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Senior Geography for Queensland Book 1 2E & eBookPLUS


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Note to teachers and students Acknowledgements Chapter 1 - Investigating the natural environment Introduction The Earth's systems Elective 1: Managing coastal environments Regional case study - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Elective 2: Managing glacial and polar environments Local case study - Managing New Zealand's glacial environments Regional case study - Antarctica: managing our last wilderness Revise and review Key terms Chapter 2 - Responding to Natural Hazards Introduction Responding to geological hazards Regional Case Study - Volcanoes of Italy Atmospheric hazards Investigating cyclones - a geographic inquiry Concluding the inquiry Regional case study - Tropical cyclones in Australia Geomorphic hazards Local case study: Thredbo land Sijeruk National case study: Landslides in Nepal - the interaction between physical and human systems Revise and review Key terms Chapter 3 - Managing Catchments Introduction The hydrologic water cycle River valleys and landforms The work of Rivers Using catchment data Local case study: Local flooding in Brisbane Living in a catchment Stream regulation and water flow Local case study: The Three Gorges Dam, China Domestic Water Regional case study: A Queensland water grid Regional case study: The Murray-Darling Basin Local case study: Fieldwork in a local catchment Sustainable catchment management Revise and review Key terms Chapter 4 - Investigating Social Environments Introduction What are communities and settlements? Where do most of the world's people live? The history of settlements The structure of modern settlements Features of modern-day cities National case study: Australian settlement patterns Revise and review Key terms Chapter 5 - Sustainable Communities Introduction Ecological sustainability, livability and ecological footprints Regional case study: Sustaining Brisbane's air quality Local case study: Sustainable communities in Brisbane's inner suburbs Planning for suburban consumers - the application of gravity models Australia's rural communities - are they sustainable? Regional case study: Sustaining communities on the Darling Downs National case study: Sustainable coastal communities Planning for sustainable cities Local case study: The planned capital city Revise and review Key terms Chapter 6 - Connecting People and Places Introduction Infrastructure Ecocities Regional case study: South-east Queensland Planning for commuters The influence of infrastructure Local case study: Curitiba, Brazil Regional case study: Tibetan rail link Globalisation Global case study: Globalisation - India and Okinawa Revise and review Key terms INDEX

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