Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, Global Edition (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
696
Utgivningsdatum
2014-08-19
Upplaga
9
Förlag
Pearson
Dimensioner
276 x 218 x 23 mm
Vikt
1470 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781292057750
Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, Global Edition (häftad)

Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, Global Edition

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    huffa, 12 november 2015

    Hela index (registret) är feltryckt, det diffar på +- 2 sidor. Därav svårt att slå upp saker. Tunna sidor och starkt nordamerikanskt perspektiv. Rekommenderar Steven Marshak's Earth: portrait of a planet istället.

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Table of Contents:

1. Essentials of Geography

PART I

The Energy-Atmosphere System

2. Solar Energy to Earth and the Seasons

3. Earths Modern Atmosphere

4. Atmosphere and Surface Energy Balances

5. Global Temperatures

6. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations

 

PART II

The Water, Weather, and Climate Systems

7. Water and Atmospheric Moisture

8. Weather

9. Water Resources

10. Global Climate Systems

11. Global Climate Change

 

PART III

The Earth-Atmosphere Interface

12. The Dynamic Planet

13. Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanism

14. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement

15. River Systems

16. Oceans, Coastal Systems, and Wind Processes

17. Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes

 

PART IV

Soils, Ecosystems, and Biomes

18. The Geography of Soils

19. Ecosystem Essentials

20. Terrestrial Biomes

 

Appendix A Maps in this Text and Topographic Maps

Appendix B The Koppen Climate Classification System

Appendix C Common Conversions