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Visualizing Physical Geography, 2nd Edition

Visualizing Physical Geography, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Timothy Foresman,Alan H. Strahler
  • Publisher: Wiley Global Education
  • ISBN: 1118213599
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 624
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Visualizing Physical Geography employs uniquely designed visual pedgagogy to help students acquire the skills they need to become better learners. The 2nd edition has refined and expanded the visuals using insights from research on student outcomes. The Visualizing approach uses a variety of research-based visuals to engage students so they become active participants in the learning process. Visualizing Physical Geography immerses students in course material through visuals (both in print and rich multimedia resources) while organizing complex processes and related course information into easily digestible segments. Visualizing Physical Geography is a comprehensive, modern book for today's physical geography course. With current examples, thorough coverage of geographers tools and technology, and a visual design that is accessible without sacrificing content, it is a title that will appeal to a broad range of instructors. The narrative and concepts are tightly linked to visual elements, including practical examples that highlight the relevance of the concepts. Maps are integrated throughout to help reveal patterns or trends. Divergent views and critical thinking are emphasized. Photographs and other visuals are also included to reinforce the concepts.

Visualizing Physical Geography

Visualizing Physical Geography

  • Author: Timothy Foresman,Alan H. Strahler
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • ISBN: 9780470626153
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 624
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With its unique approach, this second edition captures the reader's attention and demonstrates why physical geography is relevant to them. It relies heavily on the integration of National Geographic and other visuals with narrative to explore key concepts. New emphasis is placed on environmental issues, such as climate change, overpopulation and deforestation, from a geographical perspective. Readers will appreciate this approach because it vividly illustrates the interconnectedness of physical processes that weave together to create our planet's dynamic surface and atmosphere.

Visualizing Physical Geography

Visualizing Physical Geography

  • Author: Timothy W. Foresman,Alan H. Strahler
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781118285312
  • Category: Physical geography
  • Page: 590
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With its unique approach, this second edition captures the reader's attention and demonstrates why physical geography is relevant to them. It relies heavily on the integration of National Geographic and other visuals with narrative to explore key concepts. New emphasis is placed on environmental issues, such as climate change, overpopulation and deforestation, from a geographical perspective. Readers will appreciate this approach because it vividly illustrates the interconnectedness of physical processes that weave together to create our planet's dynamic surface and atmosphere.

Visualizing Physical Geography, Binder Ready Version

Visualizing Physical Geography, Binder Ready Version

  • Author: Timothy Foresman,Alan H. Strahler
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • ISBN: 9781118126585
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 624
  • View: 4390
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With its unique approach, Visualizing Physical Geography 2nd Edition captures the reader's attention and demonstrates why physical geography is relevant to them. It relies heavily on the integration of National Geographic and other visuals with narrative to explore key concepts. New emphasis is placed on environmental issues, such as climate change, overpopulation and deforestation, from a geographical perspective. Readers will appreciate this approach because it vividly illustrates the interconnectedness of physical processes that weave together to create our planet's dynamic surface and atmosphere.

Visualizing Physical Geography

Visualizing Physical Geography

  • Author: Alan H. Strahler
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • ISBN: 9780470095720
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 624
  • View: 4527
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This debut edition of Visualizing Physical Geography encompasses the science of physical geography from local to global scales, using a uniquely visual approach to take students on a journey from the top layers of the Earth’s atmosphere to the rocks underlying the ocean basins to the forests of the farthest continents. As students explore the critical topics of physical geography, their study of the climate, surface features, and habitats around the world uses basic concepts of ecology, geology, chemistry, environmental science, biology, and physics and many other disciplines. Visualizing Physical Geography reinforces these interacting components and, with its premier art program, vividly illustrates the interconnectedness of physical processes that weave together to create our planet’s dynamic surface and atmosphere. Visualizing Geography relies heavily on other visuals with text to elucidate concepts for students and solidify their understanding of them. The goal is to help students understand the world around them and interpret what they see in a meaningful, accurate and exciting way. The content, design and layout of the text takes advantage of the full capacity in which students process information – visual as well as verbal. Visualizing Geography also helps students examine their own personal studying and learning styles with several new pedagogical aids -- encouraging students to apply what they are learning to their everyday lives. Visualizing Geography continues to offer ongoing study tips and psychological techniques for mastering the material. Most importantly students are provided with numerous opportunities to immediately access their understanding.

