McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation, 13th edition
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McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation will help you fully comprehend Earth's physical landscape. The text presents you with the concepts of physical geography in a clear, readable way. Topics covered range from Earth's physical features and the processes that form them to the opportunities they provide for scientific research. McKnight's approach also offers a lens through which to explore climate change.
The 13th Edition focuses on the U.S. National Park system and its parks, monuments, seashores, and recreational areas. The text seamlessly integrates visualization, technology, and the latest applied science to enhance your learning experience as you investigate these natural landscapes.
Published by Pearson (January 29th 2021) - Copyright © 2022
Category: Physical Geography
Table of contents
- Introduction to Earth
- Portraying Earth
- Introduction to the Atmosphere
- Insolation and Temperature
- Atmospheric Pressure and Wind
- Atmospheric Moisture
- Atmospheric Disturbances
- Climate and Climate Change
- The Hydrosphere
- Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere
- Terrestrial Flora and Fauna
- Introduction to Landform Study
- The Internal Processes
- Weathering and Mass Wasting
- Fluvial Processes
- Karst and Hydrothermal Processes
- The Topography of Arid Lands
- Glacial Modification of Terrain
- Coastal Processes and Terrain
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