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Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with nearly *70* students and faculty, EARTH is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. EARTH presents a rich overview of all Earth-related disciplines--from geology, hydrology, and oceanography to meteorology and astronomy. EARTH explores the physical attributes of planet Earth and its environment, emphasizing the human choices we have made, and exploring the physical consequences of those choices in the context of Earth systems.
Table of Contents
|Earth Materials and Time|
|Geologic Time: a Story in the Rocks|
|The Active Earth: Plate Tectonics|
|Earthquakes and the Earth's Structure|
|Volcanoes and Plutons|
|Weathering, Soil, and Erosion|
|Fresh Water: Streams, Lakes, Ground Water, and Wetlands|
|Glaciers and Ice Ages|
|Deserts and Wind|
|Oceans and Coastlines|
|Energy Balance in the Atmosphere|
|Moisture, Clouds, and Weather|
|Climate Change. (Online Only)|
|Astronomy. (Online Only)|
|Motions in the Heavens. (Online Only)|
|Planets and their Moons. (Online Only)|
|Stars, Space, and Galaxies|
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