Chapter: Chapter 1: Introduction to Physical Geography
Annotated Web Links
Association of American Geographers (AAG)
Website for the professional organization for Geographers in the United States. Provides
information and links for jobs and careers in geography, educational materials and
information for improving geographic education and literacy at different educational
United States Geological Survey
Provides information, images, and examples of the application of Geography to
documenting and understanding environmental change generally and land use change in
particular using GIS and remote sensing.
Fundamentals of Physical Geography by Michael Pidwirney – DLESE online text
Provides a history of physical geography from 1850 – 1950.
Collection of physical geography images, covering biomes, landforms, and
Wikipedia – encyclopedia entry that provides information about the major subfields of
Provides content (photos, diagrams, and educational activities) that explains the major
subdisciplines of physical geography (glacial, fluvial, coastal). The site is maintained by
a professional geographer in the United Kingdom, and as such, some content uses British
terminology and is approved by the UK National Grid for Learning.