9780321678362

Mcknight's Physical Geography : A Landscape Appreciation Lab Manual

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321678362

  • ISBN10:

    0321678362

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 8/26/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Offers a comprehensive set of lab exercises to accompany any physical geography class. the manual is organized to meet the personal needs of instructors, as they can pick and choose a series of short lab exercises each week. Lab exercises will now involve Google Earth TM explorations to review concepts such as Doppler Radar and Continental Glaciation.

Table of Contents

Exercise           1          Metric Conversions                                                                                   

Exercise           2          Location                                                                                                      

Exercise           3          Time                                                                                                          

Exercise           4          Map Scale                                                                                                

Exercise           5          Map Projections                                                                                       

Exercise           6          Isolines                                                                                                     

Exercise           7          Earth-Sun Relations                                                                                

Exercise           8          Solar Angle                                                                                               

Exercise           9          Insolation                                                                                                  

Exercise           10        Temperature Patterns                                                                             

Exercise           11        Air Pressure                                                                                             

Exercise           12        Wind                                                                                                         

Exercise           13        Humidity                                                                                                   

Exercise           14        Adiabatic Processes                                                                                 

Exercise           15        Stability                                                                                                    

Exercise           16        Midlatitude Cyclones                                                                              

Exercise           17        Weather Maps                                                                                         

Exercise           18        Weather Satellite Images                                                                      

Exercise           19        Doppler Radar                                                                                       

Exercise           20        Hurricanes                                                                                              

Exercise           21        Climate Classification                                                                            

Exercise           22        Weather Variability and Climate Change                                            

Exercise           23        Biome Distribution and Climate                                                            

Exercise           24        Contour Lines                                                                                       

Exercise           25        U.S. Geological Survey Topographic Maps                                         

Exercise           26        Topographic Profiles                                                                              

Exercise           27         U.S. Public Land Survey System                                                          

Exercise           28         Stereo Aerial Photographs                                                                    

Exercise           29         Landform Analysis with Google Earth™ & the National Map          

Exercise           30         Plate Tectonics                                                                                      

Exercise           31         Volcanoes                                                                                              

Exercise           32         Volcanic Calderas                                                                                 

Exercise           33         Faulting                                                                                                  

Exercise           34         The San Andreas Fault                                                                         

Exercise           35         Mass Wasting                                                                                       

Exercise           36         Drainage Basins                                                                                    

Exercise           37         Floodplains                                                                                             

Exercise           38         Stream Drainage Patterns                                                                    

Exercise           39         Stream Rejuvenation                                                                            

Exercise           40         Flood Recurrence Intervals                                                                  

Exercise           41         Karst Topography                                                                                 

Exercise           42         Desert Landforms                                                                                 

Exercise           43         Sand Dunes                                                                                            

Exercise           44         Continental Glaciation                                                                          

Exercise           45         Alpine Glaciation                                                                                   

Exercise           46         Coastal Landforms                                                                               

 

 

 

 

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