Accessibility Statement

The post-secondary instructors from across British Columbia who collaborated to create this lab manual believe that education needs to be available to everyone, which means supporting the creation of free, open, and accessible educational resources. We are actively committed to increasing the accessibility and usability of the textbooks and lab manuals we produce.

Accessibility features of the web version for this resource

The web version of the Laboratory Manual for Introduction to Physical Geography, Second British Columbia Edition has been designed with accessibility in mind by incorporating the following features:

  • It has been optimized for people who use screen-reader technology:
    • all content can be navigated using a keyboard
    • links, headings, tables, and images have been designed to work with screen readers
  • It has the option to increase font size (see tab on top right of screen).

Other file formats available

In addition to the web version, this book is available for download in a number of file formats, including EPUB, Digital PDF, Print_pdf, and MOBI.

Known accessibility issues and areas for improvement

While we strive to ensure that this lab manual is as accessible and as usable as possible, we might not always get it right. Any issues we identify will be listed below.

Location of Issue (link) Need for improvement Timeline Work around

Accessibility standards

The web version of this resource has been designed to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, level AA. In addition, it follows all guidelines in the BCcampus Open Education Accessibility Toolkit (2nd edition) – Appendix A: Checklist for Accessibility.

Let us know

We are always looking for how we can make this resource more accessible. If you are having problems accessing this resource, please contact us to let us know so we can fix the issue.

Please include the following information:

  • The location of the problem by providing a web address or page description
  • A description of the problem
  • The computer, software, browser, and any assistive technology you are using that can help us diagnose and solve your issue
    • e.g., Windows 10, Google Chrome (Version 65.0.3325.181), NVDA screenreader

Please contact either of the editors of this lab manual to let us know:


This statement was last updated on August 27, 2021.

 This accessibility statement was adapted from the BCcampus Open Education Accessibility Toolkit (2nd edition) – 11. Accessibility Statements.


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Laboratory Manual for Introduction to Physical Geography, Second Edition Copyright © 2021 by Saoirse MacKinnon; Chani Welch; Katie Burles; Crystal Huscroft; Nina Hewitt; Gillian Krezoski; Andrew Perkins; Leonard Tang; Terence Day; Craig Nichol; Todd Redding; Allison Lutz; Ian Saunders; and Fes de Scally is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.