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Jacaranda Senior Geography 1 for Queensland Units 1&2 3E eBookPLUS + Print

Jacaranda Senior Geography 1 for Queensland Units 1&2 3E eBookPLUS + Print
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ISBN13 9780730363781
Pub date December 2018
Pages 312
RRP $89.95
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Jacaranda Senior Geography for Queensland 1 3e Print & eBookPLUS
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About this resource vii

About eBookPLUS ix

Acknowledgements x

Unit 1 Living in Hazard Zones 1

1 Natural hazards 3

1.1 Overview 3

1.2 Natural hazards 4

1.3 Types of natural hazards 6

1.4 Natural hazards in Australia 8

1.5 The impact of hazards 11

1.6 Assessing and responding to hazards 15

1.7 Atmospheric hazards 20

1.8 Geological hazards 40

1.9 Geomorphic hazards 63

1.10 Review 70

2 Ecological hazards 72

2.1 Overview 72

2.2 Ecological hazards 73

2.3 Plant and animal invasions 80

2.4 Pollutants 94

2.5 Marine hazard zones 97

2.6 Atmospheric pollutants 107

2.7 Lithospheric pollutants 119

2.8 Infectious and vector-borne diseases 125

Unit 2 The Challenges of Creating Sustainable Places 137

3 Challenges for Australian places 139

3.1 Overview 139

3.2 Places in Australia 140

3.3 Hierarchy of settlements 143

3.4 Where are Australian places? 156

3.5 Factors affecting Australia’s population distribution 163

3.6 Challenges facing remote and rural Australia 175

3.7 FiFo communities in central Queensland 179

3.8 Challenges facing urban Australia 182

3.9 West End, Brisbane 195

3.10 Responding to the challenges facing places in Australia 203

3.11 Preparing for your field study 207

4 Challenges for megacities 215

4.1 Overview 215

4.2 Global patterns of urbanisation 216

4.3 Air quality in the megacity 226

4.4 Health and sanitation management 233

4.5 Vulnerability to natural hazards 246

4.6 Heat islands 251

4.7 Food security 257

4.8 Waste management 261

4.9 Economic opportunities and challenges 267

4.10 Sustainable development in megacities 272

Glossary 284

Index 290

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