Edition: 6th 2010
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Description: More than any other introductory physical geology textbook,Understanding Earthinvites students into the working world of professional geologists to experience. Like no other textbook, it involves students in the way geologists see the world and how they go about exploring it. With new features, up-to-date research, brillant new art, and standard-setting new media tools, the new edition more fully envelopes students in the real work and real-world impact of geology than ever.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $162.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 2/4/2010
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
|The Modern Theory and Practice of Geology|
|The Earth System|
|Plate Tectonics: The Unifying Theory|
|Basic Geologic Processes|
|Earth Materials: Minerals and Rocks|
|Igneous Processes: Rocks Formed from Cooling Melts|
|Sedimentation: Rocks Formed by Surface Processes|
|Metamorphism: Modification of Rocks by Temperature and Pressure|
|Deformation: Modification of Rocks by Folding and Faulting|
|Earth and Planets Through Geologic Time|
|Reading the Rock Record|
|Early History of the Terrestrial Planets|
|Evolution of the Continents|
|Life Interacts with the Earth|
|Exploring Earth's Interior|
|The Climate System|
|Weathering, Soils, and Mass Wasting|
|Groundwater and the Hydrologic Cycle|
|Streams: Transport to the Oceans|
|Winds and Deserts|
|Oceans and Coastlines|
|Glaciers: The Work of Ice|
|Landscapes and Seascapes|
|Earth Science and Society|
|The Human Impact on Earth's Environment|