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For the introductory Earth science lab course. Although designed to accompany Tarbuck and Lutgens'Earth ScienceandFoundations of Earth Science, this manual could be used for any Earth Science lab course, in conjunction with any text. This versatile and adaptable collection of introductory-level laboratory experiences goes beyond traditional offerings to examine the basic principles and concepts of the Earth sciences. Widely praised for its concise coverage and dynamic illustrations by Dennis Tasa, the text contains twenty-two step-by-step exercises that reinforce major topics in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.
Table of Contents
|The Study of Minerals|
|Introduction to Aerial Photographs and Topographical Maps|
|Shaping Earthrsquo;s Surfacendash;Running Water and Groundwater|
|Shaping Earthrsquo;s Surfacendash;Arid and Glacial Landscapes|
|Determining Geological Ages|
|Geologic Maps and Structures|
|Earthquakes and Earthrsquo;s Interior|
|Introduction to Oceanography|
|The Dynamic Ocean Floor|
|Waves, Currents, and Tides|
|Atmospheric Moisture, Pressure, and Wind|
|Air Masses, the Middle-Latitude Cyclone, and Weather Maps|
|Patterns in the Solar System|
|Locating the Planets|
|Examining the Terrestrial Planets|
|The Moon and the Sun|
|Earth Science Skills|
|Location and Distance on Earth|
|the Metric System, Measurements, and Scientific Inquiry|
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