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Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography

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Publisher Comments:

Geosystems fully defines geography by offering the latest science in an easily understood matter. With its breathtaking remote sensing imagery, excellent cartography, and technological tie-ins, this book is an interesting and well-conceived introduction to the study of Physical Geography. Using the latest in satellite imagery and current statistical information, this book covers such topics as: the energy-atmosphere system; the water, weather, and climate systems; the earth-atmosphere interface; and soils, ecosystems, and biomes.

Book News Annotation:

This textbook supplies an introduction to the major aspects of physical geography: the energy-atmosphere system; the water, weather, and climate systems; the earth-atmosphere interface; and, soil, ecosystems, and biomes. Particular chapters discuss the seasons, global temperatures, atmospheric and oceanic circulation's, weather, water resources, tectonics and volcanism, weathering, river systems and landforms, the oceans, glaciers, soil geography, and the human factor. The book is heavily illustrated with maps, graphs, and color photographs. Christopherson's credentials are not noted.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130668240
Author:
Christopherson, Robert W.
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Christopherson
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Physical geography
Subject:
Geophysics
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Education-General
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
vol. 2
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
11.00x8.25x.59 in. 1.40 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Geography » General
Science and Mathematics » Geology » Geophysics
Science and Mathematics » Physics

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