9780030338229

Essentials of Physical Geography and Infotrac

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  • ISBN 13:

    9780030338229

  • ISBN 10:

    0030338220

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/21/2003
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

1. Physical Geography Among the Sciences. 2. Representations of Earth. 3. Earth in Space and Solar Energy. 4. The Atmosphere, Temperature, and the Heat Budget. 5. Atmospheric Pressure, Winds, and Circulation Patterns. 6. Moisture, Condensation, and Precipitation. 7. Air Masses and Weather Systems. 8. Global Climates and Climate Change. 9. Low-Latitude and Arid Regions. 10. Middle-Latitude, Polar, and Highland Climatic Regions. 11. Biogeography. 12. Soils and Processes of Soil Development. 13. Earth Materials, the Lithosphere and Plate Tectonics. 14. Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Tectonic Landforms. 15. Gradation, Weathering, and Mass Wasting. 16. Underground Water and Karst Landforms. 17. Fluvial Processes and Landforms. 18. Arid Landforms and Eolian Processes. 19. Glacial Systems and Landforms. 20. The Global Ocean. 21. Coastal Landforms. 22. Dynamic Physical Geography. Appendix A: SI Units and Unit Conversions. Appendix B: Topographic Maps. Appendix C: Köppen Climatic Classification (including station data tables for analysis). Appendix D: Earth Materials.

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