Geosystems: Animation Edition

Geosystems: Animation Edition

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For introductory courses in Physical Geography and Earth Science at 2/4-year colleges and universities. Geosystems is written, organized, and illustrated to give introductory students an accessible, systematic, and visually appealing start in the study of physical geography. It is fully supported by superior cartography, illustrations, photographs, remarkable remote sensing imagery, and innovative classroom resources for teachers and students. This animation edition includes the brand-new Student Animations CD.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 720 pages
  • 214 x 274 x 21mm | 1,472g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 5th International edition
  • 0131327984
  • 9780131327986

Table of contents

1. Essentials of Geography. I. THE ENERGY-ATMOSPHERE SYSTEM. 2. Solar Energy to Earth and the Seasons. 3. Earth's Modern Atmosphere. 4. Atmosphere and Surface Energy Balances. 5. Global Temperatures. 6. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations. II. THE WATER, WEATHER, AND CLIMATE SYSTEMS. 7. Water and Atmospheric Moisture. 8. Weather. 9. Water Resources. 10. Global Climate Systems. III. THE EARTH-ATMOSPHERIC INTERFACE. 11. The Dynamic Planet. 12. Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanism. 13. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement. 14. River Systems and Landforms. 15. Eolian Processes and Arid Landscapes. 16. The Oceans, Coastal Processes, and Landforms. 17. Glacial and Periglacial Processes and Landforms. IV. SOILS, ECOSYSTEMS, AND BIOMES. 18. The Geography of Soils. 19. Ecosystem Essentials. 20. Terrestrial Biomes. 21. Earth and the Human Denominator.show more