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Published: 15 January 2013

626 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199859610

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Physical Geography

The Global Environment

Fourth Edition

H. J. de Blij, Peter O. Muller, James E. Burt, and Joseph A. Mason

Well known for its flexibility, clarity of presentation, and graphic excellence, Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Fourth Edition, provides a thorough, scientifically authoritative, accessible, and geographic view into Earth's physical systems.

New to this Edition:

  • New authors--James E. Burt and Joseph A. Mason: As practicing teachers and researchers with decades of experience in the classroom and in the field, this new author team draws on deep, personal experience and expertise in all aspects of physical geography teaching, research, and authorship.
  • New units on climate change: This edition features completely revamped coverage of climate change, with Unit 18 covering natural change and Unit 19 focusing on human-induced change.
  • Updated science: Descriptions and explanations have been methodically evaluated for accuracy, completeness, and currency. There is also expanded coverage of the science behind the greenhouse effect, the global carbon cycle, and other key topics.

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