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Discovering physical geography

Author: Alan F Arbogast
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Series: The Wiley bicentennial-knowledge for generations
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Arbogast, Alan F.
Discovering physical geography.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007
(OCoLC)607861681
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan F Arbogast
ISBN: 9780471438601 047143860X 9780471935568 0471935565
OCLC Number: 72868259
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvi, 624 pages : color illustrations color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction to physical geography --
The geographers' tools --
Earth-sun geometry and the seasons --
The global energy system --
Global temperature patterns --
Atmospheric pressure, wind, and global circulation --
Atmospheric moisture and precipitation --
Air masses and cyclonic weather systems --
Global climates --
Plant geography --
The global distribution and character of soils --
Earth's internal structure, rock cycle, and geologic time --
Tectonic processes and landforms --
Weathering and mass movement --
Groundwater and Karst landscapes --
Fluvial systems and landforms --
Glacial geomorphology: processes and landforms --
Arid landscapes and eolian processes --
Coastal processes and landforms.
Series Title: The Wiley bicentennial-knowledge for generations
Responsibility: Alan F. Arbogast.
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"...a very nice addition to the family of physical-geography texts available for adoption." (Journal of Sedimentary Research, January 2008)

 
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