Introductory Geology

ISBN-10: 0393928144

ISBN-13: 9780393928143

Edition: 2010 (Lab Manual)

Authors: Allan Ludman, Stephen Marshak

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List price: $81.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/23/2010
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 419
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Allan Ludman is a Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, part of the City University of New York. He has devoted more than four decades to deciphering the evolution of the Northern Appalachians through field and laboratory studies in Maine and New Brunswick. He has taught introductory geology for 40 years and supervised the laboratories at Queens College for the past 35 years. Professor Ludman is also the director of GLOBE NY Metro, a K-12 science teacher development program in the New York area, created to promote hands-on, inquiry-based Earth Systems research for elementary and high-school level teachers and students.

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.

Investigating the Earth
Setting the Stage for Learning about the Earth
The Way the Earth Works: Examining Plate Tectonics
Earth Materials
Minerals, Rocks, and the Rock Cycle
Using Igneous Rocks to Interpret Earth History
Using Sedimentary Rocks to Interpret Earth History
Interpreting Metamorphic Rocks
Earths Dynamic Landscapes
Studying Earth's Landforms
Working with Topographic Maps
Landscapes Formed by Streams
Glacial Landscapes
Groundwater as a Landscape Former and Resource
Processes and Landforms in Arid Environments
Shoreline Landscapes
The Third and Fourth Dimensions
Interpreting Geologic Structures on Block Diagrams, Geologic Maps, and Cross Sections
Earthquakes and Seismology
Interpreting Geologic History: What Happened and When Did It Happen?
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