This lab manual contains 38 step-by-step exercises that reinforce and expand upon the concepts normally presented in a course on physical geography. The manual emphasizes the application of concepts needed to understand physical geography. Although written specifically to accompany Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation 6/e by Tom L. McKnight, the lab manual is flexible enough for use with any physical geography textbook.
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Written from a landscape appreciation point of view, but is now balanced by greater focus on Earth processes that underlie the landscape. Illustrations have been completely revised to increase quantity, quality, and utility. The written text has been tightened so that despite a twenty percent increase in the number of illustrations, the text remains the same length.From the Back Cover:
This lab manual is flexible enough for use with any physical geography book. Many of the exercises contain URL's that can be used to further understanding of the topic at hand. The manual emphasizes the application of concepts needed to understand physical geography. Includes new exercises on interpreting weather satellite images. Other topics covered include Isolines, Solar Angle, Insolation, Temperature Patterns, Adiabatic Processes, Midlatitude Cyclones, Hurricanes, Climate Classification, Topographic Profiles, Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, Faulting, and much more.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0136693342