid bündelt: warum ihn seine Mutter aus einem fahrenden Minibus warf, um Gottes Willen zu erfüllen, welche Musik er für einen tanzenden Hitler aufzulegen pflegte, um sein erstes Geld zu verdienen, und wie ihn eine Überwachungskamera, die nicht einmal zwischen Schwarz und Weiß unterscheiden konnte, vor dem Gefängnis bewahrte.

Marine Tephrochronology

Author: W.E.N. Austin,P.M. Abbott,S.M. Davies,N.J.G. Pearce,S. Wastegård

Publisher: Geological Society of London

ISBN: 1862396418

Category: Science

Page: 213

View: 1399

This Special Publication includes articles presenting recent advances in marine tephrochronological studies and outlines innovative techniques in geochemical fingerprinting, stratigraphy and the understanding of depositional processes. It represents a significant resource for the palaeoceanographic community at a time when marine tephrochronology is being more widely recognized. It will also serve as a valuable reference to a much wider community of Earth scientists, climate scientists and archaeologists, particularly in highlighting the role of tephra studies in stratigraphy and regional/extra-regional correlations, as well as in tracing the long-term history of regional and global volcanism in the deep-sea archive.

Arm und reich

die Schicksale menschlicher Gesellschaften

Author: Jared M. Diamond

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596149674

Category: Kontinent - Gesellschaft - Entwicklung - Umweltfaktor - Vor- und Frühgeschichte

Page: 550

View: 1577

Modelling Scale in Geographical Information Science

Author: Nicholas Tate,Peter M. Atkinson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471985464

Category: Science

Page: 277

View: 6542

This text is concerned with the subject of spatial scale in the context of geographical research using GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and provides an overview of the subject.

Physische Geographie

Author: Tom L. McKnight,Darrel Hess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783827373366

Category:

Page: 861

View: 5597

Palaeohistoria 41/42 (1999-2000)

Institute of Archaeology, Groningen, the Netherlands

Author: Institute of Archaeology

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9789058092007

Category: Science

Page: 496

View: 8540

This work covers various topics relating to palaeontology.

Construction Materials and Structures

Proceedings of the First International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures

Author: S.O. Ekolu,M. Dundu,X. Gao

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 1614994668

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1548

View: 8184

The two volumes of these Proceedings contain about 200 conference papers and 10 keynote papers presented at the First International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 24 to 26 November 2014. It includes sections on Materials and characterization; Durability of construction materials; Structural implications, performance, service life; Sustainability, waste utilization, the environment; and Building science and construction.

Urban and Regional Data Management

UDMS Annual 2013

Author: Claire Ellul,Sisi Zlatanova,Massimo Rumor,Robert Laurini

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315885239

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 253

View: 4436

The Urban Data Management Society has organised international symposia at various locations throughout Europe since 1971, and UDMS 2013 marks its second visit to London. From its outset, UDMS has highlighted changes and trends in urban data and urban data management. However, the rate of emergence of new data and new technologies has never been as rapid as it is now. Trends including smart cities, smart phones, social media, 3D modelling, volunteered geographic information, building information modelling and the internet of things all generate information about the urban environment and the people who live there. Additionally the volume of data generated in part through such techniques has in turn resulted in research into ‘big data’ – how best to handle the data, analyse it, visualise it in different contexts. Thus the challenges and opportunities facing those working with these new types of urban data are manifold. Given this, the general theme for UDMS 2013 was "Recent and Emerging Trends in the Management of New Urban Data." This book contains 20 papers selected from the long papers that were submitted for UDMS 2013. Each paper was reviewed by three independent academic reviewers from around the world, both for academic quality and for clarity in communication. The book is intended to be suitable for different readers – from city planners and architects to academics, students and policy makers and those involved in urban planning.