Introducing Physical Geography, 6th Edition

Author: Alan H. Strahler

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118473256

Category: Science

Page: 656

View: 1849

The 6th edition of Introducing Physical Geography is known for its clear writing, distinctive photos and illustrations and a strong supplements program. The text continues its tradition as a great book to help non-science readers visualize and understand earth processes and learn the basic language of physical geography. The new edition features a strengthened “Eye on the Landscape” feature and updated data on climate change.

Introducing Physical Geography

Author: Alan H. Strahler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 656

View: 6674

Overview: The 6th edition of Introducing Physical Geography is known for its clear writing, distinctive photos and illustrations and a strong supplements program. The text continues its tradition as a great book to help non-science readers visualize and understand earth processes and learn the basic language of physical geography. The new edition features a strengthened "Eye on Global Change" coverage and coverage of the geographer's tool box.

An Introduction to Physical Geography and the Environment

Author: Joseph Holden

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131217614

Category: Science

Page: 664

View: 6166

"An Introduction to Physical Geography and the Environment "provides a comprehensive overview of the major topics within physical geography, including climate, landform evolution, biogeography, oceans, environmental management, quaternary environmental change and remote sensing. Richly supported throughout by examples drawn from Europe and the wider world, this highly illustrated text will stimulate interest and actively engage students. It looks closely at processes and environmental change and encourages students to apply their understanding to consider contemporary environmental problems. Each chapter is written by a leading specialist in their field to provide informative, expert and practical coverage. Main features - An integrative thematic structure provides clear and comprehensible organisation to the material. The book is split into five parts, each with a part opener describing the main themes and links between the chapters within that part. - A wide range of pedagogical features helps to clarify, extend and apply studentsA understanding of the fundamental issues. This is comprised of: - Five categories of boxed feature that explore and illustrate topics and concepts - "fundamental principles, techniques, environmental change, new directions and case studies." - Reflective questions thatinvite the reader to think about and further explore what they have just read. Useful for consolidating learning, these are found at the end of each major section of every chapter. - Also included are learning objectives, a summary, a comprehensive glossary, and an annotated list of further reading and weblinks - An innovative website accompanies the text. Thisincludes resources for the lecturer and student to assist teaching and further explore topics covered in the main text. To explore the online resources, please go to the dedicated companion website at www.booksites.net/holden For lecturers: - There is a password protected site with power point slides, and field exercise ideas. For students: - There are multiple choice questions for each chapter, interactive numerical models, an annotated bibliography, list of weblinks and a comprehensive glossary. "An Introduction to Physical Geography and the Environment" is an essential textbook for undergraduate students taking courses in geography, the environment and environmental science and also suitable for those studying earth sciences, geology, environmental management and other related environmental courses.

Introducing Physical Geography

Author: Alan H. Strahler,Arthur Strahler

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471669692

Category: Science

Page: 720

View: 4636

Beautifully written and thoroughly revised by one of the foremost geographers in the field, Introducing Physical Geography, Third Edition Media Version builds upon the decades of success of other Strahler geography texts while incorporating coverage of the new developments in the discipline as well as exciting new multimedia and course management tools to bring physical geography to a new audience.

Geosystems

An Introduction to Physical Geography, Fourth Canadian Edition

Author: Robert W Christopherson,Mary-Louise Byrne,Philip Thomas Giles

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780133405521

Category: Physical geography

Page: 744

View: 7883

Note: If you are purchasing an electronic version, MasteringGeography does not come automatically packaged with it. To purchase MasteringGeography, please visitwww.MasteringGeography.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text and MasteringGeography by searching for ISBN 10: 0133405524 / ISBN 13: 9780133405521. Respected for its scientific accuracy, currency and thoroughness, and for its integration of high quality figures and photos, Christopherson/Byrne/Giles, Geosystems Fourth Canadian edition is the name you can trust with the content your students will read.

The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Physical Geography

Author: Rebecca Lave,Christine Biermann,Stuart N. Lane

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319714619

Category: Social Science

Page: 594

View: 8731

This handbook is recognition of the need to better integrate physical and human geography. It combines a collection of work and research within the new field of Critical Physical Geography, which gives critical attention to relations of social power with deep knowledge of a particular field of biophysical science. Critical Physical Geography research accords careful attention to biophysical landscapes and the power relations that have increasingly come to shape them, and to the politics of environmental science and the role of biophysical inquiry in promoting social and environmental justice. The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Physical Geography lays out the scope and guiding principles of Critical Physical Geography research. It presents a carefully selected set of empirical work, demonstrating the range and intellectual strength of existing integrative work in geography research. This handbook is the first of its kind to cover this emerging discipline and will be of significant interest to students and academics across the fields of geography, the environment and sustainability.

