e-books in Geography category
by Steven Manson - University of Minnesota , 2017
Learn how to read, use, and create maps and along the way explore how maps reflect the relationship between society and technology. Mapping is an essential form of scientific and artistic inquiry as well as a trillion dollar business.
- N. Mexico Bureau of Mines & Min. Res. , 1972
This book lays out a mosaic of facts and fancies concerning the New Mexico landscapes, the rocks that underlie and make up the landscapes, and the history of the people now living or who have lived amid New Mexico's exciting and varied scenery.
by Arthur Green, et al. - Open Textbook Collective , 2014
This first year Geography textbook takes a holistic approach to Geography by incorporating elements of physical, human and regional geography, as well as bringing in methods and perspectives from spatial information science ...
by Sylvia J.T. Jansen, et al. - Springer , 2011
Researchers are faced with a wide variety of methods that measure housing preferences and choices. To select and value a valid research method, one needs an overview of the methods that are used in housing preference and housing choice research.
by Lee Botts, Bruce Krushelnicki - EPA , 1995
The Great Lakes are an important part of the physical and cultural heritage of North America. Spanning more than 1,200 km, these inland freshwater seas have provided water for consumption, transportation, power, recreation and a host of other uses.
by T.C. Hopkins - B. H. Sanborn & Co. , 1908
The text aims to assist both teacher and pupil into the spirit of one of the most inspiring subjects in our schools; to bring the pupil into contact with Nature in such a way that he may see his own position in this world of complex activities.
by Vilhjalmur Stefansson - Dartmouth College , 1951
Subjects covered include archaeology, anthropology, botany, engineering, geography, geology, history, law (including international relations); language, medicine, meteorology, oceanography, religion, zoology, biographies, and special topics.
by Marion I. Newbigin - Henry Holt & Co. , 1911
In the following chapters we shall look at those aspects of the subject which are best fitted to enable the ordinary man to understand his surroundings, whatever they may be, and so aid him in that delicate task of adjustment ...
by Jack Dangermond, Matt Artz - ESRI , 2012
GIS has evolved into a crucial tool for science-based problem solving and decision making. GIS uses the power of information technology to examine geographic knowledge in ways that would be extremely time-consuming and expensive if done manually.
by Louise Huffman, Rita Thomas, Erin Carr, Katia Kontar - ANDRILL , 2009
Thinking about going to Antarctica? Here are the steps to a smooth trip if you plan to work in the US Antarctic Program (USAP). First, you have to make sure you are physically ready to endure the harsh conditions of the coldest place on Earth.
by Willis E. Johnson - American Book Company , 1907
Contents: The Form of the Earth; The Rotation of the Earth; Longitude and Time; Circumnavigation and Time; The Earth's Revolution; Time and the Calendar; Seasons; Tides; Map Projections; The United States Government Land Survey; etc.
by Samuel Butler - Richard Clay & Sons , 1907
The original author of the present Atlas is Samuel Butler, in his way a famous geographer. The work was at a later date twice revised, and its maps were re-drawn. It has now been again revised and enlarged to suit the special needs of this series.
- United Nations Environment Programme , 2008
This 400-page Atlas is a unique publication which brings to light stories of environmental change at more than 100 locations spread across every country in Africa. There are more than 300 satellite images, 300 ground photographs and 150 maps.
by A.S. Walker - U.S. Geological Survey , 2000
Contents: What Is a Desert; How the Atmosphere Influences Aridity; Where Deserts Form; Types of Deserts; Desert Features; Eolian Processes; Types of Dunes; Remote Sensing of Arid Lands; Mineral Resources in Deserts; Desertification.
by J. Woinarski, B. Mackey, H. Nix, B. Traill - ANU E Press , 2007
Northern Australia is one of the largest natural areas remaining on Earth. Its tropical savannas, rainforests, and free flowing rivers provide a basis for much of the economic activity and the quality of life for residents of the area.
by Michael Pidwirny - PhysicalGeography.net , 2008
This online textbook describes an area of knowledge within geography known as physical geography. The book contains over three hundred pages of information, 2-D illustrations, photographs, and animated graphics organized into ten chapters.
by Stephen S. Birdsall, John Florin - John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 1992
The book is about the geography of the United States. And although the authors look at the country's physical geography, the central interest is not landforms, climate, soils, or vegetation but the human imprint on the landscape.
by Michael E. Ritter , 2007
Online introductory textbook on physical geography. Nineteen chapters with interactive materials, animations, and audio. At the end of each chapter, visitors can find review questions, a quiz, an overview of important terms and concepts.