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Fieldwork Techniques and Projects in Geography

TextbookHandbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Barnaby J Lenon(Author), Paul G Cleves(Author)

160 pages, Col illus

Harper Collins

Paperback | Jun 2001 | Edition: 2 | #141235 | ISBN: 0007114427
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About this book

This resource guides the reader through the process of geography fieldwork projects, from collecting the information to processing and presenting it. Information on sampling, dealing with different areas such as river channels and urban landscapes, and tips on using the internet are followed by explanations of cartography, statistical methods, and finally laying out and organizing a presentation.


Contents

1. Fieldwork projects
Part A: Collecting the information
2. Sampling
3. Geology, landforms and slopes
4. Hydrology
5. River channels
6. Coasts
7. Ecology and pollution
8. Local climate
9. Primary data sources in human geography
10. Secondary sources in human geography
11. Urban and rural studies
12. Using the Internet
Part B: Processing the information
13. Cartography
14. Statistical methods
15. Spatial analysis
Part C: Presenting the information
16. Presentation and layout


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Biography

Barnaby Lenon is Head Master of Harrow School. Paul Cleves, a former Head of Geography, now runs a children's charity in Vietnam.

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