Skip to content


Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0538494530

ISBN-13: 9780538494533

Edition: 2011

Authors: Reed Wicander, James S. Monroe

List price: $83.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $83.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
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…    

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.

Understanding Earth: a Dynamic and Evolving Planet
Plate Tectonics: a Unifying Theory
Minerals--The Building Blocks of Rocks
Igneous Rocks and Intrusive Igneous Activity
Volcanoes and Volcanism
Weathering, Soil, and Sedimentary Rocks
Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
The Seafloor
Deformation, Mountain Building, and the Continents
Mass Wasting
Running Water
Glaciers and Glaciation
The Work of Wind and Deserts
Shorelines and Shoreline Processes
Geologic Time: Concepts and Principals
Earth History
Life History