Mcknight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation Plus Masteringgeography With Etext…

Book & Toy | March 2, 2016

byDarrel Hess, Dennis G. Tasa

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Explore the changing global environment with real-world examples and mobile field trips

Continuing Tom L. McKnight's well-known thematic focus on landscape appreciation, Darrel Hess offers a broad survey of all of the physical processes and spatial patterns that create Earth’s physical landscape.  McKnight’s Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation  provides a clear writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy to appeal to a wide variety of readers.

 

The Twelfth Edition offers a truly meaningful integration of visualization, technology, and the latest applied science, providing essential opportunities to teach and engage readers in these processes and patterns. Topics that are tied to readers’ real-world concerns such as global environmental change, along with new videos, photography, online lab resources, and updated interactive tools, make it the most effective learning program for physical geography.

 

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MasteringGeography is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product proven to improve results by helping students quickly master physical geography 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 course concepts.

 

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Darrel Hess is professor of geography at City College of San Francisco, where he served as chair of the Earth Sciences department from 1995-2009. He regularly teaches physical geography, economic geography, and human geography. Hess received his B.A. in geography from UC Berkeley and his M.A. in geography from UCLA. Before grad schoo...
Format:Book & ToyDimensions:688 pages, 11.1 × 8.82 × 1.02 inPublished:March 2, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Earth
  2. Portraying Earth
  3. Introduction to the Atmosphere
  4. Insolation and Temperature
  5. Atmospheric Pressure and Wind
  6. Atmospheric Moisture
  7. Atmospheric Disturbances
  8. Climate and Climate Change
  9. The Hydrosphere
  10. Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere
  11. Terrestrial Flora and Fauna
  12. Soils
  13. Introduction to Landform Study
  14. The Internal Processes
  15. Weathering and Mass Wasting
  16. Fluvial Processes
  17. Karst and Hydrothermal Processes
  18. The Topography of Arid Lands
  19. Glacial Modification of Terrain
  20. Coastal Processes and Terrain