Applied Physical Geography: Geosystems in the Laboratory (9th Revised edition)

Applied Physical Geography: Geosystems in the Laboratory (9th Revised edition)

By: Charles E. Thomsen (author), Robert W. Christopherson (author)Paperback

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A variety of exercises provide flexibility in lab assignments. Each exercise includes key terms and learning concepts linked to Geosystems. The Ninth Edition includes new exercises on climate change, soils, and rock identification, a fully updated exercise on basic GIS using ArcGIS online, and more integrated media, including Quick Response (QR) codes linking to Pre-Lab videos. Supported by a web site with media resources needed for exercises, as well as a downloadable Solutions Manual for teachers. The web site for the lab manual provides online worksheets as well as KMZ files for all of the Google Earth(TM) exercises found in the lab manual. www.mygeoscienceplace.com

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Contents

1. Latitude and Longitude 2. The Geographic Grid and Time 3. Directions and Compass Readings 4. Map Projections, Map Reading, and Interpretation 5. Earth-Sun Relationships and Daylength 6. Insolation and Seasons 7. Temperature Concepts 8. Temperature Patterns 9. Temperature Maps 10. Earth's Atmosphere: Temperature and Pressure Profiles 11. Earth's Atmosphere: Pressure and Wind Patterns 12. Atmospheric Humidity 13. Stability and Atmospheric Processes 14. Weather Maps 15. Midlatitude Cyclones and Hurricanes 16. Water Balance and Water Resources 17. Global Climate Systems 18. Climate Change 19. Plate Tectonics: Global Patterns 20. Plate Tectonics: Faulting and Volcanism 21. The Rock Cycle and Rock Identification 22. Recurrence Intervals for Natural Events 23. Contours and Topographic Maps 24. Topographic Analysis: Fluvial Geomorphology 25. Topographic Analysis: Glacial Geomorphology 26. Topographic Analysis: Coastal and Arid Geomorphology 27. Topographic Analysis: Karst Landscapes 28. Soils 29. Biomes: Analyzing Global Terrestrial Ecosystems 30. An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Glossary Graph Paper Twelve Topographic Maps Rock Chart Twelve Topographic Maps Rock Chart '

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/09/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780321987280
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780321987280
  • weight: 789
  • ISBN10: 0321987284
  • edition: 9th Revised edition

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