Visualizing Physical Geography Binder Ready

Visualizing Physical Geography Binder Ready

  • Author: Alan H. Strahler
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780470304938
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 624
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Visualizing Physical Geography

Visualizing Physical Geography

Earth sciences, Physical geography

  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • ISBN: 1478401621
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 69
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Visualizing Physical Geography. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Visualizing Human Geography

Visualizing Human Geography

At Home in a Diverse World

  • Author: Alyson L. Greiner
  • Publisher: Wiley Global Education
  • ISBN: 1119337623
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 398
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Newly revised, Visualizing Human Geography: At Home in a Diverse World, Third Edition maximizes the use of photographs, maps and illustrations to bring the colorful diversity of Human cultures, political systems, food production, and migration into the undergraduate classroom. This text provides readers with a thrilling approach to the subject, allowing them to see Human Geography as a dynamic and growing science and helping them move beyond the idea that geography is about memorization. Unique presentation of visuals facilitates reflection on the textual content of this text, providing a clear path to the understanding of key concepts. In its Third Edition, Visualizing Human Geography: At Home in a Diverse World includes improved coverage of migration and industry and new animations to support each chapter.

Visualizing Physical Geography 2E Binder Ready Version with Wp

Visualizing Physical Geography 2E Binder Ready Version with Wp

  • Author: Strahler,Timothy Foresman
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781118285350
  • Category:
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Visualizing Psychology

Visualizing Psychology

  • Author: Siri Carpenter,Karen Huffman
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470410175
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 544
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The second edition enables psychologists to gain a better understanding of what is unique and intriguing about this area of study. It follows a groundbreaking visual approach that helps them quickly and easily learn the subject. With numerous illustrations and graphics, the book brings complex concepts to life. The links between theory and application are also clearly presented. Psychologists will benefit from this visually-oriented look into the field because it’s more engaging than other resources.

Introducing Physical Geography

Introducing Physical Geography

  • Author: Alan H. Strahler,Arthur N. Strahler
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 567
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Put Yourself in the Picture with Our Visualization CD-ROM Studying geography is now easier than ever before with the help of the Visualization 2.0 CD-ROM. The upgraded version of this innovative software, included with this text, includes new animation and graphics that will greatly enhance your understanding of the material presented in the book. You'll be able to learn at your own pace, receive immediate feedback, and repeat demonstrations. The Visualization CD-ROM: * Enables a better understanding of concepts and processes that are important in this course of study, such as the relationship of earth and sun, the development of storms, and the patterns of climate, soils and vegetation. * Complements the textbook with animations and movies for key topics. * Contains a gallery of over 300 captioned photos as well as over 300 illustrations taken from the text. * Gives convenient access to many of the same drawings, diagrams, animations and movies that your instructor will use in the classroom. With the purchase of this book, you'll also be given a password that provides free access to the On-Line Student Companion on the web. This comprehensive study guide lets you take practice quizzes and receive immediate results, run tutorials for selected topics and surf to other relevant web sites. By using the study guide and CD-ROM, you'll begin to understand the world in a whole new way!

Exploring Physical Geography

Exploring Physical Geography

  • Author: Robert V. Rohli, Professor,Peter Waylen, Professor,Stephen Reynolds,Mark Andrew Francek, Profssor,Julia Johnson
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • ISBN: 9781259542435
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 696
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Stephen Reynolds, author of the highly successful Exploring Geology, brings his ground-breaking, visually spectacular approach to Exploring Physical Geography. Intended for an introductory geography course, such as Physical Geography, Reynolds Exploring Physical Geography promotes inquiry and science as an active process. It encourages student curiosity and aims to activate existing student knowledge by posing the title of every two-page spread and every subsection as a question. In addition, questions are dispersed throughout the book. Integrated into the book are opportunities for students to observe patterns, features, and examples before the underlying concepts are explained. That is, we employ a learning-cycle approach where student exploration precedes the introduction of geographic terms and the application of knowledge to a new situation. Exploring Physical Geography introduces terms after students have an opportunity to observe the feature or concept that is being named. This approach is consistent with several educational philosophies, including a learning cycle and just-in-time teaching. Research on learning cycles shows that students are more likely to retain a term if they already have a mental image of the thing being named (Lawson, 2003). Also, the figure-based approach in this book allows terms to be introduced in their context rather than as a definition that is detached from a visual representation of the term. We introduce new terms in italics rather than in boldface, because boldfaced terms on a textbook page cause students to immediately focus mostly on the terms, rather than build an understanding of the concepts. Featuring more than 2,500 photographs and illustration, Exploring Physical Geography engages students with strong visuals, unique two-page spreads, and Before You Leave This Page objectives.

