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Physical Geography: The Key Concepts

By: Richard John Huggett
232 pages, 50 black & white illustrations, 9 black & white tables
Publisher: Routledge
Physical Geography: The Key Concepts
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Physical Geography: The Key Concepts is a thought-provoking and up-to-date introduction to the central ideas and debates within the field. It provides extended definitions of terms that are fundamental to physical geography and its many branches, covering topics such as: biogeography ecology climatology meteorology geomorphology hydrology pedology.

Complete with informative tables, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading, this is a highly accessible guide for those studying physical geography and related courses.

Contents

Adaptation; Aridity; Bioclimate; Catastrophism; Continental drift; Convection; Desertification; Dispersal; Ecosystem; Equifinality; Eustasy; Extinction; Geochronology; Gradualism; Hydrological cycle; Invasive species; Isostasy; Microclimate; Natural selection; Pedogenesis; Plate tectonics; Refugia; Soil; Sustainability; Topography; Uniformitarianism; Zonality

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Richard Huggett is a Reader in Physical Geography at the University of Manchester. His publications include Fundamentals of Biogeography, Fundamentals of Geomorphology and The Natural History of the Earth, all published by Routledge.
By: Richard John Huggett
232 pages, 50 black & white illustrations, 9 black & white tables
Publisher: Routledge
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