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Discovering Physical Geography

Discovering Physical Geography - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471438601

Cover of Discovering Physical Geography 07 (ISBN 978-0471438601)
ISBN13: 978-0471438601
ISBN10: 047143860X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $178.75

Discovering Physical Geography - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471438601

Alan F. Arbogast

ISBN13: 978-0471438601
ISBN10: 047143860X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Provides an awareness of the important concepts, facts, and terminology of physical geography.
- Is a great introduction into the way natural systems function on global and regional scales.
- Creates an appreciation of the interrelationships between humans and their environment.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
CHAPTER 2: THE GEOGRAPHERS' TOOLS
CHAPTER 3: EARTH-SUN GEOMETRY AND THE SEASONS
CHAPTER 4: THE GLOBAL ENERGY SYSTEM
CHAPTER 5: GLOBAL TEMPERATURE PATTERNS
CHAPTER 6: ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE, WIND, AND GLOBAL CIRCULATION
CHAPTER 7: ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE AND PRECIPITATION
CHAPTER 8: AIR MASSES AND CYCLONIC WEATHER SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 9: GLOBAL CLIMATE PROCESSES AND PATTERNS
CHAPTER 10: PLANT GEOGRAPHY
CHAPTER 11: THE GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION AND CHARACTER OF SOILS
CHAPTER 12: EARTH'S INTERNAL STRUCTURE, ROCK CYCLE, AND GEOLOGIC TIME
CHAPTER 13: TECTRONIC PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS
CHAPTER 14: WEATHERING AND MASS MOVEMENTS
CHAPTER 15: GROUNDWATER AND KARST LANDSCAPES
CHAPTER 16: FLUVIAL PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS
CHAPTER 17: GLACIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY: PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS
CHAPTER 18: ARID LANDSCAPES AND EOLIAN PROCESSES
CHAPTER 19: COASTAL PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS