9780130202635

Physical Geography : A Landscape Appreciation (virtual Fieldtrip Edition)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130202635

  • ISBN10:

    0130202630

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

The only text to focus thematically on landscape appreciation, this best-selling text fosters a solid understanding of Earth and its physical geography. The text's clear, user-friendly writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of students.

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Introduction to Earth
1(29)
Portraying Earth
30(26)
Introduction to the Atmosphere
56(16)
Insolation and Temperature
72(30)
Atmospheric Pressure and Wind
102(32)
Atmospheric Moisture
134(32)
Transient Atmospheric Flows and Disturbances
166(32)
Climatic Zones and Types
198(44)
The Hydrosphere
242(26)
Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere
268(20)
Terrestrial Flora and Fauna
288(38)
Soils
326(34)
Introduction to Landform Study
360(24)
The Internal Processes
384(38)
Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting
422(18)
The Fluvial Processes
440(30)
Solution Processes and Karst Topography
470(14)
The Topography of Arid Lands
484(28)
Glacial Modification of Terrain
512(30)
Coastal Processes and Terrain
542(20)
Appendix I Families of Map Projections 562(2)
Appendix II Topographic Map Symbols 564(2)
Appendix III The Weather Station Model 566(6)
Appendix IV Meteorological Tables 572(3)
Appendix V The International System Of Units (SI) 575(2)
Appendix VI The Soil Taxonomy 577(4)
Glossary 581(15)
Index 596

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