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Published: 15 September 2008

432 Pages | 300 illustrations and photos 32 pp colour inserts

ISBN: 9780195541090

Bookseller Code (06)

The AUstralian Physical Environment

Howard Bridgman, Deidre Dragovish, John Dodson, and John Dodson

This book is a comprehensive introduction to the physical environment from an Australian perspective. After explaining the disciplinary approaches of geography and environmental sciences, this book examines the physical environment in terms of the three critical focus areas of climatology, geomorphology and biogeography. Comparative examples from around the world are included to place Australia and its unique environmental characteristics within the global context. The text is supported by an online resource center to complete the teaching and learning experience.