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Scientific Principles for Physical Geographers

Textbook

By: Ian Bradbury, John Boyle and Andy Morse

301 pages, Figs, tabs

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Aug 2001 | #103796 | ISBN: 0582369363
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About this book

Lively and relevant introduction to those scientific principles necessary to understand key processes occuring within the natural environment.


Contents

1. Introduction 2. Using Numbers - Integers 3. Fractions 4. Decimals 5. Ratios 6. Powers 7. Logarithms 8. Functions 9. Graphs 10. Mathematical Formulae 11. Nature of Matter - Solids 12. Liquids 13. Gases 14. Temperatre and Pressure Effects 15. Chemical Elements 16. Elements in the Earth's Crust 17. Elements of Biological Importance 18. Atomic Structure 19. Isotopes and Radioactivity 20. Periodic Table 21. Molecules 22. Compounds 23. Chemical Reactions 24. Chemical Formulae 25. Chemical Bonds 26. Ions and Ionic Compunds 27 Ion Exchange 28. Minerlas 29. Crystals 30. Biochemicals 31. pH. Buffer Capacity 32. Acids and Bases 33. Oxidation and Reduction 34. Energy - Types of Energy 35. Energy Transformations 36. Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions 37. First Two Laws of Thermo Dynamics 38. The Electromagnetic Spectrum 39. Nature of Light 40. Waves and Photons 41. Magnetism

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