Elemental Geosystems, Fourth Edition

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SKU: DADAX0131015532
ISBN : 9780131015531
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Elemental Geosystems, Fourth Edition

This book gives readers an accessible, systematic, non-mathematical, and visually appealing start in physical geography. It features a distinctive, holistic integration of human-Earth relationships, an applied flavor, scientific correctness, and superior graphics (remote sensing images) and cartography. A holistic, process approach is used to describe and discuss each physical system. Highlights more than 200 URLs, and features an accompanying CD-ROM with more than 30 animations of key concepts in physical geography. Solar Energy, Seasons, and the Atmosphere. Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations. Atmospheric Water and Weather. Global Climate Systems. Water Resources. The Dynamic Planet. Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement. River Systems and Landforms. Wind Processes and Desert Landscapes. The Oceans, Coastal Processes, and Landforms. Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes. The Geography of Soils. Ecosystems and Biomes. Earth and the Human Denominator. For anyone needing a non-mathematical introduction to physical geography.

Specifications of Elemental Geosystems, Fourth Edition

GENERAL
AuthorRobert W. Christopherson
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition4
ISBN-100131015532
ISBN-139780131015531
PublisherPrentice Hall
Number Of Pages608
Publication Date2003-05-13
DIMENSIONS
Height10.8 inch.
Length8.3 inch.
Width0.7 inch.
Weight2.5 pounds.

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