Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: This book gives readers anaccessible, systematic, non-mathematical, and visually appealing start in physical geography. It features a distinctive, holistic integration of human-Earth relationships, an applied flavor, scientific correctness, and superior graphics (remote sensing images) and cartography. A holistic, process approach is used to describe and discuss each physical system. Highlights more than 200 URLs, and features an accompanying CD-ROM with more than 30 animations of key concepts in physical geography.Solar Energy, Seasons, and the Atmosphere. Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations. Atmospheric Water and Weather. Global Climate Systems. Water Resources. The Dynamic Planet. Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement. River Systems and Landforms. Wind Processes and Desert Landscapes. The Oceans, Coastal Processes, and Landforms. Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes. The Geography of Soils. Ecosystems and Biomes. Earth and the Human Denominator.For anyone needing a non-mathematical introduction to physical geography.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $112.40
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/2/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Foundations of Geography|
|The Energy-Atmosphere System|
|Solar Energy, Seasons, and the Atmosphere|
|Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures|
|Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations|
|Water, Weather, and Climate Systems|
|Atmospheric Water and Weather|
|Global Climate Systems|
|Earth's Changing Landscape Systems|
|The Dynamic Planet|
|Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes|
|Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement|
|River Systems and Landforms|
|Wind Processes and Desert Landscapes|
|The Oceans, Coastal Processes, and Landforms|
|Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes|
|The Geography of Soils|
|Ecosystems and Biomes|
|Earth and the Human Denominator|
|Maps in this Text and Topographic Maps|
|The Canadian System of Soil Classification (CSSC)|
|The Kouml;ppen Climate Classification System|