The Physical

an OER Geography textbook


A tradition continues…

In 2017 Geography went to the Pitts… (that is me…)…I learned at that time that college textbook prices were out of pace and made college that much more difficult for students to attend.  

I wanted to do my part… I looked into a free online book and found Michael E. Ritter’s “The Physical Environment:  An Introduction to Physical Geography” free Online Educational Resource e-book. 

In Summer 2020 in the midst of a pandemic I learned that Michael Ritter would be retiring his book.  He was kind enough to share the source information and I decided to take it on… I hope to make changes as needed and add material but most importantly I want to keep this resource available for those of us who relied on the content for the instruction of our students.