Second Edition   ©2019

Living Physical Geography

Bruce Gervais (California State University, Sacramento)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-05688-1; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-05688-9; Format: Paper Text, 704 pages

Living Physical Geography focuses on interactions between people and physical geography, using pedagogical features (in the textbook and online) to create a modern synthesis of the science of physical geography.

The second edition of Bruce Gervais’ Living Physical Geography offers a fresh approach to the study of physical geography, combining print and digital media to create a scientifically substantive work that is written for students. Living Physical Geography focuses on human-physical geography interactions, using pedagogical features in the textbook and online in SaplingPlus to create a modern synthesis of the science of physical geography. In this, the most student-friendly book in the market, the authors Bruce Gervais has curated and designed all of the learning assets within the text and online in SaplingPlus.

Each of the four major parts in Living Physical Geography focuses on energy flows within Earth’s physical systems. Additionally, landscape analysis underpins the body of the text. Step-by-step examples are used to illustrate how landforms and systems develop, evolve, and change through time.