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Title: Fundamentals of Physical Geography
Url: http://www.physicalgeography.net/
Creator: Pidwirny, Michael
Publisher: physicalgeography.net
Description: The Fundamentals of Physical Geography website is designed to be a free online textbook for University and College students studying introductory Physical Geography. Version 1.0 of Fundamentals of Physical Geography contains over three hundred pages of information and more than four hundred 2-D illustrations, photographs, and animated graphics. Besides having the traditional text and 2-D graphics, this information source also has a number of animated graphics, an interactive glossary of terms, a study guide, web pages with links to other Internet resources related to Physical Geography, and a search engine to find information on the Fundamentals of Physical Geography website. The current purpose of this work is to supplement the printed textbooks used in Universities and Colleges with an information source that is interactive and rich in multimedia. The comprehensive table of contents includes chapters on: Introduction to Physical Geography, Maps, Remote Sensing, and GIS, The Science of Physical Geography, Introduction to Systems Theory, The Universe, Earth, Natural Spheres, and GAIA, Energy and Matter, Introduction to Meteorology and Climatology, Introduction to Hydrology, Introduction to Biogeography and Ecology, Introduction to Geology, and Introduction to Geomorphology.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- General works, treatises, and advanced textbooks
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Study and teaching. Research -- General works
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Earth science
Social studies
Science -- Physical sciences
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Instructional Material -- Textbook
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Rights: Michael Pidwirny
Access Rights: Free access
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