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Applications & Investigations in Earth Science,9780130112880

Applications & Investigations in Earth Science

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780130112880

ISBN10:
0130112887
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Pearson
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Summary

Although designed to accompany Tarbuck and Lutgens'Earth Science and Foundations of Earth Science , this manual could be used with other Earth Science texts for courses in departments of geology or geography. This laboratory manual provides a comprehensive, versatile, and adaptable collection of 22 self-contained laboratory s that examine the basic principles and concepts of geology, meteorology, oceanography, and astronomy. The exercises help students achieve scientific literacy while developing observational, critical reasoning, and problem solving skills. The manual is designed to accompany Tarbuck and Lutgens'Earth Science, Foundations of Earth Science or any other Earth science text .

Table of Contents

Preface vi
Part One Geology
The Study of Minerals
1(18)
Common Rocks
19(18)
Introduction to Aerial Photographs and Topographic Maps
37(20)
Shaping Earth's Surface---Running Water and Groundwater
57(22)
Shaping Earth's Surface---Arid and Glacial Landscapes
79(18)
Determining Geologic Ages
97(14)
Geologic Maps and Structures
111(18)
Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
129(14)
Part Two Oceanography
Introduction to Oceanography
143(12)
The Dynamic Ocean Floor
155(12)
Waves, Currents, and Tides
167(18)
Part Three Meteorology
Earth-Sun Relations
185(12)
Atmospheric Heating
197(16)
Atmospheric Moisture, Pressure, and Wind
213(18)
Air Masses, the Middle-Latitude Cyclone, and Weather Maps
231(12)
Global Climates and the Human Impact
243(18)
Part Four Astronomy
Astronomical Observations
261(12)
Patterns in the Solar System
273(12)
Planet Positions
285(12)
The Moon and Sun
297(22)
Part Five Earth Science Skills
Location and Distance on Earth
319(16)
The Metric System, Measurements, and Scientific Inquiry
335


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