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(eBook) (PDF) Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, 10th edition

$29.90

By
Robert W. Christopherson, 
Stephen Cunha, 
Charles E. Thomsen, 
Ginger H. Birkeland

Description

Overview

Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography guides you through the principles of physical geography using real-world case studies and activities.

Published by Pearson (November 13th 2017) – Copyright © 2018
ISBN-13: 9780134857213
Subject: Geography
Category: Physical Geography

  1. Essentials of Geography

THE ENERGY-ATMOSPHERE SYSTEM

  1. Solar Energy to Earth and the Seasons
  2. Earth’s Atmosphere
  3. Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures
  4. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations

THE WATER, WEATHER, AND CLIMATE SYSTEMS

  1. Water and Atmospheric Moisture
  2. Weather
  3. Water Resources
  4. Earth’s Climatic Regions
  5. Climate Change

III. THE EARTH-ATMOSPHERE INTERFACE

  1. The Dynamic Planet
  2. Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanism
  3. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement
  4. River Systems
  5. Aeolian Processes and Arid Landscapes
  6. Oceans and Coastal Systems
  7. Glacial Landscapes and the Cryosphere

SOILS, ECOSYSTEMS, AND BIOMES

  1. The Geography of Soils
  2. Ecosystem Essentials
  3. Terrestrial Biomes

APPENDICES

  1. Maps in this Text and Topographic Maps
  2. The Koppen Climate Classification System
  3. Common Conversions