Discovering Physical Geography

Alan F. Arbogast

  • 出版商: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • 出版日期: 2007-01-09
  • 售價: $1,200
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,140
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 656
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 047143860X
  • ISBN-13: 9780471438601

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Description

Alan Arbogast's new text brings the physical world into your classroom, and lets you share your passion with your students like no other book/media package you've seen before!

Discovering Physical Geography presents all the basic geographic concepts and skills students need in order to view the world through the eyes of a physical geographer. Its carefully integrated media package sets this text apart. Vivid images, animations, videos, simulations, assessments and virtual field trips all support the narrative material and enable students to interact with key processes and actively participate in visualizations.

With the Discovering Physical Geography Media Package you get all the resources you need in one place, all organized around the chapters of the textbook. You can choose any combination of resources, or add your own to create highly personal class presentations that truly reflect your passion for physical geography.

Table of Contents 

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 2: THE GEOGRAPHERS' TOOLS

CHAPTER 3: EARTH-SUN GEOMETRY AND THE SEASONS

CHAPTER 4: THE GLOBAL ENERGY SYSTEM

CHAPTER 5: GLOBAL TEMPERATURE PATTERNS

CHAPTER 6: ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE, WIND, AND GLOBAL CIRCULATION

CHAPTER 7: ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE AND PRECIPITATION

CHAPTER 8: AIR MASSES AND CYCLONIC WEATHER SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 9: GLOBAL CLIMATE PROCESSES AND PATTERNS

CHAPTER 10: PLANT GEOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 11: PEDOGENIC PROCESSES AND SOILS

CHAPTER 12: EARTH'S INTERNAL STRUCTURE, ROCK CYCLE, AND GEOLOGIC TIME

CHAPTER 13: THE LITHOSPHERE AND TECTONIC LANDFORMS

CHAPTER 14: WEATHERING PROCESSES AND MASS MOVEMENTS

CHAPTER 15: THE HYDROLOGIC CYCLE, GROUNDWATER PROCESSES, AND KARST LANDSCAPES

CHAPTER 16: FLUVIAL PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS

CHAPTER 17: GLACIAL PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS

CHAPTER 18: EOLIAN PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS

CHAPTER 19: COASTAL PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS