13 black & white illustrations, 5 black & white tables, 13 black & white line drawings
3rd Revised edition
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction 2. What is a (good) dissertation and why do I have to do one? 3. When should I start and how long will it take? 4. What shall I do it on? 5. Research design 1 - what approach should I take? 6. Research design 2 - exactly how should I do this project? 7. What kind(s) of data do I need and how do I get them? 8. What amount of data do I need, and what can I do with my data? 9. How should I write up my dissertation? 10. Help! It's all gone horribly wrong. What can I do? 11. How will it be marked?
Tony Parsons is professor in the Department of Geography at Sheffield University. His research interests are in Hillslopes, dryland geomorphology and soil erosion. Peter G. Knight is a senior lecturer in Geography at Keele University. He carries out research in glaciology based on Arctic fieldwork and laboratory experiments. His research interesets also include the relationships between art, science and goegraphy.