Experience the breadth and depth of Strahler and the beauty of Earth from Above!
A dromedary caravan sets out across the undulating dunes of the Sahara near Nouakchott, Mauritania. In this extreme environment, these animals play a vital role. Can you imagine a more fascinating journey?
Taken by acclaimed photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, this extraordinary scene is just one of many captivating images of the Earth from Aboveproject.
Now, the new Third Edition of the Strahlers’ Physical Geography features Earth from Above images! Each part and chapter opens with an Earth from Above photo illustrating Photographer Bertrand's unique perspective on the landscape as seen from a low-flying aircraft. This striking collection of special images captures the full glory and diversity of the Earth's environments. From equatorial rainforests to the glaciers of Mount Everest, you see the stunning beauty and pattern of the Earth as you read this book. And, with expanded Eye on the Landscape features, you interact with these and other photos to develop the skills needed to look at the landscape in an informed way.
A text for a one- or two-semester course in introductory physical geography, for majors and nonmajors with a high school science background. Contains sections on weather and climate systems, the solid earth, landform evolution, and soils and the biosphere, with an epilogue on physical geography, environment, and global changes. Learning features includes chapter summaries, key terms, review and essay questions, and problems and answers, plus color photos. Emphasis is on readability and a real-world context. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.