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Introducing Physical Geography, 5th Edition

March 2010, ©2011
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Introducing Physical Geography, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive text that builds upon the decades of success of Strahler, who is one of the foremost geographers in the world. This new fifth edition includes all new sections with the capabilities of connecting to multimedia and covers new updates to the subject area. The text also includes current examples of environmental phenomena relating to the global changes. The readability of the text has been enhanced with new placements of boxed features and supplementary material.
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Intro Pt 1: Introducing Physical Geography

Intro Pt 2: Tools of Physical Geography

Chapter 1 The Earth as a Rotating Planet

Chapter 2 The Earth’s Global Energy Balance

Chapter 3 Air Temperature

Chapter 4 Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation

Chapter 5 Winds and the Global Circulation

Chapter 6 Weather Systems

Chapter 7 Global Climates

Chapter 8 Biogeographic Processes

Chapter 9 Global Biogeography

Chapter 10 Global Soils

Chapter 11 Earth Materials and Plate Tectonics

Chapter 12 Volcanic and Tectonic Landforms

Chapter 13 Weathering and Mass Wasting

Chapter 14 Fresh Water of the Continents

Chapter 15 Landforms Made by Running Water

Chapter 16 Landforms Made by Waves and Wind

Chapter 17 Glacial Landforms and the Ice Age

App 1 Climate Definitions and Boundaries

App 2 Conversion Factors

App 3 Topographic Map Symbols

Glossary

Photo Credits

Index

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  • Geographer's Tools now separated as its own introductory chapter
  • More photos, including satellite images
  • Expanded coverage of global change
  • New organization with streamlined content in Earth Materials, Plate Tectonics and Volcanic & Landforms chapters
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Putting You In The Picture features involve the student and personalize the study of geography.

The Visualization theme uses illustrations, word pictures, and multimedia to help students form lasting visual images of the processes of physical geography.

Test Your Knowledge boxes found at the end of each chapter guides students to additional assessment questions and complimentary resources available in WileyPLUS (for more information on Wiley’s online management system, click on the WileyPLUS tab above).

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Introducing Physical Geography, 5th Edition
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