9780135726600

Applications & Investigations in Earth Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135726600

  • ISBN10:

    0135726603

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-12-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

Geology
The Study of Minerals
Common Rocks
Introduction to Aerial Photographs and Topographic Maps
Shaping Earth's Surface Running Water and Groundwater
Shaping Earth's Surface Arid and Glacial Landscapes
Determining Geologic Ages
Geologic Maps and Structures
Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Oceanography
Introduction to Oceanography
The Dynamic Ocean Floor
Waves, Currents, and Tides
Meteorology
Earth-Sun Relations
Atmospheric Heating
Atmospheric Moisture, Pressure, and Wind
Air Masses, the Middle-Latitude Cyclone, and Weather Maps
Global Climates and the Human Impact
Astronomy
Astronomical Observations
Patterns in the Solar System
Planet Positions
The Moon and Sun
Earth Science Skills
Location and Distance on Earth
The Metric System, Measurements, and Scientific Inquiry
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