Physical Geography

ISBN-10: 111142750X
ISBN-13: 9781111427504
Edition: 10th 2012
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Book details

List price: $266.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 7/27/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

James F. Petersen is Professor of Geography at Southwest Texas State University, in San Marcos, Texas. He is a broadly trained physical geographer with strong interests in geomorphology and Earth Science education. He enjoys writing about topics relating to physical geography for the public, particularly environmental interpretation, and has written a landform guidebook for Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Central Texas, as well as several field guides. He is a strong supporter of geographic education, having served as president of the National Council for Geographic education in 2000 after more than 15 years of service to that organization. He also has written or served as a senior consultant for nationally published educational materials at levels from middle school through university, and he has done many workshops for geography teachers. Most recently, he co-edited a volume of the journal Geomorphology, a collection of papers dealing with education in geomorphology that represented the proceedings from the Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium. Two other recent works include the opening chapter for a book on the environmental history of San Antonio, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press, and the role of field methods in geography education in the United States, for an international volume on the topic. He is the co-author of Essentials of Physical Geography, 8th Edition and Physical Geography, 9th Edition (both by Brooks/Cole.)

Physical Geography: Earth Environments and Systems
Representations of Earth
Earth-Sun Relationships and Solar Energy
The Atmosphere, Temperature, and the Heat Budget
Atmospheric Pressure, Winds, and Circulation Patterns
Moisture, Condensation, and Precipitation
Air Masses and Weather Systems
Global Climates and Climate Change
Low-Latitude and Arid Climate Regions
Middle-Latitude, Polar, and Highland Climatic Regions
Biogeography
Soils and Soil Development
Earth Structure, Earth Materials, and Plate Tectonics
Volcanic and Tectonic Processes and Landforms
Weathering and Mass Wasting
Underground Water and Karst Landforms
Fluvial Processes and Landforms
Arid Region and Eolian Processes and Landforms
Glacial Systems and Landforms
Coastal Processes and Landforms
SI Units and Unit Conversions
Topographic Maps
Understanding and Recognizing Some Common Rocks

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