McKnight s Physical Geography Book

McKnight s Physical Geography

  • Author : Darrel Hess
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Landscapes
  • Pages : 676
  • ISBN 10 : 1292020911

McKnight s Physical Geography Excerpt :

Continuing Tom L. McKnight's well-known thematic focus on landscape appreciation, Darrel Hess offers a broad survey of all of the physical processes and spatial patterns that create Earth's physical landscape. McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation provides a clear writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy to appeal to a wide variety of students. This new edition offers a truly meaningful integration of visualization, technology, the latest applied science, and new pedagogy, providing essential tools and opportunities to teach and engage students in these processes and patterns.

McKnight s Physical Geography Book

McKnight s Physical Geography

  • Author : Darrel Hess
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2016-01-29
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 0134195426

McKnight s Physical Geography Excerpt :

For courses in Physical Geography. Explore the changing global environment with real-world examples and mobile field trips Continuing Tom L. McKnight's well-known thematic focus on landscape appreciation, Darrel Hess offers a broad survey of all of the physical processes and spatial patterns that create Earth's physical landscape. McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation provides a clear writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy to appeal to a wide variety of readers. The Twelfth Edition offers a truly meaningful integration of visualization, technology, and the latest applied science, providing essential opportunities to teach and engage readers in these processes and patterns. Topics that are tied to readers' real-world concerns such as global environmental change, along with new videos, photography, online lab resources, and updated interactive tools, make it the most effective learning program for physical geography. Also available with MasteringGeographyTM This title is also available with MasteringGeography-an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringGeography does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringGeography, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringGeography, search for: 0134169859 / 9780134169859 McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation Plus MasteringGeography with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134195426 / 978013

Goode s World Atlas Book

Goode s World Atlas

  • Author : Howard Veregin
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2006-11
  • Genre: Atlases
  • Pages : 371
  • ISBN 10 : 0136128246

Goode s World Atlas Excerpt :

First published in 1923, the Rand McNally Goode's World Atlas is the number-one college reference atlas used in the United States. Using the latest in geographic information technology, Goode's World Atlas offers carefully researched and well-designed maps on a variety of topics. The 21st edition reflects the changing world with a host of new maps and information.

Fundamentals of Geomorphology Book

Fundamentals of Geomorphology

  • Author : Richard John Huggett
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2011-03-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1093
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135281137

Fundamentals of Geomorphology Excerpt :

This extensively revised, restructured, and updated edition continues to present an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the subject, exploring the world’s landforms from a broad systems perspective. It covers the basics of Earth surface forms and processes, while reflecting on the latest developments in the field. Fundamentals of Geomorphology begins with a consideration of the nature of geomorphology, process and form, history, and geomorphic systems, and moves on to discuss: structure: structural landforms associated with plate tectonics and those associated with volcanoes, impact craters, and folds, faults, and joints process and form: landforms resulting from, or influenced by, the exogenic agencies of weathering, running water, flowing ice and meltwater, ground ice and frost, the wind, and the sea; landforms developed on limestone; and landscape evolution, a discussion of ancient landforms, including palaeosurfaces, stagnant landscape features, and evolutionary aspects of landscape change. This third edition has been fully updated to include a clearer initial explanation of the nature of geomorphology, of land surface process and form, and of land-surface change over different timescales. The text has been restructured to incorporate information on geomorphic materials and processes at more suitable points in the book. Finally, historical geomorphology has been integrated throughout the text to reflect the importance of history in all aspects of geomorphology. Fundamentals of Geomorphology provides a stimulating and innovative perspective on the key topics and debates within the field of geomorphology. Written in an accessible and lively manner, it includes guides to further reading, chapter summaries, and an extensive glossary of key terms. The book is also illustrated throughout with over 200 informative diagrams and attractive photographs, all in colour.

Visualizing Physical Geography  2nd Edition Book

Visualizing Physical Geography 2nd Edition

  • Author : Timothy Foresman
  • Publisher : Wiley Global Education
  • Release Date : 2011-12-27
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118213599

Visualizing Physical Geography 2nd Edition Excerpt :

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.

Regional Geography of the United States and Canada Book

Regional Geography of the United States and Canada

  • Author : Daniel R. Montello
  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 602
  • ISBN 10 : 9781478647126

Regional Geography of the United States and Canada Excerpt :

The fifth and thoroughly revised edition of Regional Geography of the United States and Canada provides a rich and comprehensive overview of both the physical and human geography of these two countries, and in the true spirit of geography, the interactions and interrelations of the physical and human. Following long traditions of the discipline of geography, this text incorporates words, maps, drawings, photographs, and numerical data to present its information in an engaging way. After covering beneficial precursor topics—such as the basics of physical and human geography—the text explores fifteen regions of the US and Canada. The authors observe and describe our planet’s geography in thorough and accessible detail, while laying out the spatial basics of the location, shape, and size of the different regions, and summarizes their most distinctive thematic qualities. Physical topics covered include the region’s topography and landforms, soils, climate, hydrography, vegetation, and wildlife. The human topics include the region’s population; the ethnicities and settlement history of its people; economic activities, including agriculture, forestry, mining, fishing, manufacturing, and service industries; cities; and transportation. In-depth essays expand on specific topics of interest and importance, while outlook sections prognosticate about the near future of the regions. Each chapter concludes with a bibliography of books, articles, and reports that provide further sources for the interested reader.

