Cambridge International ExamsCambridge AdvancedGeography

International A & AS Level Geography

ISBN: 9781444123166
Author: Guinness, P. & G. Nagle
Publisher: Hodder Education
Series: Geography
Cover: Paperback


Revision and Practice CD included with the text book

Sample Pages

This resource has been especially written for the University of Cambridge International Examinations course for A and AS Level Geography (9696). The book covers the core syllabus,including hydrology and fluvial geomorphology, atmosphere and weather, rocks and weathering, human population and settlement dynamics. In addition all the human and physical geography options are covered (tropical, coastal, and hazardous environments, desert landforms, production and change, environmental management, global interdependence, and the management of a tourist destination. There is a CD included with the text book. This includes interactive tests (one for each chapter in the book), Revision checklists, a section on Study Skills and a Glossary. Advice is given on the examination and on assessment. The text book has a strong emphasis on geographical skills, including advice on fieldwork.There is also a geographical skills section which includes maps from around the world, and covers cartographic and statistical skills. There is an international focus throughout, and the examples and case studies are taken from around the world.


Only book endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations for this syllabus.

Covers the full content of the syllabus, including all 8options.

Authors are experienced writers, examiners and teachers.

International focus, including examples and case studies from around the world.

Strong emphasis on geographical skills.

Revision and Practice CD included with the text book.

Table of Contents: 
Structure of syllabus

Paper1: Core Geography
Physical Core
Topic 1 - Hydrology and fluvial geomorphology
1.1 The drainage basin system
1.2 Rainfall-discharge relationships within drainage basins
1.3 River channel processes and landforms
1.4 The human impact

Topic 2 Atmosphere and weather
2.1 Local energy budgets
2.2 The global energy budget
2.3 Weather processes and phenomena
2.4 The human impact

Topic 3 - Rocks and weathering
3.1 Elementary plate tectonics
3.2 Weathering and rocks
3.3 Slope processes and development
3.4 The human impact

Human Core
Topic 1- Population
1.1 Natural increase as a component of population change
1.2 Demographic transition
1.3 Population-resource relationships
1.4 The management of natural increase

Topic 2 - Migration
2.1 Migration as a component of population change
2.2 Internal migration (within a country)
2.3 International migration
2.4 A case study of international migration

Topic 3 - Settlement dynamics
3.1 Changes in rural settlements
3.2 Urban trends and issues of urbanisation
3.3 The changing structure of urban settlements
3.4 The management of urban settlements

Paper 2: Advanced Physical Geography Options
Topic 1- Tropical environments
1.1 Tropical climates
1.2 Tropical ecosystems
1.3 Tropical landforms
1.4 Sustainable management of tropical environments

Topic 2 - Coastal environments
2.1 Wave, marine and sub-aerial processes
2.2 Coastal landforms of cliffed and constructive coasts
2.3 Coral reefs
2.4 Sustainable management of coasts

Topic 3 - Hazardous environments
3.1 Hazardous environments resulting from crustal (tectonic) movement
3.2 Hazardous environments resulting from mass movements
3.3 Hazards resulting from atmospheric disturbances
3.4 Sustainable management of hazardous environments

Topic 4 - Arid and semi-arid environments
4.1 The distribution and climatic characteristics of hot arid and semi-arid environments
4.2 Soils and vegetation.
4.4 Sustainable management of arid and semi-arid environments

Paper 3: Advanced Human Geography Options
Topic 1 - Production, location and change
1.1 Agricultural systems and food production
1.2 The management of agricultural change
1.3 Manufacturing and related service industry
1.4 The management of industrial change

Topic 2 - Environmental management
2.1 Sustainable energy supplies
2.2 The management of energy supply
2.3 Environmental degradation
2.3 The management of a degraded environment

Topic 3 - Global Interdependence 00
3.1 Trade flows and trading patterns
3.2 Debt and aid and their management
3.3 The development of international tourism
3.4 The management of a tourist destination

Topic 4 - Economic transition
4.1 National development
4.2 The globalisation of industrial activity
4.3 Regional development
4.4 The management of development

Student's CD contents
OSMap skills
Cartographi cand graphical skills
Key terms
Chapter summary
Suggested websites


International AS And A Level Geography - Revision Guide

ISBN: 9781444181487
Author: Guinness, P. & G. Nagle
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
Series: Geography
Cover: Paperback

Get your best grades with this Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography Revision Guide. - Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced examiners Garrett Nagle and Paul Guinness - Use specific case studies to improve your knowledge of geographical patterns, processes and changes - Get the top marks by applying geographical terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words Use the Revision Guide to prepare for the big day: - Plan and pace your revision with the revision planner - Use the expert tips to clarify key points - Avoid making typical mistakes with expert advice - Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it - Practise your exam skills with exam-style AS and A2 questionsThe Revision Guide also has: - Coverage of the whole syllabus, including all 8 options - An international focus, including examples and case studies from around the world. Also available: Cambridge International A and AS Level Geography textbook (ISBN: 9781444123166) by Garrett Nagle and Paul Guinness and endorsed by University of Cambridge International Examinations. This title has not been through the Cambridge endorsement process.

International A & AS Geography - Teacher Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781444123173
Author: Guinness, P. & G. Nagle
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
Series: Geography
Cover: CD-ROM


Teacher's Resource CD-ROM

International A & AS Level Geography Teacher's CD has been especially written for the University of Cambridge International Examinations course for A and AS Level Geography (9696). This CD contains a wealth of resources for busy teachers. For each topic there is a list of key terms, a summary of key points, a list of useful websites, suggestions for additional work and interative tests. It includes: - A single alphabetic list of key terms - Selected illustrations and photographs from the text book - Annotated sample examination answers at three levels. These are invaluable for teachers as they give a clear indication of the requirements of the examination