For Introductory courses in Physical or Introductory Geology found in departments of Geology, Earth Science, or Physical Science. Significantly revised to be an optimum learning tool, the Tenth Edition of Earth's Dynamic Systems maintains its solid coverage of the two major energy systems of Earth: the plate tectonic system and the hydrologic cycle. Boasting a new, highly accessible four-part organization, this renowned text fulfills the needs of professors with current content and a striking illustration package, while exposing students to the global view of Earth and teaching them to look at the world as geologists do.
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Each chapter of this work is introduced with an up-to-date satellite image of the subject covered. The book includes coverage of discoveries on Europa and Ganymede, and the possibility of bacteria on Mars, along with discussions of Cretaceous-Tertiary extinctions. There is an emphasis on Earth as a system, and the role of ocean-atmosphere system and global climate.From the Publisher:
Highly acclaimed and praised as the best teaching text available, Earth's Dynamic Systems is the only introductory text that fully integrates the two major energy systems of Earth: the plate tectonic system and the hydrological system. Using these systems to explore fundamental geological processes, the seventh edition of this leader continues to offer Hamblin's trademark "question- statement-discussion-example" format and unrivaled art program.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 7th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023495014