9780199010226

Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199010226

  • ISBN10:

    0199010226

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/16/2015
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

The Making Sense series offers clear, concise guides to research and writing for students at all levels of undergraduate study. Designed especially for students in geography and the environmental sciences, this volume outlines general principles of style, grammar, and punctuation while also covering issues such as how to conduct academic research in geography and the environemental sciences, how to write essays and reports, how to document sources, and how to give an oral presentation.

Revisions to the sixth edition of Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Sciences include a new section on thinking critically and coverage of new developments in technology-based research and writing. Summaries have been added to the end of chapters to improve student comprehension of material and references, and dates and examples have been updated throughout the text. Finally, the chapter on CSE, APA, and MLA style has been revised to be completely up to date.

Author Biography


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 University of Guelph

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