Geography For Dummies Book

Geography For Dummies

  • Author : Charles A. Heatwole
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-05-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 621
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118068670

Geography For Dummies Excerpt :

Geography is more than just trivia, it can help you understand why we import or export certain products, predict climate change, and even show you where to place fire and police stations when planning a city. If you’re curious about the world and want to know more about this fascinating place, Geography For Dummies is a great place to start. Whether you’re sixteen or sixty, this fun and easy guide will help you make more sense of the world you live in. Geography For Dummies gives you the tools to interpret the Earth’s grid, read and interpret maps, and to appreciate the importance and implications of geographical features such as volcanoes and fault lines. Plus, you’ll see how erosion and weathering have and will change the earth’s surface and how it impacts people. You’ll get a firm hold of everything from the physical features of the world to political divisions, population, culture, and economics. You’ll also discover: How you can have a rainforest on one side of a mountain range and a desert on the other How ocean currents help to determine the geography of climates How to choose a good location for a shopping mall How you can properly put the plant to good use in everything you do How climate affects humans and how humans have affected the climate How human population has spread and the impact it has had on our world If you’re mixed up by map symbols or mystified by Mercator projections Geography For Dummies can help you find your bearings. Filled with key insights, easy-to-read maps, and cool facts, this book will expand your understanding of geography and today’s world.

Sustainable Travel Book

Sustainable Travel

  • Author : Holly Tuppen
  • Publisher : White Lion Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-06-29
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780711256026

Sustainable Travel Excerpt :

Sustainable Travel offers practical and achievable advice for those who want to make a difference in the way we experience the world. Having travelled around the world without flying, sustainability expert Holly Tuppen knows a thing or two about low-carbon and positive-impact adventures. Here, she shares what she's learnt from over a decade of responsible travels. Sustainable Travel will help your trip to be a force for good with information on how to: · Ask tour operators and accommodations the right questions · Reduce your carbon footprint · Embrace slow travel · Pack responsibly · Benefit the people, cultures and places you visit Also included is a guide to regenerative travel experiences, including conservation-minded tours, community-led initiatives, alternative adventures, responsible destinations and green places to stay. A series of interviews feature the experts and unsung heroes of sustainable travel. With so many of us looking to travel in a more sustainable way, but not sure how to go about it, this comprehensive guide reveals everything you need to know. It's a must read for anyone looking to tackle the climate crisis and support nature and people while travelling. 2% of the revenue generated from the sale of this book will be donated to the World Land Trust, an international conservation charity that has funded the protection of over 5 000 000 acres of landscapes.

Contemporary Human Geography Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Contemporary Human Geography

  • Author : James M. Rubenstein
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Human geography
  • Pages : 355
  • ISBN 10 : 0321819764

Contemporary Human Geography Excerpt :

"Contemporary Human Geography"is a beautifully crafted, modular springboard into essential human and cultural geography concepts, designed for the contemporary geography student. This brief, innovative text explores current human geography in the bold visual style that distinguishes Dorling Kindersley (DK) publications. Topics within each chapter are organized into modular, self-contained, two-page spreads. Together with the graphics, Rubenstein's efficient writing engages students, presenting information clearly without sacrificing the high-quality geography content essential to students and instructors.

Geosystems Book


  • Author : Robert W Christopherson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-03-12
  • Genre: Physical geography
  • Pages : 744
  • ISBN 10 : 0133405524

Geosystems Excerpt :

Note: If you are purchasing an electronic version, MasteringGeography does not come automatically packaged with it. To purchase MasteringGeography, please 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.

McKnight s Physical Geography Third Cali Book

McKnight s Physical Geography Third Cali

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Ingram
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Physical geography
  • Pages : 691
  • ISBN 10 : 1269144375

McKnight s Physical Geography Third Cali Excerpt :

The textbook in its entirety plus a collection of 13 field guides that introduce the diverse physical geography of California.

Living Physical Geography Book

Living Physical Geography

  • Author : Bruce Gervais
  • Publisher : W. H. Freeman
  • Release Date : 2015-01-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 1464106649

Living Physical Geography Excerpt :

Bruce Gervais’ new text offers a fresh approach to the study of physical geography, combining print and digital media to create a scientifically substantive work that is written for students. Living Physical Geography focuses on human-physical geography interactions, using pedagogical features in the textbook and online to create a modern synthesis of the science of physical geography. Each of the four major parts in Living Physical Geography is identified by energy flows within Earth’s physical systems. Additionally, landscape analysis underpins the body of the text. Step-by-step examples are used to illustrate how landforms and systems develop, evolve, and change through time. Living Physical Geography is accompanied by its own dedicated version of W.H. Freeman’s breakthrough online course space, LaunchPad. LaunchPad offers acclaimed media content, curated and organized for easy assignability and presented in an intuitive interface that combines power and simplicity.

Applied Physical Geography Book

Applied Physical Geography

  • Author : Robert W. Christopherson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 10 : 0130113247

Applied Physical Geography Excerpt :

PLEASE PROVIDE COURSE INFORMATIONIdeal for use with any text on Physical Geography, this laboratory manual contains step-by-step exercises that help students apply essential geographic principles, methods, and tools to better understand Earth and its systems. Organization of each lab exercise chapter entails an introduction, key terms and concepts listing, objectives of the chapter, and a listing of materials and sources needed to complete the exercises. The initial laboratory exercise is called the Prologue Lab and is unique to this manual. The assignments in the Prologue are meant to span the entire term and will provide students with the tools of spatial analysis that are at the core of geography.

Canada s Wilderness Lands Book
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Canada s Wilderness Lands

  • Author : National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division
  • Publisher : Washington, D.C. : The Society
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre: Canada
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015010700287

Canada s Wilderness Lands Excerpt :

Heavily illustrated general account of the wilderness areas of Canada.