These are the topics I have covered, divided up into six sections. Although the headings may not exactly match the unit titles in your course, you should be able to use them as a starting point for research. The site descriptions are worth reading as they can direct you to the most helpful site more quickly than using the search facility. I hope you find the links useful in support of your studies. Please suggest new sites that you discover that you think other students would appreciate having in this collection.
Environmental - very up-to-date resources on major issues such as global warming, deforestation, ozone destruction etc.
Fieldwork and Practical - maps and data to support fieldwork and coursework investigations
General - sites of general geographical interest, university and UCAS details, links to the sites of
the Awarding Bodies with specification and assessment details, quizzes, games and puzzles.
Human - provides access to a wide range of links to sites relating to all
the major Human Geography topics.
Physical: Tectonics - a wide range of sites covering the major tectonic topics, such as earthquakes, volcanoes and plate theory as well as a separate section on tsunami.
Physical: Other - features all the geomorphological topics, such as rivers, coasts, glaciation etc, as well as biogeography and weather and climate.
This month's featured topic: Sustainablilty.
Sustainability, sustainable development, sustainable management.....................all commonly seen and used phrases in modern geography. Do you really know what they mean? Are they always used correctly? What good examples are there? Pick up any newspaper, watch any TV documentary these days and you are likely to encounter sustainability in one form or another. The following web sites should provide you with a good starting point for getting to grips with this vital topic. Click here to access a wealth of information from the UK government. The site specifically deals with following topics:
A sustainable economy
Building sustainable communities
Managing the environment & resources
International co-operation & developmenton.
The United Nations also have a really good site which includes includes reports, policy documents, declarations and the like as well as a useful A-Z of publications and documents. - click here
University sites are often a good source of info, and Havard University have provided a great set of lecture notes covering all aspects of the topic in pdf format. click here
Lancaster University have poroduced a great poster (one of a really useful series) giving a clear summary of the topic, again in pdf format.click here