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Publisher Comments:

'Offering a brief treatment of the elements of physical geography without sacrificing scientific content, Elemental Geosystems has been crafted to provide an accessible, systematic, and visually appealing start in physical geography.

Foundations of Geography; Solar Energy, Seasons, and the Atmosphere; Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures; Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations.

Atmospheric Water and Weather; Global Climate Systems; Water Resources; The Dynamic Planet; Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes; Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement; River Systems and Landforms; Wind Processes and Desert Landscapes; The Oceans, Coastal Processes, and Landforms; Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes; The Geography of Soils; Ecosystems and Biomes; Earth and the Human Denominator; Maps in this Text and Topographic Maps; The Canadian System of Soil Classification (CSSC); The Köppen Climate Classification System; Common Conversions.

A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about physical geography.

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Synopsis:

Encounter Geosystems gives you a well-organized way to visualize key topics, helping you find Google Earth™ locations

for assignments created. Here's how it works: Each of 20 Explorations consists of a worksheet and a .KMZ file. The

worksheets, available in the workbook or as PDFs, guide you through activities and ask for feedback. The .KMZ files,

designed to be read by the Google Earth™ application, contains placemarks, overlays, and annotations referred to in the

worksheets. Worksheets are printed in a paperback supplement that also includes an access code to the Encounter

Geosystems website.  The supplement is perforated for homework assignments. It's the ideal companion to your introductory

geoscience course.

Synopsis:

Pearson Prentice Hall’s Encounter Geosystems supplement gives students a new way to visualize key topics in physical geography using Google Earth™ and saves instructors time by providing well-organized, assignable exercises.

A useful visual tool for studying physical geography.

Table of Contents

1. Essentials of Geography

2. Solar Energy, Seasons, and the Atmosphere

3. Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures

4. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations

5. Atmospheric Water and Weather

6. Water Resources

7. Climate Systems and Climate Change

8. The Dynamic Planet

9. Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes

10. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement

11. River Systems and Landforms

12. Wind Processes and Desert Landscapes

13. The Oceans, Coastal Processes, and Landforms

14. Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes

15. Geography of Soils

16. Ecosystems and Biomes

17. Earth and the Human Denominator

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321636997
Author:
Christopherson, Robert W.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Rubenstein, James M.
Author:
Lewis, Martin
Author:
Porter, Jess C.
Author:
Thomsen, Charles E.
Author:
Wyckoff, William
Author:
Hess, Darrel
Author:
Price, Marie
Author:
Rowntree, Lester
Subject:
General
Subject:
Workbooks
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Geography-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
July 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
100
Dimensions:
10.7 x 8.4 x 0.3 in 259 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Encounter Geosystems gives you a well-organized way to visualize key topics, helping you find Google Earth™ locations

for assignments created. Here's how it works: Each of 20 Explorations consists of a worksheet and a .KMZ file. The

worksheets, available in the workbook or as PDFs, guide you through activities and ask for feedback. The .KMZ files,

designed to be read by the Google Earth™ application, contains placemarks, overlays, and annotations referred to in the

worksheets. Worksheets are printed in a paperback supplement that also includes an access code to the Encounter

Geosystems website.  The supplement is perforated for homework assignments. It's the ideal companion to your introductory

geoscience course.

"Synopsis" by , Pearson Prentice Hall’s Encounter Geosystems supplement gives students a new way to visualize key topics in physical geography using Google Earth™ and saves instructors time by providing well-organized, assignable exercises.

A useful visual tool for studying physical geography.

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