Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, Updated Fourth Canadian Edition, 4th edition

  • Robert Christopherson
  • Ginger H. Birkeland
  • Mary Louise Byrne
  • Philip Giles

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Table of contents

1. Essentials of Geography
2. Solar Energy to Earth and the Seasons
3. Earth's Modern Atmosphere
4. Atmosphere and Surface Energy Balances
5. Global Temperatures
6. Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulations
7. Water and Atmospheric Moisture
8. Weather
9. Water Resources
10. Global Climate Systems
11. Climate Change
12. The Dynamic Planet
13. Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanism
14. Weathering, Karst Landscapes, and Mass Movement
15. River Systems
16. Oceans, Coastal Systems, and Wind Processes
17. Glacial and Periglacial Landscapes
18. The Geography of Soils
19. Ecosystem Essentials
20. Terrestrial Biomes

Published by Pearson Canada (March 9th 2018) - Copyright © 2019