Access to Geography Series: Hazards ~

Author(s): Malcolm Skinner


"Access to Geography: Hazards" provides students with an in-depth understanding of natural and man made hazards. The text features a number of relevant and up-to-date case studies that are used as the basis for analysis of different types of hazard, the risks posed by hazards, and the process of risk assessment and responses to counteract the dangers posed by hazards. Physical hazards featured include hurricanes, volcanoes, earthquakes and river and coastal flooding. The author also provides coverage of physical hazards that have been affected by human activity, including drought, disease and smog, and urban hazards such as crime.

Product Information

The "Access to Geography" series... has hit the right level and style for A-level students as well as lay readers. It offers a general introduction to key topics, case studies, summaries and exercises, and plentiful subheadings and bullet-points help easy navigation. -- TES Teacher 20040618

Malcolm Skinner is a former Senior Examiner

General Fields

  • : 9780340846360
  • : Hodder Education
  • : Hodder Murray
  • : 0.21
  • : August 2003
  • : 217mm X 138mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Malcolm Skinner
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 363.34
  • : 128
  • : Illustrations, maps