CONTENTS:- Essentials of Physical Geography; Biogeography of the Earth; The Earth System; Climate System; The Atmosphere; Weather System; The Hydrosphere; Soil Systems; Volcanic Process and Landforms; Earthquakes; Glacial Systems; Eolian Systems; Fluvial Landforms; Ocean and Coastal Systems.
The main objective of this book is to introduce students to the exiting field of physical geography. Set against a backdrop of human interaction with the environment, it offers comprehensive treatments of earth's five major components: the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, the lithosphere, the cryosphere, and the biosphere. Offering a fully integrated, systems-based approach to physical geography, this book covers a diverse and lively selection of topics and incorporates contemporary development and issues in the field. The accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive coverage provides both the breadth and depth necessary to appreciate how humans are changing, and are changed by, the Earth.