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Introduction: Spheres, Scales, Systems and Cycles

Part I: Weather and Climate Systems

1. The Earth as a Rotating Planet
2. The Global Energy System
3. Air Temperature and Air Temperature Cycles
4. Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation
5. Winds and the Global Circulation System
6. Weather Systems
7. The Global Scope of Climate
8. Low-Latitude Climates
9. Midlatitude and High-Latitude Climates

Part II:Systems and Cycles of the Solid Earth

10. Earth Materials and the Cycle of Rock Change
11. The Lithosphere and the Tectonic System
12. Volcanic and Tectonic Landforms

Part III: Systems of Landform Evolution

13. Weathering and Mass Wasting
14. The Cycling of Water on the Continents
15. Fluvial Processes and Landforms
16. Landforms and Rock Structure
17. The Work of Waves and Wind
18. Glacier Systems and the Ice Age

Part IV: Systems and Cycles of Soils and the Biosphere

19. Soil Systems
20. Systems and Cycles of the Biosphere
21. Global Ecosystems

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