Physical Geography

Author by : James F. Petersen
Language : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 69
Total Download : 449
File Size : 40,7 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, Eleventh Edition, uses the combined expertise of three accomplished and respected geographers to show not only what constitutes physical geography but also the interrelationships between people and Earth’s natural environment. The well-written text and excellent illustrations emphasize three essential themes to demonstrate the major roles of the discipline -- Geography as Physical Science, Geography as Spatial Science, and Geography as Environmental Science. With a strong focus on processes and the interrelationships among Earth’s systems, this text guides students to an understanding and appreciation of how the various natural systems function and of how humans are an integral component of physical geography. Historically, this was the first Physical Geography textbook to take an environmental sustainability approach, and the authors continue to address the theme of human interactions with the environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Geographical Thought

Author by :
Language : en
Publisher by : Concept Publishing Company
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 56
Total Download : 257
File Size : 48,8 Mb
pdf pdf

Description :


The Geography Of The Heavens

Author by : Elijah Hinsdale Burritt
Language : en
Publisher by :
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 32
Total Download : 762
File Size : 44,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description :


Key Concepts In Geography

Author by : Nicholas Clifford
Language : en
Publisher by : SAGE Publications Ltd
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 11
Total Download : 462
File Size : 42,6 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : "This book clearly outlines key concepts that all geographers should readily be able to explain. It does so in a highly accessible way. It is likely to be a text that my students will return to throughout their degree." - Dr Karen Parkhill, Bangor University "The editors have done a fantastic job. This second edition is really accessible to the student and provides the key literature in the key geographical terms of scale, space, time, place and landscape." - Dr Elias Symeonakis, Manchester Metropolitan University "An excellent introductory text for accessible overviews of key concepts across human and physical geography." - Professor Patrick Devine-Wright, Exeter University Including ten new chapters on nature, globalization, development and risk, and a new section on practicing geography, this is a completely revised and updated edition of the best-selling, standard student resource. Key Concepts in Geography explains the key terms - space, time, place, scale, landscape - that define the language of geography. It is unique in the reference literature as it provides in one volume concepts from both human geography and physical geography. Four introductory chapters on different intellectual traditions in geography situate and introduce the entries on the key concepts. Each entry then comprises a short definition, a summary of the principal arguments, a substantive 5,000-word discussion, the use of real-life examples, and annotated notes for further reading. Written in an accessible way by established figures in the discipline, the definitions provide thorough explanations of all the core concepts that undergraduates of geography must understand to complete their degree.


Geographical Thought A Contextual History Of Ideas

Author by : DIKSHIT, R. D
Language : en
Publisher by : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 43
Total Download : 721
File Size : 43,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : The book charts out the history of Geographical Thought from early times to the present day in a single compact volume. Its main focus is on the modern period—beginning with Humboldt and Ritter—more specifically on conceptual developments since the Second World War. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION The second edition is thoroughly revised and incorporates five new chapters dealing with:  Nature, Method, Basic Ideas and Conceptual Structure of Geography  The Problem of Dualities and How it was Resolved  Nature and Role of Geography as a Social Science—Geographical vs. Sociological Imagination  Time vis-à-vis Space—The Pattern-Process Perspective in Geographic Research  New Directions in the Twenty-First Century Human Geography TARGET AUDIENCE • BA/B.Sc. (Hons.) Geography • BA/B.Sc. (General) Geography • MA/M.Sc. Geography • Aspirants of Civil Services


The Geography Book

Author by : Caroline Arnold
Language : en
Publisher by : Jossey-Bass
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 47
Total Download : 901
File Size : 48,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : Get to Know the Earth's Many Forms with Dozens of Fun and Easy Projects From finding directions by the stars, to mapping your neighborhood, to making an earthquake in a box, you'll have a great time learning about the world with The Geography Book. You'll find out how to determine location on the Earth, how maps can provide us with a wide range of information, how different landforms were created, how water has helped shape the Earth, and much more. Using simple materials you'll be able to find around the house or in your neighborhood, you'll be able to create things like a giant compass rose, a balloon globe, a contour potato, a map puzzle, and a tornado in a jar. So get ready for a fascinating trip around the globe.


Dictionary Of Greek And Roman Geography

Author by : William Smith
Language : pl
Publisher by :
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 81
Total Download : 901
File Size : 55,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description :


Geographic Information

Author by : Jenny Marie Johnson
Language : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 15
Total Download : 341
File Size : 50,7 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : Explores geographic information available through several sources including the Internet and satellite technology, covering such topics as map basics, geographic information systems, and geographical standards.


An Encyclopaedia Of Geography

Author by : Hugh Murray
Language : en
Publisher by :
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 18
Total Download : 872
File Size : 51,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description :


World Regional Geography

Author by : Joseph J. Hobbs
Language : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 44
Total Download : 408
File Size : 50,7 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : Cooperation and conflict, resource abundance and scarcity, poverty and prosperity, floods and droughts--all play roles in transforming the Earth’s surface. This insightful text presents world regional geography as a way to comprehend the world’s connections and continuous interplay between features of place, populations, resources, cultures, and political systems. Retaining its balanced cultural and physical geographic perspectives on the world’s eight regions, the sixth edition includes new illustrations, examples, and cross-references to show students how human activities and natural processes reshape places and landscapes. From current information on the geographies of energy and terrorism to the repercussions of China’s booming economy, WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY, Sixth Edition, presents a meaningful context to help students grasp the geographic issues underlying today’s headlines. The result? Students develop their own deeper understanding of how the world works--and what can happen when natural events or human decisions make things go wrong. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.