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Main Title Geosystems : an introduction to physical geography /
Author Christopherson, Robert W.
Publisher Pearson Prentice Hall,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 614397715
ISBN 9780321706225; 0321706226; 9780321770769; 0321770765
Subjects Physical geography. ; Physische Geographie.--(DE-588)4174629-6 ; Naturgeografi.
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ELBM  GB54.5.C48 2012 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/13/2017
Edition 8th ed.
Collation xxvii, 623, [37] pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. The energy-atmosphere system. Solar energy to Earth and the seasons -- Earth's modern atmosphere -- Atmosphere and surface energy balances -- Global temperatures -- Atmospheric and oceanic circulations. pt. 2. The water, weather, and climate systems. Water and atmospheric moisture -- Weather -- Water resources -- Climate systems and climate change. pt. 3. The Earth-atmosphere interface. The dynamic planet -- Tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanism -- Weathering, karst landscapes, and mass movement -- River systems and landforms -- Eolian processes and arid landscapes -- The oceans, coastal processes, and landforms -- Glacial and periglacial processes and landforms. pt. 4. Soils, ecosystems, and biomes. The geography of soils -- Ecosystem essentials -- Terrestrial biomes -- Earth and the human denominator.