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IB Geography Study Guide: Oxford IB Diploma Programme

Build unrivalled assessment potential

Author Garrett Nagel and Author Briony Cooke

Suitable for:  IB Geography students - SL and HL

Price:  £29.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-839607-9
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Paperback: 224 pages
Dimensions: 297x210mm

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Prepare learners for IB assessment. Fully updated to cover the revised syllabus for first examination 2019, this comprehensive Study Guide reinforces the essential understanding learners need for IB exams. With an accessible format that clarifies and explains all the essential principles, this book supports maximum achievement in assessment.


  • Achieve in IB assessment reinforce and master the essential understanding
  • Fully grasp the key principles concise and focused approach simplifies complex ideas, building confident comprehension
  • Fully matched to the revised syllabus first examined 2019 with complete support for the internal and external assessments
  • Clear language optimally supports EAL learners

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Table of Contents

Option A Freshwater - Drainage basins
1: Drainage basin hydrology and geomorphology
2: Flooding and flood mitigation
3: Water scarcity and water quality
4: Water management futures
Option B Oceans and coastal margins
1: Ocean-atmosphere interactions
2: Interactions between oceans and the coastal places
3: Managing coastal margins
4: Ocean management futures
Option C Extreme environments
1: The characteristics of extreme environments
2: Physical processes and landscapes
3: Managing extreme environments
4: Extreme environments' futures
Option D Geophysical hazards
1: Geophysical systems
2: Geophysical hazard risks
3: Hazard risk and vulnerability
4: Future resilience and adaptation
Option E Leisure, tourism and sport
1: Changing leisure patterns
2: Tourism and sport at the local and national scale
3: Tourism and sport at the international scale
4: Managing tourism and sport for the future
Option F The geography of food and health
1: Measuring food and health
2: Food systems and the spread of disease
3: Stakeholders in food and health

4: Future health and food security sustainability
Option G Urban environments
1: The variety of urban environments
2: Changing urban systems
3: Urban environmental and social stresses
4: Building sustainable urban systems for the future
Unit 1 Changing population
1: Population and economic development patterns
2: Changing populations and places
3: Challenges and opportunities
Unit 2 Global climate - vulnerability and resilience
1: The causes of global climate change
2: The consequences of global climate change
3: Responding to climate change
Unit 3 Global resource consumption and security
1: Global trends in consumption
2: Impacts of changing trends in resource consumption
3: Resource stewardship
Unit 4 Power, places and networks
1: Global interactions and global power
2: Global networks and flows
3: Human and physical influences on global interactions
Unit 5 Human development and diversity
1: Development opportunities
2: Changing identities and cultures
3: Local responses to global interactions
Unit 6 Global risks and resilience
1: Geopolitical and economic risks
2: Environmental risks
3: Local and global resilience