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Encounter Physical Geography provides rich, interactive explorations of physical geography concepts through Google Earth™ explorations. All chapter explorations are available in print format as well as via online quizzes and downloadable PDFs, accommodating different classroom needs. Each worksheet is accompanied by corresponding Google Earth™ KMZ media

files containing the placemarks, overlays, and annotations referred to in the worksheets, available for download from www.mygeoscienceplace.com. KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Earth, Portraying Earth, Introduction to the Atmosphere, Insolation and Temperature, Atmospheric Pressure and Wind, Atmospheric Moisture, Atmospheric Disturbances, Climate and Climate Change, The Hydrosphere, Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere, Terrestrial Flora and Fauna, Soils, Introduction to Landform Study, The Internal Processes, Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting, Fluvial Processes, Solution Processes and Karst Topography, The Topography of Arid Lands, Glacial Modification of Terrain, Coastal Processes and Terrain. Intended for those interested in learning about physical geography

Synopsis:

Encounter Physical Geography provides rich, interactive explorations of physical geography concepts through Google Earth™ explorations. All chapter explorations are available in print format as well as via online quizzes and downloadable PDFs, accommodating different classroom needs. Each worksheet is accompanied by corresponding Google Earth™ KMZ media files containing the placemarks, overlays, and annotations referred to in the worksheets.

Synopsis:

Carrying forth Tom L. McKnight's well-known thematic focus on landscape appreciation, this best-seller fosters a solid understanding of Earth and its physical geography. Its clear writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of readers. This edition includes thoroughly updated content and introduces renowned illustrator Dennis Tasa — yet it maintains the proven approach first presented by McKnight more than two decades ago.

Introduction to Earth; Portraying Earth; Introduction to the Atmosphere; Insolation and Temperature; Atmospheric Pressure and Wind; Atmospheric Moisture; Atmospheric Disturbances; Climate and Climate Change; The Hydrosphere; Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere; Terrestrial Flora and Fauna; Soils; Introduction to Landform Study; The Internal Processes; Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting; Fluvial Processes; Solution Processes and Karst Topography; The Topography of Arid Lands; Glacial Modification of Terrain; Coastal Processes and Terrain.

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

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Earth

 2. Portraying Earth

 3. Introduction to the Atmosphere

 4. Insolation and Temperature

 5. Atmospheric Pressure and Wind

 6. Atmospheric Moisture

 7. Atmospheric Disturbances

 8. Climate and Climate Change

 9. The Hydrosphere

10. Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere

11. Terrestrial Flora and Fauna

12. Soils

13. Introduction to Landform Study

14. The Internal Processes

15. Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting

16. Fluvial Processes

17. Solution Processes and Karst Topography

18. The Topography of Arid Lands

19. Glacial Modification of Terrain

20. Coastal Processes and Terrain

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321672520
Author:
Porter, Jess C.
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Hess, Darrel
Author:
O'Connell, Stephen J
Author:
Tasa, Dennis
Author:
O'Connell, Stephen
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Geography-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
October 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
10.6 x 8.4 x 0.8 in 635 gr

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Encounter Physical Geography provides rich, interactive explorations of physical geography concepts through Google Earth™ explorations. All chapter explorations are available in print format as well as via online quizzes and downloadable PDFs, accommodating different classroom needs. Each worksheet is accompanied by corresponding Google Earth™ KMZ media files containing the placemarks, overlays, and annotations referred to in the worksheets.

"Synopsis" by , Carrying forth Tom L. McKnight's well-known thematic focus on landscape appreciation, this best-seller fosters a solid understanding of Earth and its physical geography. Its clear writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of readers. This edition includes thoroughly updated content and introduces renowned illustrator Dennis Tasa — yet it maintains the proven approach first presented by McKnight more than two decades ago.

Introduction to Earth; Portraying Earth; Introduction to the Atmosphere; Insolation and Temperature; Atmospheric Pressure and Wind; Atmospheric Moisture; Atmospheric Disturbances; Climate and Climate Change; The Hydrosphere; Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere; Terrestrial Flora and Fauna; Soils; Introduction to Landform Study; The Internal Processes; Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting; Fluvial Processes; Solution Processes and Karst Topography; The Topography of Arid Lands; Glacial Modification of Terrain; Coastal Processes and Terrain.

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

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