By Richard J. Lisle,Peter Brabham,John W. Barnes
By Christopher J. Humphries,Lynne R. Parenti
By Jack Pulliam
By Andy Leeder,Alan Brown,Gregg Coleman,Bob Digby,Glyn Owen,Val Davis
Help your scholars increase enquiring minds as they examine the geographical wisdom and talents they want during the enquiries of the hot OCR B specification which come with and updated case experiences, quite a lot of actions and exam-style questions built to help and stretch scholars of all abilities.
- helps scholars of all skills via differentiated actions together with scaffolded questions and extension questions.
- Highlights possibilities for fieldwork in the course of the e-book, and contains advice on undertaking fieldwork.
- Develops scholars' geographical abilities together with actions and transparent motives of the way to exploit mathematical and statistical skills.
- is helping scholars achieve self belief for the examination with numerous exam-style perform questions at assorted degrees, with the best way to procedure them.
By David Conroy
By Ruy Moreira
By V. Cerveny
By D.A.C. Manning
By Alan P. Trujillo,Harold V. Thurman
“How do the oceans work?” Essentials of Oceanography, 11th Edition, takes an interdisciplinary method of aid scholars solution this query. the most recent version brings jointly the interrelated spheres that compose Earth's platforms as they relate to the oceans: geological, chemical, actual, and organic. Trujillo and Thurman stability rigor and accessibility, combining in-depth discussions of oceanographic suggestions with hugely visible and interactive learn aids to demystify the technological know-how for the non-science scholar. This certain mix has made Essentials of Oceanography the best-selling short book—and one of many best-sellers overall—in oceanography.
By Susan Schulten
In the 19th century, americans started to use maps in extensively new methods. For the 1st time, clinical males mapped ailments to appreciate and forestall epidemics, traditional scientists mapped weather and rainfall to discover climate styles, educators mapped the earlier to foster nationwide loyalty between scholars, and Northerners mapped slavery to evaluate the facility of the South. After the Civil struggle, federal firms embraced statistical and thematic mapping so that it will profile the ethnic, racial, monetary, ethical, and actual attributes of a reunified state. via the tip of the century, Congress had approved a countrywide archive of maps, an particular reputation that outdated maps weren't relics to be discarded yet special documents of the nation’s past.
All of those experiments concerned the conclusion that maps weren't simply illustrations of knowledge, yet visible instruments that have been uniquely outfitted to express advanced principles and data. In Mapping the Nation, Susan Schulten charts how maps of epidemic disorder, slavery, census information, the surroundings, and the previous confirmed the analytical capability of cartography, and within the approach remodeled the very that means of a map.
Today, statistical and thematic maps are so ubiquitous that we take without any consideration that information might be prepared cartographically. even if for city making plans, public well-being, advertising, or political approach, maps became daily instruments of social association, governance, and economics. the area we inhabit—saturated with maps and photo information—grew out of this sea switch in spatial idea and illustration within the 19th century, while american citizens discovered to determine themselves and their state in new dimensions.