Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences: A Students Guide to Research and Writing

Paperback | March 4, 2015

byMargot Northey, Dianne Draper, David B. Knight

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Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this sixth edition of Making Sense in Geography and the Environmental Sciences is an indispensable research and writing guide for students in any area of the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this fullyupdated edition outlines general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as writing essays and reports, creating powerful visual aids, and properly documenting sources.

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Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this sixth edition of Making Sense in Geography and the Environmental Sciences is an indispensable research and writing guide for students in any area of the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this fullyupdated edition outlines general principles of st...

Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University. Dianne Draper is a professor of geography at the University of Calgary. David B. Knight is a geographical research and performance consultant and a former professor of geography at Carleton University and the Univ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.72 inPublished:March 4, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199010226

ISBN - 13:9780199010226

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Table of Contents

1. Thinking and Writing2. Searching and Researching3. Writing and Reading Lecture Notes4. Writing a Report on a Book or an Article5. Writing an Essay6. Writing a Proposal, Research Paper, and Thesis7. Quotations and Documentation8. Participation, Group Assignments, and Presentations9. Writing a Lab Report10. Writing Examinations11. Doing Field Work and Writing about It12. Illustrating Your Work13. Words: Gender, Race, and Other Sensitivities14. Writing with Style15. Grammar and Usage16. Punctuation17. Misused Words and Phrases18. Important DefinitionsAppendix I: Weights, Measures, and NotationAppendix II: Selected Journals of Interest to Geographers and Environmental ScientistsAppendix III: Selected Websites of Interest to Geographers and Environmental ScientistsIndex