Energetics of Physical Environment: Energetic Approaches to Physical Geography

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Recent developments in physical geography have demonstrated the need for and advantages of an approach to physical environment based on energy and power as the rate of doing work. This energetic approach has been used in meteorology and climatology, in biogeography, soil geography, geomorphology and hydrology. The book contains six essays which demonstrate the importance of energetics in these major branches of physical geography and how it has gained prominence in the last few years. Because the approach is a feature of ...