9780393913286

Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology (Second Edition)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393913286

  • ISBN10:

    0393913287

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/17/2011
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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Summary

Adopted at over 125 school in its First Edition, the completely revised and tested Second Edition of the Ludman/Marshak Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology contains inquiry based exercises, rock group labs, and a modern treatment of geologic mapping. The Second Edition enhances the strengths of the First Edition with even better visuals' ;enhanced photos, maps, charts and figures, and it also reflects new innovations in geologic mapping.

Table of Contents

Setting the Stage for Learning About the Earth
The Way the Earth Works: Examining Plate Tectonics
Minerals
Minerals, Rocks, and the Rock Cycle
Using Igneous Rocks to Interpret Earth History
Using Sedimentary Rocks to Interpret Earth History
Interpreting Metamorphic Rocks
Studying Earth's Landforms
Working with Topographic Maps
Landscapes Formed by Streams
Glacial Landscapes
Groundwater as a Landscape Former and Resource
Processes and Landforms in Arid Environments
Shoreline Landscapes
Interpreting Geologic Structures on Block Diagrams, Geologic Maps, and Cross Sections
Earthquakes and Seismology
Interpreting Geologic History: What Happened and When Did It Happen?
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