Study Briefs

Physical Geography

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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The Physical Geography Study Brief is ideal as a convenient quick reference guide to fundamental elements, processes and occurrences within Earth's natural environment, including human intervention. Quick access to definitions of key terms and explanations of foundational principles are supported by clarifying visuals. This is the perfect study companion for students taking an introductory physical science class. It makes an interesting and informaative short read for anyone interested in learning more about Earth's physical characteristics and phenomena, This Study Brief begins by defining geography and its various subcategories. Different representations of Earth, including maps and globes, are examined and explained. A handy visual guide to the layers of Earth's surface and its atmosphere is a handy feature. Major concepts and key terms related to Earth's four principal components: atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and lithosphere are outlined and illustrated. Learn what is most important from concise sections that present key facts and terminology on these topics: weather, climate, earth's concentric layers, water cycle, ocean structures, domains (archaea, bacteria, and eukaryota), biomes. rocks, minerals, landforms, faults, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, weathering and erosion.

Topics Covered:

  • Fundamentals of Physical Geography
  • Composition of Earth
  • Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • Climate
  • Hydrosphere
  • Biosphere
  • Lithosphere
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Volcanoes
  • Earthquakes
  • Weathering
  • Erosion
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