The Physical Environment
by Michael E. Ritter
Online introductory textbook on physical geography. Students and educators can find nineteen chapters equipped with animations, interactive materials, and audio. At the end of each chapter, visitors can find review questions, a quiz, an overview of important terms and concepts, and links to additional resources. The web site offers a helpful glossary and links to a wealth of atlases.
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by T.C. Hopkins - B. H. Sanborn & Co.
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 A.S. Walker - U.S. Geological Survey
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 Julie Michelle Klinger - Cornell University Press
Rare earth elements comprise a set of seventeen chemical elements. This book is a work of human geography. Klinger looks historically and geographically at the ways rare earth elements in three representative and contested sites are given meaning.
- United Nations Environment Programme
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.