Geosystems : An Introduction to Physical Geography

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This text offers an integration of human-earth relationships, presenting information about the Earth's physical systems. The fourth edition includes a fully expanded and integrated Web site, and a CD-ROM containing 10 virtual field trips.
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  • Hardback | 667 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.86 x 27.94mm | 1,610.24g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130108456
  • 9780130108456

Table of contents

1. I. THE ENERGY-ATMOSPHERE SYSTEM2. Essentials of Geography3. Solar Energy to Earth and the Seasons 4. Earth's Modern Atmosphere5. Atmosphere and Surface Energy Balances 6. Global Temperatures7. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations8. II. THE WATER, WEATHER, AND CLIMATE SYSTEMS9. Water and Atmospheric Moisture10. Weather11. Water Resources12. Global Climate Systems13. III. THE EARTH-ATMOSPHERE INTERFACE14. The Dynamic Planet15. Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanism16. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement17. River Systems and Landforms18. Eolian Processes and Arid Landscapes19. The Oceans, Coastal Processes and Landforms20. Glacial and Periglacial Processes and Landforms21. IV. SOILS, ECOSYSTEMS, AND BIOMES22. The Geography of Soils23. Ecosystem Essentials24. Terrestrial Biomes25. Earth, Humans, and the New Millennium
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