Physical Geography

Physical Geography : A Landscape Appreciation (Virtual Fieldtrip Edition)

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Focussing on landscape appreciation, this book aims to foster a solid understanding of the Earth and its physical geography. The accompanying CD-ROM contains virtual fieldtrips to some of the most geographicaly interesting places in North America which can be used as lab or homework exercises.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 604 pages
  • 210.82 x 276.86 x 27.94mm | 1,428.81g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 6th edition
  • 0130202630
  • 9780130202635

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Earth2. Portraying Earth3. Introduction to the Atmosphere4. Insulation and Temperature5. Atmospheric Pressure and Wind6. Atmospheric Moisture7. Transient Atmospheric Flows and Disturbances8. Climatic Zones and Types9. The Hydrosphere10. Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere11. Terrestrial Flora and Fauna12. Soils13. Introduction to Landform Study14. The Internal Processes15. Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting16. The Fluvial Processes17. Solution Processes and Karst Topography 18. The Topography of Arid Lands19. Glacial Modification of Terrain20. Coastal Processes and Terrain21. Appendix I: Families of Map Projections 22. Appendix II: Topographic Map Symbols23. Appendix III. The Weather Station Model24. Appendix IV. Meteorological Tables25. Appendix V. The International System of Units (SI)26. Appendix VI. The Soil Taxonomy27. Glossary28. Indexshow more

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