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With its unsurpassed accuracy and coverage, Geographers prefer Introducing Physical Geography. The fifth edition engages them in activities that demonstrate the science that serves as the basis of the discipline. New developments in environmental studies and geographic information systems are included.
Expanded coverage is also placed on global change as well as the recent phenomena. Environmental engineers will be able to apply their new insights to make informed decisions about a variety of highly relevant environmental topics.
Introducing Physical Geography, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive textbook that builds upon the decades of success of Strahler, who is one of the foremost geographers in the world. This new fifth edition includes all new sections with the capabilities of connecting to multimedia and covers new updates to the subject area.
This textbook also includes current examples of environmental phenomena relating to the global changes. The readability of the text has been enhanced with new placements of boxed features and supplementary material.
Table of Contents
|Introducing Physical Geography|
|Tools of Physical Geography|
|The Earth as a Rotating Planet|
|The Eart's Global Energy Balance|
|Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation|
|Winds and the Global Circulation|
|Earth Materials and Plate Tectonics|
|Volcanic and Tectonic Landforms|
|Weathering and Mass Wasting|
|Fresh Water of the Continents|
|Landforms Made by Running Water|
|Landforms Made by Waves and Wind|
|Glacial Landforms and the Ice Age|
|Climate Definitions and Boundaries|
|Topographic Map Symbols|
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