Author: John Hancock

Publisher: Letts and Lonsdale


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

Publisher: Springer


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

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Education

Page: 586

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

Coursemate for OCR C GCSE Geography

Author: John Edwards

Publisher: Nelson Thornes


Category: Geography

Page: 128

View: 128

The New Wider World Coursemate for OCR C GCSE Geography provides summaries of key content and key ideas to support OCR's 2001 Geography C specification.

The New Wider World Coursemate for Standard Grade Geography

Author: David Wood

Publisher: Nelson Thornes


Category: Geography

Page: 136

View: 410

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.

Marine Tephrochronology

Author: W.E.N. Austin

Publisher: Geological Society of London


Category: Science

Page: 213

View: 122

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.

Modelling Scale in Geographical Information Science

Author: Nicholas Tate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Science

Page: 277

View: 300

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.

Palaeohistoria 41/42 (1999-2000)

Institute of Archaeology, Groningen, the Netherlands

Author: Institute of Archaeology

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Science

Page: 496

View: 171

This work covers various topics relating to palaeontology.