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The 6th edition of Introducing Physical Geography is known for its clear writing, distinctive photos and illustrations and a strong supplements program. The text continues its tradition as a great book to help non-science readers visualize and understand earth processes and learn the basic language of physical geography. The new edition features a strengthened "Eye on Global Change" coverage and coverage of the geographer's tool box.
Table of Contents
Intro Pt 1: Introducing Physical Geography
Intro Pt 2: Tools of Physical Geography
Chapter 1 The Earth as a Rotating Planet
Chapter 2 The Earth’s Global Energy Balance
Chapter 3 Air Temperature
Chapter 4 Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation
Chapter 5 Winds and the Global Circulation
Chapter 6 Weather Systems
Chapter 7 Global Climates
Chapter 8 Biogeographic Processes
Chapter 9 Global Biogeography
Chapter 10 Global Soils
Chapter 11 Earth from Inside Out
Chapter 12 Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes