To understand timely issues such as natural disasters and environmental challenges–and to evaluate solutions to related problems–the average citizen needs a basic awareness of the scientific principles that influence our planet. This trusted book makes an often-complex subject accessible to readers with a strong focus on readability and illustrations. Offers a meaningful, non-technical survey that is informative and up to date for learning basic principles and concepts. Includes a revised and expanded GEODe Earth CD-ROM. Updates and revises art and illustrations to include dozens of new high-quality, photographs carefully selected to aid understanding and add realism. Provides a wealth of new special-interest boxes, including "Earth as a System," "People and the Environment," and "Understanding Earth." A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about Earth's geology.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131566849
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 9. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131566849
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Chapter 1 An Introduction to Geology Chapter 2 Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds Chapter 3 Matter and Minerals Chapter 4 Igneous Rocks Chapter 5 Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity Chapter 6 Weathering and Soil Chapter 7 Sedimentary Rocks Chapter 8 Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks Chapter 9 Geologic Time Chapter 10 Crustal Deformation Chapter 11 Earthquakes Chapter 12 Earths Interior Chapter 13 Divergent Boundaries: Origin and Evolution of the Ocean Floor Chapter 14 Convergent Boundaries: Mountain Building and the Evolution of the Continents Chapter 15 Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity Chapter 16 Running Water Chapter 17 Groundwater Chapter 18 Glaciers and Glaciation Chapter 19 Deserts and Winds Chapter 20 Shorelines Chapter 21 Global Climate Change Chapter 22 Earths Evolution Through Geologic Time Chapter 23 Energy and Mineral Resources Chapter 24 Planetary Geology. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131566849
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131566849