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OCR (B) GCSE Geography By Michael Raw

OCR (B) GCSE Geography
by Michael Raw

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Fully revised and updated for the OCR (B) specification, this second edition combines comprehensive and accessible coverage of the specification with an exciting range of activities and new case study material.
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OCR (B) GCSE Geography: Textbook by Michael Raw

OCR (B) GCSE Geography (Second Edition) has been completely rewritten and combines comprehensive and accessible coverage of the OCR (B) specification with an exciting range of activities and new case study material. Written by highly experienced examiner and author Michael Raw and printed in full colour throughout, the book comprises nine chapters which cover the four key themes: -- Rivers and coasts, Population and settlement, Natural hazards and Economic development -- as well as fieldwork investigation. Each chapter features: a key ideas section to introduce students to the important facts about the topic(s) Fact file boxes exploring sub-topics in greater depth various activities to test the skills needed to conduct geographical study and enquiry up-to-date case studies providing real-world illustration of geographical topics and processes full-colour diagrams, maps, figures and photographs key terms highlighted throughout Embodying the aim of the specification to promote an 'issue-based' investigative approach to GCSE geography, OCR (B) GCSE Geography is the ideal text to develop students' knowledge and understanding of each topic and improve their geographical skills in preparation for exam success.

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About Michael Raw

Michael Raw is a current Head of Geography and has been an A-level Principal Examiner for the last 12 years. His publications include the AS Physical Geography Teacher Resource Pack and he is series editor for the AS/A Level Geography Advanced TopicMasters, all published by Philip Allan Updates.

Table of Contents

Introduction THEME 1 Rivers and Coasts 1 Rivers Part 1 Hydrology Part 2 Floods Part 3 Fluvial landforms and processes 2 Coasts Part 1 Coastal processes and landforms Part 2 Coastal management THEME 2 Population and Settlement 3 Population Part 1 Population structure Part 2 Population change Part 3 Migration 4 Settlement Part 1 Urban and rural populations Part 2 Land use patterns in cities Part 3 The provision of goods and retail services THEME 3 Natural Hazards 5 Tectonic hazards Part 1 The distribution and causes of earthquakes and volcanoes Part 2 Earthquake and volcanic hazards Part 3 The impact of earthquakes 6 Climatic hazards Part 1 Tropical storms Part 2 Droughts Part 3 Case studies of tropical storms and drought THEME 4 Development 7 Development and employment Part 1 What is development? Part 2 Development and International aid Part 3 Employment structures and patterns 8 Economic activity Part 1 The location of economic activities Part 2 Multi-national corporations (MNCs) and development Part 3 Economic activities and the physical environment 9 Fieldwork investigation in geography Part 1 Setting the scene Part 2 Method of data collection Part 3 Data presentation and analysis Part 4 Evaluation and conclusion

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OCR (B) GCSE Geography: Textbook by Michael Raw
Michael Raw
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Hodder Education
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