Visualizing Geology, 4th Edition

Visualizing Geology, 4th Edition

  • Author: Barbara W. Murck,Brian J. Skinner
  • Publisher: Wiley Global Education
  • ISBN: 1119034027
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 544
  • View: 3531
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Visualizing Geology, 4th Edition introduces students to geology and Earth system science through the distinctive mode of visual learning that is the hallmark of the Wiley Visualizing series. Readers learn that the geologic features we see and experience result from interactions among three grand cycles, which extend from Earths core to the fringes of our atmosphere: the tectonic cycle, the rock cycle, and the water cycle.

Physical Geography

Physical Geography

A Landscape Appreciation

  • Author: Tom Lee McKnight,Darrel Hess
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780130404688
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 629
  • View: 1549
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Designed for introductory physical geography courses, this accessible text focuses thematically on landscape appreciation, conveying an understanding of Earth and its physical geography. The book is illustrated with maps, photographs, line and multi-part illustrations, aimed at enabling students to view Earth's features from multiple perspectives to further enhance their understanding of the world around them.

Physical Geography

Physical Geography

Science and Systems of the Human Environment

  • Author: Alan H. Strahler,Arthur Newell Strahler
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780471657644
  • Category: Géographie physique
  • Page: 794
  • View: 7675
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Offering a fully integrated, systems-based approach to physical geography, the new Third Edition of Alan and Arthur Strahler's highly successful text incorporates relevant and recent developments in the field. The text's accurate and comprehensive coverage provides both the breadth and depth necessary to appreciate how humans are changing, and are changed by, the Earth. This edition has a new emphasis on global change, remote sensing, and tools in geography as Interchapter Features located after selected chapters. physical geography concepts to the undergraduate students helping them to understand key concepts, which are crucial to further study in the discipline Currency: This title includes the most up-to-date information available. With the growth of remote sensing, GIS, and other geographic techniques, currency in textbooks has become increasingly important Outstanding art programme: The title includes a photographic and illustration programme that is second to none. These visuals are extremely important for helping students comprehend the key scientific concepts in physical geography Critical thinking: The text provides the tools that students need to think critically and scientifically

Methods for Multilevel Analysis and Visualisation of Geographical Networks

Methods for Multilevel Analysis and Visualisation of Geographical Networks

  • Author: Céline Rozenblat,Guy Melancon
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9400766777
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 223
  • View: 9054
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This leading-edge study focuses on the latest techniques in analysing and representing the complex, multi-layered data now available to geographers studying urban zones and their populations. The volume tracks the successful results of the SPANGEO Project, which was set up in 2005 to standardize, and share, the syncretic, multinational mapping techniques already developed by geographers and computer scientists. SPANGEO sought new and responsive ways of visualising urban geographical and social data that reflected the fine-grained detail of the inputs. It allowed for visual representation of the large and complex networks and flows which are such an integral feature of the dynamism of urban geography. SPANGEO developed through the ‘visual analytics loop’ in which geographers collaborated with computer scientists by feeding data into the design of visualisations that in turn spawned the urge to incorporate more varied data into the visualisation. This volume covers all the relevant aspects, from conceptual principles to the tools of network analysis and the actual results flowing from their deployment. Detailed case studies set out in this volume include spatial multi-level analyses of flows in airports and sea ports, as well as the fascinating scientific networks in European cities. The volume shows how the primary concern of geography—the interaction of society with physical space—has been revivified by the complexities of new cartographical and statistical methodologies, which allow for highly detailed mapping and far more powerful computer analysis of spatial relationships.

WVI Visualizing Introductory Physical Geography

WVI Visualizing Introductory Physical Geography

  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • ISBN: 1478447451
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 81
  • View: 1843
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Facts101 is your complete guide to WVI Visualizing Introductory Physical Geography. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.