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Physical Geology : The Science of Earth,9780471220374

Physical Geology : The Science of Earth

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9780471220374

ISBN10:
047122037X
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/1/2010
Publisher(s):
Wiley
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Summary

The Physical Earth, First Edition provides readers with a variety of ways to learn the content of physical geology and offer them an opportunity to learn through multiple intelligences. In this first edition, the challenge of critical thinking and the high-interest of relevant subject matter is used to build on other knowledge. This exciting new book explores all the standard introductory Physical Geology topics using recent research, innovative pedagogy and a stunning art program to show readers how they can take geology and apply it to their world as a whole.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Geology
Plate Tectonics
Minerals
Igneous Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Geologic Resources
Weathering
Volcanoes
Mountain Building
Earthquakes
Weathering
Earth History
U.S. Geology
Climate Change
Glaciers
Mass Wasting
Streams
Groundwater
Deserts
Coastal Geology
Marine Geology
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