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Essentials of Physical Geology

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ISBN-10: 0538797908

ISBN-13: 9780538797900

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Reed Wicander, James Monroe

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List price: $199.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 2/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 2.200
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…    

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Minerals--The Building Blocks of Rocks
Igneous Rocks and Intrusive Igneous Activity
Volcanoes and Volcanism
Weathering, Soil, and Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
Earthquakes and Earths Interior
The Seafloor
Deformation, Mountain Building, and the Continents
Mass Wasting
Running Water
Groundwater
Glaciers and Glaciation
The Work of Wind and Deserts
Shorelines and Shoreline Processes
Geologic Time: Concepts and Principles