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Elemental geosystems

Author: Robert W Christopherson
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Elemental Geosystems offers a briefer treatment of the elements of physical geography than its parent text, Geosystems 3/E. The book maintains Geosystems popular systems organization which organizes  Read more...

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Christopherson, Robert W.
Elemental geosystems.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, ©1998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Christopherson
ISBN: 0137435355 9780137435357
OCLC Number: 36573782
Description: xvii, 534, 39 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Foundations of Geography. I. THE ENERGY-ATMOSPHERE SYSTEM. 2. Solar Energy, Seasons, and the Atmosphere. 3. Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures. 4. Atmosphere and Oceanic Circulations. II. WATER, WEATHER, AND CLIMATE. 5. Atmospheric Water and Weather. 6. Water Resources. 7. Earths Climates. III. EARTHS CHANGING LANDSCAPES. 8. The Dynamic Planet. 9. Earthquakes and Volcanoes. 10. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement. 11. Rivers and Related Landforms. 12. Wind Processes and Desert Landscapes. 13. Coastal Processes and Landforms. 14. Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes. IV. BIOGEOGRAPHY. 15. The Geography of Soils. 16. Ecosystems and Biomes. 17. Earth, Humans, and the New Millennium. Appendices. Glossary. Index.
Responsibility: Robert W. Christopherson.
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