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Description: More than any other introductory physical geology textbook,Understanding Earthis designed to bring the worldview of the working geologist to an audience not only new to this specific field, but in many cases to science in general. Students aren't merely presented with concepts and processes--they come to learn how we know what we know, and how that knowledge impacts their lives as citizens and consumers.
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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: $49.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 4/23/2010
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" 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|