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Modern physical geography

Modern physical geography

Author: Alan H Strahler; Arthur N Strahler
Publisher: New York [etc.] : John Wiley & Sons, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan H Strahler; Arthur N Strahler
ISBN: 0471533920 9780471533924
OCLC Number: 454723864
Description: XII, 638 str. : ilustr. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Our Rotating Planet. The Earth's Atmosphere and Oceans. The Earth's Radiation Balance. Heat and Cold at Earth's Surface. Winds and Global Circulation. Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation. Air Masses and Cyclonic Storms. Global Climate Systems. The Soil-Water Balance and Climate. Low-Latitude Climates. Midlatitude and High-Latitude Climates. Materials of Earth's Crust. The Lithosphere and Plate Tectonics. Volcanic and Tectonic Landforms. Landforms of Weathering and Mass Wasting. Runoff, Streams, and Ground Water. Landforms Made by Running Water. Denudation and Climate. Landforms and Rock Structure. Landforms Made by Waves and Currents. Landforms Made by Wind. Glacial Landforms and the Ice Age. The Soil Layer. World Soils. Energy Flows and Material Cycles in the Biosphere. Concepts of Biogeography. World Patterns of Natural Vegetation. Epilogue. Appendices. References. Glossary. Index.
Responsibility: Alan H. Strahler, Arthur N. Strahler.


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