Physical Geography

Science and Systems of the Human Environment

Author: Alan H. Strahler,Arthur N. Strahler

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471112990

Category: Science

Page: 656

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This truly integrated, system-based approach to physical geography is designed for a one or two-semester course in Physical Geography or Earth Systems Science, taught at the First year undergraduate level. Comprehensive in its coverage, this text's inclusion of quantitative concepts should appeal to lecturers and students seeking to incorporate systems-driven approach to teaching this course. Environmental issues of global change are stressed in each chapter, highlighted by a colour bar at the side of the column. Simple quantitative concepts are included in "Working It Out" boxes for those who desire a more quantitative focus. These sections require highschool algebra, and they focus on applications rather than computation. End-of-chapter problems and end-of-book problems are also included. Supplements: Teacher's Manual/Test Bank, Slides, Transparencies, Test Bank
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Physical Geography, Student Exercise Manual

Science and Systems of the Human Environment

Author: Alan H. Strahler,Arthur Strahler

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471182160

Category: Science

Page: 437

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This truly integrated, system-based approach to physical geography is designed for a one or two-semester course in Physical Geography or Earth Systems Science, taught at the First year undergraduate level. Comprehensive in its coverage, this text's inclusion of quantitative concepts should appeal to lecturers and students seeking to incorporate systems-driven approach to teaching this course. Environmental issues of global change are stressed in each chapter, highlighted by a colour bar at the side of the column. Simple quantitative concepts are included in "Working It Out" boxes for those who desire a more quantitative focus. These sections require highschool algebra, and they focus on applications rather than computation. End-of-chapter problems and end-of-book problems are also included. Supplements: Teacher's Manual/Test Bank, Slides, Transparencies, Test Bank
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Weather, Climate and Climate Change

Human Perspectives

Author: Greg O'Hare,John Sweeney,Rob Wilby

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317904818

Category: Science

Page: 444

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A timely and accessible analysis of one of the most crucial and contentious issues facing the world today – the processes and consequences of natural and human induced changes in the structure and function of the climate system. Integrating the latest scientific developments throughout, the text centres on climate change control, addressing how weather and climate impact on environment and society.
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Essentials of Physical Geography

Author: Robert Gabler,James Petersen,L. Trapasso

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495011940

Category: Science

Page: 688

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ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY uses the combined expertise of three respected geographers to help bridge the gap between scientific theory, practical application, and the human-environmental interface. The text emphasizes three essential themes to demonstrate the major roles for the discipline--Geography as a Physical Science, Geography as the Spatial Science, and Geography as Environmental Science. With a renewed focus on examining relationships and processes among systems, the text helps students understand how the various systems interrelate like never before. The eighth edition features Physical GeographyNow the first assessment-driven and student-centered online learning solution created specifically for this course. Physical GeographyNow uses a series of chapter-specific diagnostic tests to build a personalized learning plan for each student, allowing students to focus their study time on specific areas of weaknesses. Each personalized learning plan directs students to specific chapter sections and concept-driven multimedia tutorials designed to augment their understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

Author: James Petersen,Dorothy Sack,Robert Gabler

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0538734639

Category: Science

Page: 496

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FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY uses the combined expertise of three respected geographers to show how Earth’s physical geography impacts humans, and how humans impact Earth’s physical geography. The text emphasizes three essential themes to demonstrate the major roles for the discipline --Geography from a Physical Science perspective, Geography from a Spatial perspective, and Geography from an Environmental perspective. With a focus on examining relationships and processes among Earth systems, this text helps students understand like never before how the various systems interrelate and how humans are an integral aspect of geography. The human-environment relationship and the importance of conservation are prevalent themes. This new title offers thorough coverage of physical geography in a concise, well-organized structure, making it feasible to cover all topics in a one-semester course, and approachable for all students, especially those who are new to the concepts presented herein. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Physical Geography

Author: James F. Petersen,Dorothy Sack,Robert E. Gabler

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305888243

Category: Education

Page: 672

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PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, Eleventh Edition, uses the combined expertise of three accomplished and respected geographers to show not only what constitutes physical geography but also the interrelationships between people and Earth’s natural environment. The well-written text and excellent illustrations emphasize three essential themes to demonstrate the major roles of the discipline -- Geography as Physical Science, Geography as Spatial Science, and Geography as Environmental Science. With a strong focus on processes and the interrelationships among Earth’s systems, this text guides students to an understanding and appreciation of how the various natural systems function and of how humans are an integral component of physical geography. Historically, this was the first Physical Geography textbook to take an environmental sustainability approach, and the authors continue to address the theme of human interactions with the environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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21st Century Geography

Author: Joseph P. Stoltman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 141297464X

Category: Science

Page: 883

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This is a theoretical and practical guide on how to undertake and navigate advanced research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
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An Introduction to Physical Geography and the Environment

Author: Joseph Holden

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131753044

Category: Science

Page: 762

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The second edition of this best-selling and highly respected textbook provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the major topics within physical geography. An Introduction to Physical Geography and the Environment is designed with a range of in-text features such as case studies and reflective questions to aid study. As well as this, students have access to a rich and extensive range of online support resources such as extra weblinks, fieldwork worksheets, interactive models and new video clips of physical processes in action, all of which will help them achieve success in their Physical Geography course.
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