Introducing Physical Geography

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-02-11
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

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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
  • 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

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