Fundamentals of the physical environment

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書誌事項

Fundamentals of the physical environment

Peter Smithson, Ken Addison, and Ken Atkinson

Routledge, 2002

3rd ed

  • : pbk

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注記

Includes bibliographical references (p. [614]-620) and index

内容説明・目次

巻冊次

ISBN 9780415232937

内容説明

The third edition of this popular textbook has been extensively revised to incorporate current thinking and knowledge in the area of physical geography and the environment whilst retaining its basic structure.

目次

  • Part 1 Fundamentals: the physical environment - a starting point
  • energy and Earth. Part 2 Atmosphere: heat and energy in the atmosphere
  • 4Moisture in the atmosphere
  • precipitation and evapotranspiration
  • the atmosphere in motion
  • weather-forming systems
  • micro and local climates
  • climate change. Part 3 Geosphere: Earth's geological structure and processes
  • the global ocean
  • rock formation and deformation
  • denudation, weathering and mass wasting
  • flowing water in the landscape
  • ice at the land surface
  • the work of the wind
  • the work of the sea. (Part contents).
巻冊次

: pbk ISBN 9780415232944

内容説明

The third edition of this popular textbook has been extensively revised to incorporate current thinking and knowledge in the area of physical geography and the environment whilst retaining its basic structure.

目次

Part One: Fundamentals 1. The physical environment: A starting point 2. Energy and Earth Part Two: Atmosphere 3. Heat and energy in the atmosphere 4. Moisture in the atmosphere 5. Precipitation and evapotranspiration 6. The atmosphere in motion 7. Weather-forming systems 8. Micro and local climates 9. Climate change Part Three: Geosphere 10. Earth's geological structure and processes 11. The global ocean 12. Rock formation and deformation 13. Denudation, weathering and mass wasting 14. Flowing water in the landscape 15. Ice at the land surface 16. The work of the wind 17. The work of the sea Part Four: Biosphere 18. Soil properties 19. Soil formation 20. Vegetation systems 21. Vegetation development and succession 22. Energy flows and nutrient cycles in ecosystems 23. Diversity and stability in ecosystems Part Five: Environments 24. Polar environments 25. Mountain environments 26. Mediterranean environments 27. Dryland environments 28. Humid tropical environments,Appendix: Soil classification according to the FAO/UNESCO Soil map of the World Bibliography, Glossary, Index

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詳細情報

  • NII書誌ID(NCID)
    BA59007638
  • ISBN
    • 0415232945
    • 0415232937
  • 出版国コード
    uk
  • タイトル言語コード
    eng
  • 本文言語コード
    eng
  • 出版地
    London
  • ページ数/冊数
    xvi, 627 p.
  • 大きさ
    29 cm
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