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For majors and non-majors in undergraduate lab courses for Introductory Geology and Physical Geology. The best-selling lab manual for undergraduate lab courses in Physical Geology or Introductory Geology, for majors and non-majors. With contributions from more than 120 highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, and an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa, this user-friendly laboratory manual focuses students on the basic principles of geology and their applications to everyday life in terms of natural resources, natural hazards, and human risks. This edition pushes the frontiers of geologic education even further with the inclusion of four new computer-based labs.
Table of Contents
|Geologic Perspectives of a Global Model||p. 1|
|Mineral Properties, Uses, and Identification||p. 23|
|Rocks and a Global Rock Cycle--Plate Tectonics||p. 48|
|Laboratory 3 (CD): Plate Tectonics||p. 63|
|Igneous Rocks and Volcanic Hazards||p. 65|
|Sedimentary Rocks, Processes, and Environments||p. 83|
|Metamorphic Rocks, Processes, and Resources||p. 104|
|Dating of Rocks, Fossils, and Geologic Events||p. 124|
|Topographic Maps and Aerial Photographs||p. 138|
|Geologic Structures, Maps, and Block Diagrams||p. 160|
|Laboratory 9 (CD): Structural Geology||p. 173|
|Stream Processes, Landscapes, Mass Wastage, and Flood Hazards||p. 175|
|Groundwater Processes, Resources, and Risks||p. 190|
|Glacial Processes, Landforms, and Indicators of Climate Change||p. 205|
|Laboratory 12 (CD): Glaciation||p. 223|
|Dryland Landforms, Hazards, and Risks||p. 225|
|Coastal Processes, Landforms, Hazards, and Risks||p. 239|
|Laboratory 14 (CD): Coastal Processes||p. 252|
|Earthquake Hazards and Human Risks||p. 254|
|Subsurface Geology and Earth Resource Exploration||p. 266|
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