Physical Geography

Author: Matthew Fontaine Maury,Mytton Maury

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Physical geography

Page: 130

View: 3803

Physical Geography

Science and Systems of the Human Environment

Author: Alan H. Strahler,Arthur Newell Strahler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471657644

Category: Géographie physique

Page: 794

View: 2645

Offering a fully integrated, systems-based approach to physical geography, the new Third Edition of Alan and Arthur Strahler's highly successful text incorporates relevant and recent developments in the field. The text's accurate and comprehensive coverage provides both the breadth and depth necessary to appreciate how humans are changing, and are changed by, the Earth. This edition has a new emphasis on global change, remote sensing, and tools in geography as Interchapter Features located after selected chapters. physical geography concepts to the undergraduate students helping them to understand key concepts, which are crucial to further study in the discipline Currency: This title includes the most up-to-date information available. With the growth of remote sensing, GIS, and other geographic techniques, currency in textbooks has become increasingly important Outstanding art programme: The title includes a photographic and illustration programme that is second to none. These visuals are extremely important for helping students comprehend the key scientific concepts in physical geography Critical thinking: The text provides the tools that students need to think critically and scientifically

Visualizing Physical Geography, 2nd Edition

Author: Timothy Foresman,Alan H. Strahler

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118213599

Category: Science

Page: 624

View: 5422

Visualizing Physical Geography employs uniquely designed visual pedgagogy to help students acquire the skills they need to become better learners. The 2nd edition has refined and expanded the visuals using insights from research on student outcomes. The Visualizing approach uses a variety of research-based visuals to engage students so they become active participants in the learning process. Visualizing Physical Geography immerses students in course material through visuals (both in print and rich multimedia resources) while organizing complex processes and related course information into easily digestible segments. Visualizing Physical Geography is a comprehensive, modern book for today's physical geography course. With current examples, thorough coverage of geographers tools and technology, and a visual design that is accessible without sacrificing content, it is a title that will appeal to a broad range of instructors. The narrative and concepts are tightly linked to visual elements, including practical examples that highlight the relevance of the concepts. Maps are integrated throughout to help reveal patterns or trends. Divergent views and critical thinking are emphasized. Photographs and other visuals are also included to reinforce the concepts.

The Dictionary of Physical Geography

Author: David S. G. Thomas,Andrew S. Goudie

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118687434

Category: Science

Page: 624

View: 1048

The third edition of this comprehensive encyclopedic dictionary covers the whole field of physical geography and provides an essential reference for all students and lecturers in this field.

Principles of Physical Geography

Author: Francis J. Monkhouse

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442234253

Category: Science

Page: 576

View: 4942

This comprehensive study is concerned with the solid rocks, the seas and oceans, our enveloping atmosphere, the soil and the “green mantle” of natural vegetation—as they interrelate in man’s physical environment. The text is illustrated with many photographs and specially-drawn maps and diagrams.

Introducing Physical Geography

Author: Alan H. Strahler,Arthur Strahler

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471669692

Category: Science

Page: 720

View: 9198

Beautifully written and thoroughly revised by one of the foremost geographers in the field, Introducing Physical Geography, Third Edition Media Version builds upon the decades of success of other Strahler geography texts while incorporating coverage of the new developments in the discipline as well as exciting new multimedia and course management tools to bring physical geography to a new audience.

Introducing Physical Geography

Earth sciences, Physical geography

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478456647

Category: Education

Page: 67

View: 4985

Facts101 is your complete guide to Introducing Physical Geography. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Physical Geography: Introduction To Earth

Author: K. Bharatdwaj

Publisher: Discovery Publishing House

ISBN: 9788183561631

Category:

Page: 332

View: 6942

It may well be said that there can be no geography which concerns itself with the actual shape and form of the land surface, solid rode, the configuration and extent of the seas and oceans, the enveloping atmosphere without which life as we know it cannot exist, the physical process which take place in that atmosphere. This book has been designed to cover the syllabus of physical geography required for the B.A. Students of the Indian Universities. The subject matter has been arranged so as to provide clear and integrated approach to the subject with all essential tools of applicable geography for B.A. curriculum. Care has been taken to make the treatment of the subject simple and accessible to the average students. It is believed that the book in present form will be found to be useful by the student community and the teaching fraternity alike. Suggestion for the improvement of the book will always be most welcome. Contents: Origin of the Earth, Structure of the Earth s Interior and Lithosphere, Continents and Ocean Basins, Earth s Movements and Age, Plateau and Mountain Building, Rocks and Earthquakes, Vulcanicity and Volcanoes.