Earth Structure An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics

ISBN-10: 039392467X
ISBN-13: 9780393924671
Edition: 2nd 2003
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.092
Language: English

For the Second Edition of Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics, the authors have heavily revised each chapter while preserving the overall structure of the First Edition. The Second Edition also benefits from new artwork that clearly illustrates complex concepts. New to the Second Edition: New Chapter: 15, "Geophysical Imaging," by Frederick Cook Within Chapters 21 and 22, four new essays on "Regional Perspectives" discuss the European Alps, the Altaids, the Appalachians, and the Cascadia Wedge. New and updated art for more informative illustration of concepts. The Second Edition now has 570 black & white figures.

Stephen Marshak is Professor of Geology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is also the Director of the School of Earth, Society, and Environment. He holds an AB from Cornell University, an MS from the University of Arizona, and a PhD from Columbia University. Steve's research interests lie in structural geology and tectonics. This work has taken him into the field on multiple continents. He has also won his college's and university's highest teaching awards. In addition to research papers and Earth: Portrait of a Planet, Steve has authored Essentials of Geology; and has co-authored Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology; Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics; and Basic Methods of Structural Geology.

Fundamentals
Overview
Primary and Nontectonic Structures
Force and Stress
Deformation and Strain
Rheology
Brittle Structures
Brittle Deformation Processes
Joints and Veins
Faults and Faulting
Ductile Structures
Ductile Deformation Processes and Microstructures
Folds and Folding
Foliations and Lineations
Ductile Shear Zones, Textures and Transposition
Deformation, Metamorphism and Time
Tectonics
Whole Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics
Geophysical Imaging
Extension Tectonics
Contraction Tectonics
Fold-Thrust Belts
Strike-Slip Tectonics
Regional Perspectives
A Global View
Eastern Hemisphere
The European Alps
The Tibetan Plateau Region
The Altaids
The Tasmanides
Western Hemisphere
The North American Cordillera
The Cascadia Subduction Wedge
The Andes
The Appalachians
The Caledonides
The Tectonic Genealogy of North America
Continental-Interior Tectonics top of page <$$$>

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