9780131531178

Geosystems: An Introduction To Physical Geography

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131531178

  • ISBN10:

    0131531174

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Geosystems 6/e is written for students, designed to teach the science of physical geography in a timely, interesting, and engaging style The Geosystems approach communicates modern physical geography through its systems organization, currency, student-friendly writing, and its multimedia graphics program.

Table of Contents

Essentials of Geography
The Energy-Atmosphere System
Solar Energy to Earth and the Seasons
Earth's Modern Atmosphere
Atmosphere and Surface Energy Balances
Global Temperatures
Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations
The Water, Weather, and Climate Systems
Water and Atmospheric Moisture
Weather
Water Resources
Global Climate Systems
The Earth-Atmospheric Interface
The Dynamic Planet
Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanism
Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement
River Systems and Landforms
Eolian Processes and Arid Landscapes
The Oceans, Coastal Processes, and Landforms
Glacial and Periglacial Processes and Landforms
Soils, Ecosystems, and Biomes
The Geography of Soils
Ecosystem Essentials
Terrestrial Biomes
Earth and the Human Denominator
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