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Elemental Geosystems, 9th edition

  • Robert Christopherson
  • Ginger H. Birkeland
Pearson eText Elemental Geosystems -- Instant Access

ISBN-13: 9780135213100

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9th edition

Published by Pearson (February 1st 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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Elemental Geosystems is organized around the natural flow of energy, materials, and information—with subjects presented in the same sequence in which they occur in nature.

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Table of contents


1. Essentials of Geography

2. Solar Energy, Seasons, and the Atmosphere

3. Atmospheric Energy and Global Temperatures

4. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations

5. Water and Atmospheric Moisture

6. Water Resources

7. Earth’s Climatic Regions

8. Climate Change

9. The Dynamic Planet

10. Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanism

11. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement

12. River Systems

13. Oceans, Coastal Systems, and Wind Processes

14. Glacial Landscapes and the Cryosphere

15. The Geography of Soils

16. Ecosystem Essentials

17. Biogeography and Terrestrial Biomes

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