9780471480532

Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment, 3rd Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780471480532

  • ISBN 10:

    0471480533

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/01/2004
  • Publisher: WILEY

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Summary

Offering a fully integrated, systems-based approach to physical geography, the new Third Edition of Alan and Arthur Strahler\'s highly successful text incorporates relevant and recent developments in the field. The text\'s accurate and comprehensive coverage provides both the breadth and depth necessary to appreciate how humans are changing, and are changed by, the Earth. This edition has a new emphasis on global change, remote sensing, and tools in geography as "Interchapter Features" located after selected chapters. * Accuracy: This text has been praised for its accuracy in conveying key physical geography concepts to the undergraduate students helping them to understand key concepts, which are crucial to further study in the discipline * Currency: This title includes the most up-to-date information available. With the growth of remote sensing, GIS, and other geographic techniques, currency in textbooks has become increasingly important * Outstanding art programme: The title includes a photographic and illustration programme that is second to none. These visuals are extremely important for helping students comprehend the key scientific concepts in physical geography * Critical thinking: The text provides the tools that students need to think critically and scientifically

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