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ISBN-10: 1133108695

ISBN-13: 9781133108696

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Reed Wicander, James S. Monroe

List price: $84.95
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Bring geology to life with GEOL, Second Edition. GEOL is designed to accommodate your busy lifestyle at a value-based price. This magazine-like book includes all of the key concepts of introductory physical geology, plus a full suite of learning aids--including integrated Virtual Field Trips, online videos, animations, and more--to help you master the material.
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Book details

List price: $84.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.574
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
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 Principles
Earth History
Life History