Earth Lab Exploring the Earth Sciencesby Owen, Claudia; Pirie, Diane; Draper, Grenville
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Utilizing graphs and simple calculations, this clearly written lab manual complements the study of earth science or physical geology. Engaging activities are designed to help you develop data-gathering skills (e.g., mineral and rock identification) and data-analysis skills. You'll learn how to understand aerial and satellite images; to perceive the importance of stratigraphic columns, geologic sections, and seismic waves; and more.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Plates and Maps|
|Earth Materials and Resources|
|Maps and Time|
|Geologic Time and History|
|Geologic Maps and Structures|
|Earth's Dynamic Interior|
|Earthquakes and Seismology|
|Landslides and Mass Movements|
|Streams and Rivers|
|Groundwater and Karst Topography|
|Oceans and Shorelines|
|Weather, Climate, and Their Effects|
|Atmosphere, Climate, and Climate Change|
|Glaciers and Glaciation|
|Deserts and Arid Landscapes|
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