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Physical Geology Exploring the Earth

ISBN-10: 0314042733

ISBN-13: 9780314042736

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: Reed Wicander, James S. Monroe

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Provides an introduction to physical geology with themes of plate tectonics and geology as a human endeavor. Integrates discussion of economic and environmental geology throughout.
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Language: English

Reed Wicander is a geology professor at Central Michigan University, where he teaches Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Prehistoric Life, and Invertebrate Paleontology and was previously chair of the department. He obtained his B.A. at San Diego State University and his Ph.D. at UCLA. His main research interests involve various aspects of Paleozoic palynology, specifically the study of acritarchs, on which he has published numerous papers. He is a past president of the American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists and currently a councilor of the International Federation of Palynological Societies and chair of the Acritarch Subcommission of the Commission Internationale de Microflore du Paleozoique. He has coauthored several geology textbooks with James S. Monroe.

James S. Monroe is Professor Emeritus of Geology at Central Michigan University, where he taught Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Prehistoric Life, and Stratigraphy and Sedimentology beginning in 1975 and served as chair of the Geology department. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Montana. He has coauthored several textbooks with Reed Wicander and has interests in Cenozoic geology and geologic education. Monroe now lives in Chico, California, where he remains active in geology by teaching courses to a large group of retirees.