9781118396209

Introducing Physical Geography

by
  • ISBN13:

    9781118396209

  • ISBN10:

    1118396200

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/11/2013
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $10.50
    Check/Direct Deposit: $10.00
List Price: $180.00 Save up to $123.74
  • Rent Book $63.00
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE
    HURRY! ONLY 1 COPY IN STOCK AT THIS PRICE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

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
  • Chapter 13 Weathering and Mass Wasting
  • Chapter 14 Fresh Water of the Continents
  • Chapter 15 Landforms Made by Running Water
  • Chapter 16 Landforms Made by Waves and Wind
  • Chapter 17 Glacial Landforms and the Ice Age
  • App 1 Climate Definitions and Boundaries
  • App 2 Conversion Factors
  • App 3 Topographic Map Symbols

Rewards Program

Write a Review