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For introductory physical geography courses.
This package includes Mastering Geography.
A brief, visual, and media-rich approach to physical geography
Highly regarded, best-selling author Robert Christopherson has partnered with renowned geographer and educator Stephen Cunha and longtime media author Charlie Thomsen to establish Geosystems Core, a brief, modular, highly visual and flexible textbook and springboard into physical geography. This approach allows instructors to teach concepts in their preferred order, empowering them to bring in their own case studies and applications to further illustrate the core concepts. Instructors can also easily augment and extend the 1st Edition of the print book by leveraging the rich library of media and customizable assessment resources in Mastering Geography.
Personalize learning with Mastering Geography
Mastering Geography is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product proven to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced coaching activities that feature personalized wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience and help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain challenging physical geography concepts.
0321949552 / 9780321949554 Geosystems Core Plus Mastering Geography with eText -- Access Card Package
This package contains:
- 0321834747 / 9780321834744 Geosystems Core
- 0321958276 / 9780321958273 Mastering Geography with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Geosystems Core
Geosystems Core, 1st Edition is also available via Pearson eText, a simple-to-use, mobile, personalized reading experience that lets instructors connect with and motivate students — right in their eTextbook. Learn more.
Table of contents
Introduction to Physical Geography
Part I: Energy & Earth Systems
1. Solar Energy, Seasons, & the Atmosphere
2. Energy in the Atmosphere
3. Pressure, Winds, & Currents
Part II: Water, Weather, & Climate Systems
4. Atmospheric Water & Weather
5. Water Resources
6. Global Climate Systems
7. Climate Change
Part III: The Geosphere: Earth’s Interior & Surface
8. Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, & Volcanism
9. Weathering & Mass Movement
10. Stream Erosion & River Systems
11. Coastal Systems & Wind Processes
12. Glacial Systems
Part IV: The Biosphere
13. Ecosystems & Soils
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