Our Dynamic Earth: A Primer

Students taking undergraduate degrees in geography, ecology, earth science, and environmental science frequently take an introductory unit in Physical Geography. Some will have not done any geography since their early teens, while others have more recent knowledge. This range of backgrounds can be c...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bennett, Matthew R.
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Prologue: Why Physical Geography?
  • Part I: Earth history and climate
  • Chapter 1: Geological time
  • Chapter 2: Earth’s internal heat engine
  • Chapter 3: Volcanoes
  • Chapter 4: Earth’s external heat engine
  • Chapter 5: Climate change is normal
  • Part II: Shaping the landscape
  • Chapter 6: The landscape beneath our feet
  • Chapter 7: Gravity and slopes
  • Chapter 8: Flowing water
  • Chapter 9: Flowing Ice
  • Chapter 10: Coastal processes
  • Chapter 11: Landscapes around us