This text introduces persons to the topic of physical geography, integrating the latest research in the field. In every chapter of this textbook one can find information on updated sciences and URLs to assist with their understanding. At the end of each chapter, one may also find a Critical Thinking section to encourage one to take the next step in the learning process.
This text is highly interactive and visual featuring more than 550 photographs, 125 remote-sensing images from various orbital platforms, 265 maps and more than 400 illustrations to locate and explain concepts.
The main goal of this discipline, i.e. physical geography, is to explain the spatial dimension of Earth’s dynamic systems, such as its energy, air, water, weather, climate, tectonics, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems and biomes, using the latest in satellite imagery and statistics.
This document also contains a Student Animation CD, which contains 67 animations of key text figures and concepts, with self-tests, 18 satellite loops and 9 items in a World Map Reference library.
Persons, with a new copy of this document, also have full access to the book’s Student Learning Center, which is a 24/7 study tool with review exercises, web destinations and other features designed to allow persons to maximize their study time.
Although there are newer editions to this text one may still find it highly informative and useful.
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