Including two chapter on historical geology, this work aims to offer a thorough treatment of environmental issues.
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This concise, nonquantitative text has been acclaimed through four previous editions. Essentials of Geology presents a timely, informative and easily accessible survey of basic topics in physical geology. Clearly written in straightforward nontechnical language, this text will be easily understood by students with little or no previous college-level science. Highly accurate and extremely current, this text concludes with two chapters treating historical geology and offers an excellent treatment of environmental issues throughout the text.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: Acclaimed through five previous editions, this concise, nonquantitative book presents a timely, informative, and accessible survey of basic topics in physical geology. Clearly written in straightforward, nontechnical language, it is easily understood by readers with little science experience. Key Topics: The book integrates the relationship between people and their physical environment and explores applications of geology for understanding and solving problems arising from those interactions. The sixth edition of Essentials of Geology has been revised to be even more readable with shorter sentences and paragraphs as well as redesigned art that illustrates ideas and concepts more clearly and realistically than in any previous edition. It also includes new headings and boxes to help readers develop an awareness and appreciation for earth's many interrelated systems. Market: An essential resource for any reader interested in finding ways to resolve problems in our physical environment.
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Book Description Macmillan Coll Div, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 23728302
Book Description Macmillan Coll Div, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0023728302