Physical Geography

Author: Joseph A. Mason
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190246863
Size: 10.72 MB
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H. J. de Blij is listed as the first author of the fourth edition.

Physical Geography Of The Global Environment Study Guide

Author: Harm J. de Blij
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471116363
Size: 76.45 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book addresses critical environmental and natural issues against a background critical of the environmental working of our planet. Throughout, the authors' effective writing style and presentation of material capitalize on the theme of the interaction of humans in the environment.

Physical Geography

Author: Harm J. De Blij
ISBN: 9780195428971
Size: 48.32 MB
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Physical Geography: The Global Environment introduces students to the Earth and the way in which human interaction has shaped the Earth's evolution. In this much-anticipated second Canadian Edition, Professors Cathy Conrad and Peter Long seamlessly incorporate significant Canadian data and examples while maintaining Harm de Blij's international approach to the five major components of the Earth - atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, cryosphere, and biosphere. This edition adds a wealth of Canadian information on topics ranging from wind patterns to landscape types, permafrost to drought, and water use to soil classification. The result is a comprehensive and authoritative text that is truly global in scope. Specific to the Canadian Edition: * Provides Canadian and international data and examples * Presents relevant topics to Canadian audience: chinooks, cold weather hazards, permafrost, and glaciation * Metric measurements * Canadian sources cited in the end-of-chapter material * Canadian photos * Maps include all of North America where appropriate * Pedagogical boxes relate to Canada * Soil formation, classification, and mapping employ the Canadian System of Soil Classification * Compares US and Canadian soil classification systems Major revisions to the second Canadian Edition: * All tables and figures have been updated to include the most current data * Information on climate change has been updated and includes current, relevant examples * Additional information on heat balance and radiation has been included along with equations * Increased material on GIS and Remote Sensing * In-depth treatment of adiabatic lapse rates and atmospheric stability * New material on natural hazards and severe weather * New chapter devoted specifically to weathering processes and soils

An Introduction To Physical Geography And The Environment

Author: Joseph Holden
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292083611
Size: 47.58 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This highly respected and best-selling textbook provides an accessible, engaging and comprehensive introduction to the major topics within physical geography. It focuses on understanding the inter-linkages between processes, places and environments and is comprehensively illustrated to demonstrate how the physical environment works. Now in its fourth edition, the book has been thoroughly updated throughout to contain the latest research. Between them, the contributors have researched in detail every environment on the planet, providing an unrivalled source of rich information from around the world for both undergraduate and postgraduate study in the field of physical geography. An Introduction to Physical Geography and the Environment is accompanied by a rich and extensive range of electronic support resources including updated weblinks relevant for each chapter, an extended and annotated further reading list for each chapter, multiple choice questions, fieldwork exercises and interactive models.

Physical Geography

Author: William M. Marsh
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521764289
Size: 17.78 MB
Format: PDF
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A systems-based approach to physical geography written in an easy-to-understand narrative style that is closely integrated with clear, single-concept illustrations.

Geomorphology And Global Environmental Change

Author: Olav Slaymaker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521878128
Size: 74.18 MB
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A statement from the world's leading geomorphologists on the state of, and potential changes to, the environment.