Encounter Physical Geography Interactive Explorations of Earth Using Google Earth

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-02-26
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Key Benefit: Encounter Physical Geography provides rich, interactive explorations of physical geography concepts through Google Earthtrade; explorations. All chapter explorations are available in print format as well as via online quizzes and downloadable PDFs, accommodating different classroom needs. Each worksheet is accompanied by corresponding Google Earthtrade; KMZ media files containing the placemarks, overlays, and annotations referred to in the worksheets, available for download from www.mygeoscienceplace.com. Key Topics:Introduction to Earth, Portraying Earth, Introduction to the Atmosphere, Insolation and Temperature, Atmospheric Pressure and Wind, Atmospheric Moisture, Atmospheric Disturbances, Climate and Climate Change, The Hydrosphere, Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere, Terrestrial Flora and Fauna, Soils, Introduction to Landform Study, The Internal Processes, Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting, Fluvial Processes, Solution Processes and Karst Topography, The Topography of Arid Lands, Glacial Modification of Terrain, Coastal Processes and Terrain Market:Intended for those interested in learning about physical geography

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Google Earth TM

Chapter 2: Portraying the Earth

Chapter 3: Introduction to the Atmosphere

Chapter 4: Insolation and Temperature

Chapter 5: Atmospheric Pressure and Wind

Chapter 6: Atmospheric Moisture

Chapter 7: Atmospheric Disturbances

Chapter 8: Climate & Climate Change

Chapter 9: The Hydrosphere

Chapter 10: Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere

Chapter 11: Terrestrial Flora and Fauna

Chapter 12: Soils

Chapter 13: Landforms and Landform Studies

Chapter 14: Internal Processes

Chapter 15: Weathering and Mass Wasting

Chapter 16: Fluvial Processes

Chapter 17: Karst and Hydrothermal Processes

Chapter 18: Topography of Arid Lands

Chapter 19: Glacial Modification of Terrain

Chapter 20: Coastal Processes and Terrain

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