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PhysicalGeography.net is an educational web portal that focuses on a specific area knowledge known as Physical Geography. Physical Geography is a sub-discipline of two much larger fields of study - Geography and Earth Sciences.

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Physical Geography
Physical Science
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Okanagan University College
Author:
Michael Pidwirny
Date Added:
11/11/2019
GEOG 2050 Syllabus, Quizzes and Exams
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This is a Physical Geography course (GEOG 2050) that was transformed to utilize OER. The package provided here contains all of the quizzes and exams that the course uses in the corresponding OER online textbooks. Direct links to each chapter can be found in the course syllabus. Quizzes and syllabus licensed CC BY 4.0 by Rusti Liner, adapting content from "Introduction to Physical Geography" by R. Adam Dastrup is licensed under CC BY 4.0

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Physical Geography
Physical Science
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Assessment
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LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Physical Environments and Natural Disasters
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I. Introduction to Geographic Science
II. Universe and Solar System
III. Planet Earth
IV. Tectonic Forces
V. Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition
VI. Fluvial Processes and Systems
VII. Oceans and Coastal Environments
VIII. Atmospheric Structure
IX. Weather Processes and Systems
X. Global Climates and Change
XI. Biomes and Ecosystems
XII. Environmental Disasters
XIII. Wildfires

Subject:
Physical Geography
Physical Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
R Adam Dastrup
Date Added:
04/29/2019
Physical Geography
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Unit 1: Introduction to Geography as a Discipline
Unit 2: Earth’s Place within the Cosmos
Unit 3: Introduction to Geology & Geologic Time
Unit 4: Mapping Earth’s Surface
Unit 5: Earth-Sun Relationships: Reasons for the Seasons
Unit 6: Earth’s Atmosphere
Unit 7: Elements of Weather & Climate
Unit 8: Basic Mineral Development
Unit 9: Igneous Rocks
Unit 10: Sedimentary Rocks
Unit 11: Metamorphism & Metamorphic Rocks
Unit 12: Weathering & Soils
Unit 13: Earths Dynamic Surface: Plate Tectonics
Unit 14: Earths Dynamic Surface: Tectonics Force
Unit 15: Earths Dynamic Surface: Volcanoes
Unit 16: Shaped by Coastal Processes
Unit 17: Shaped by Rivers & Running Water
Unit 18: Shaped by Wind as a Geomorphic Agent
Unit 19: Shaped by Glaciers

Subject:
Physical Geography
Physical Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Cady Carmichael
Trudi Radtke
Jeremy Patrich
Date Added:
02/02/2021
Physical Geography
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This textbook was designed especially for College of the Canyons students, as a resource to instill the knowledge and adventure that the discipline of geography holds for so many of us. The following units will cover a wide array of topics such as: Earth’s grid system, rivers, oceans, deserts, basic geology, and cartography.

Table of Contents
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography as a Discipline
Unit 2: Earth’s Place within the Cosmos
Unit 3: Introduction to Geology & Geologic Time
Unit 4: Mapping Earth’s Surface
Unit 5: Earth-Sun Relationships: Reasons for the Seasons
Unit 6: Earth’s Atmosphere
Unit 7: Elements of Weather & Climate
Unit 8: Basic Mineral Development
Unit 9: Igneous Rocks
Unit 10: Sedimentary Rocks
Unit 11: Metamorphism & Metamorphic Rocks
Unit 12: Weathering & Soils
Unit 13: Earths Dynamic Surface: Plate Tectonics
Unit 14: Earths Dynamic Surface: Tectonics Force
Unit 15: Earths Dynamic Surface: Volcanoes
Unit 16: Shaped by Coastal Processes
Unit 17: Shaped by Rivers & Running Water
Unit 18: Shaped by Wind as a Geomorphic Agent
Unit 19: Shaped by Glaciers

Subject:
Physical Geography
Physical Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
College of the Canyons
Trudi Radtke
Jeremy Patrich
Date Added:
11/24/2020
Physical Geography Lab Manual
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I. Chapter 1: Digital Geography
1.1 What is a Toponymy?
1.2 Distance and Scale
1.3 Topography and Our National Parks
1.4: References

II. Chapter 2: Universe and Solar System

III. Chapter 3: Earth's Landforms
3.1 The Rock Cycle
3.2 Mining the World's Minerals
3.3 North American Landforms
3.4 References

IV. Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics
4.1 Cracked Tectonic Plates
4.2 Constructive Forces for Mountain Building
4.3 References

V. Chapter 5: Tectonic Forces
5.1 The Earth Moves
5.2 Tectonic Plate Types Effects on Volcanoes
5.3 References

VI. Chapter 6: Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition
6.1 Using Remote Sensing to Avoid a Disaster
6.2 References

VII. Chapter 7: Fluvial Processes and Systems
7.1 A River Runs Through It
7.2: Down to the Last Drop
7.3 References

VIII. Chapter 8: Oceans and Coastal Environments
8.1 Ocean Features and Landforms
8.2 Marine Debris

IX. Chapter 9: Atmospheric Processes and Systems
9.1 Fluid Earth: Winds and Ocean Currents

X. Chapter 10: Weather Processes and Systems
10.1 How's the Weather?
10.2 Tropical Storms

Subject:
Physical Geography
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
R Adam Dastrup
Date Added:
08/06/2020