Physical Geography

Physical Geography

Science and Systems of the Human Environment

Strahler, Arthur Emeritus; Strahler, Alan H.

John Wiley and Sons Ltd



Mixed media product




15 a 20 dias


This title has comprehensive coverage of key concepts in physical geography. It includes a photographic and illustration programme for students to comprehend many of the key scientific concepts in physical geography.
INTRODUCTION; Introdution Physical Geography. Spheres, Scales, Systems, and Cycles. WEATHER AND CLIMATES SYSTEMS. The Earth as a Rotating Planet. The Global Energy System. Air Temperature and Air Temperature Cycles. Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation. Winds and the Global Circulation System. Weather Systems. The Global Scope of Climate. Low--Latitude Climates. Midlatitude and High--Latitude Climates. SYSTEM AND CYCLES OF THE SOLID EARTH. Earth Materials and the Cycles of Rock Change. The Lithosphere and the Tectonic System. Volconic and Tectonic Landforms. SYSTEMS OF LANDFORM EVOLUTION. Weathering and Mass Wasting. The Cycling of Water on the Continents. Fluvial Processes and Landforms. Landforms and Rock Structure. The Work of Waves and Wind. Glacier Systems and the Ice Age. SYSTEMS AND CYCLES OF SOIL AND THE BIOSPHERE. Soil Systems. Systems and Cycles of the Biosphere. Biographical Processes. Global Ecosystems. Appendices. Problem Answers. Glossary. Photo Credits. Conversion Factors. Index.
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