Physical Geography: The Key Concepts by Richard John HuggettPhysical Geography: The Key Concepts by Richard John Huggett

Physical Geography: The Key Concepts

byRichard John HuggettEditorRichard John Huggett

Paperback | August 13, 2009

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Physical Geography: The Key Conceptsis a thought-provoking and up-to-date introduction to the central ideas and debates within the field. It provides extended definitions of terms that are fundamental to physical geography and its many branches, covering topics such as:

  • biogeography
  • ecology
  • climatology
  • meteorology
  • geomorphology
  • hydrology
  • pedology

Complete with informative tables, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading, this is a highly accessible guide for those studying physical geography and related courses.

Richard Huggettis a Reader in Physical Geography at the University of Manchester. His publications includeFundamentals of Biogeography,Fundamentals of GeomorphologyandThe Natural History of the Earth, all published by Routledge.
Title:Physical Geography: The Key ConceptsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.6 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:August 13, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415452082

ISBN - 13:9780415452083


Table of Contents

Adaptation; Aridity; Bioclimate; Catastrophism; Continental drift; Convection; Desertification; Dispersal; Ecosystem; Equifinality; Eustasy; Extinction; Geochronology; Gradualism; Hydrological cycle; Invasive species; Isostasy; Microclimate; Natural selection; Pedogenesis; Plate tectonics; Refugia; Soil; Sustainability; Topography; Uniformitarianism; Zonality