Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Canadian Edition: Lab Manual by Peter LongPhysical Geography: The Global Environment, Canadian Edition: Lab Manual by Peter Long

Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Canadian Edition: Lab Manual

byPeter Long

Paperback | August 13, 2009

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The laboratory manual to accompany the second Canadian edition of Physical Geography: The Global Environment contains 22 hands-on exercises that cover the core concepts of physical geography: climate, weather systems, geomorphology, soils, zoogeography-just to name a few. Each lab relates to aparticular unit or units of the textbook and uses maps, figures, tables, aerial photographs, and data sets to highlight Canadian geographical features and localities.
Peter Long is a geomorphologist who teaches introductory physical geography and all levels of geomorphology at York University where he is a full professor. In addition, he is the coordinator of the physical geography laboratory.
Title:Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Canadian Edition: Lab ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:August 13, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195433246

ISBN - 13:9780195433241

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Table of Contents

PrefaceLAB 1: Introduction to Selected TechniquesCovers Unit 3LAB 2: Solar Radiation and Energy-Efficient ArchitectureCovers Units 6, 12LAB 3: Annual Radiation, Temperature, and Precipitation Patterns in CanadaCovers Units 7, 11LAB 4: Atmospheric Stability and Orographic PrecipitationCovers Unit 12LAB 5: Latitudinal Energy Balance Components and Energy in the Northern HemisphereCovers Units 9, 11, 12, 13LAB 6: Meteoric Impact and Volcanic LandformsCovers Units 21, 25LAB 7: The Lithosphere and Plate TectonicsCovers Units 24, 26LAB 8: Slope Form and Process in the Lower Rouge Valley, Southern OntarioCovers Unit 30LAB 9: Infiltration and RunoffCovers Units 30, 31LAB 10: Water Balance and Runoff in the Black Creek and Credit River Basins, Southern OntarioCovers Units 11, 31, 32LAB 11: Drainage Basin Dynamics: The Etobicoke Creek Basin, Ontario, and other WatershedsCovers Units 31, 32, 33, 34LAB 12: Streamflow and Channel GeometryCovers Units 30, 31, 33, 34LAB 13: Glacier Mass BalanceCovers Units 36, 37Lab 14: Alpine Glaciations and Associated Landforms: The Columbia IcefieldCovers Units 36, 37Lab 15: Glacier Mass Balance and the Glaciated LandscapeCovers Units 36, 37Lab 16: Glacierization, Discharge, and Sediment BudgetsCovers Units 36, 37, 38LAB 17: The Catastrophic Draining of Ape LakeCovers Unit 38LAB 18: Soil Capability for Septic Tank-Weeping Field Systems in the Dore Lake Area, Renfrew County, OntarioCovers Unit 44Lab 19: Spatial Variations in Soil Erosion in a Small Area of the Eastern End of the Oak Ridges Moraine, Ganaraska Watershed, OntarioCovers Unit 44LAB 20: Classification of Land Capability for Ungulates in the Nelson Area, Selkirk, and Monashee Mountains, British ColumbiaCovers Units 46, 48LAB 21: End Wisconsinan and Holocene Vegetational DynamicsCovers Units 46, 47LAB 22: Island BiogeographyCovers Unit 48