With contributions from more than 120 highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, and an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa, this user-friendly, best-selling laboratory manual focuses on the basic principles of geology and their applications to everyday life in terms of natural resources, natural hazards, and human risks. This edition of the AGI/NAGT Lab Manual in Physical Geology addresses many current technologies such as satellite technologies, atomic resolution imaging, seismic tomography, and UTM mapping and system. It also covers many current topics such as isostasy, origin of magma, modeling Earth's interior, rock cycling and plate tectonics, volcanic processes and hazards, numerical dating, GPS, UTM, floods, ground water, glaciers as barometers of climate change, dryland hazards, coastal hazards, earthquakes, Earth resources, and human risks. For anyone wishing to learn more about physical geology through practice exercises.
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A lab manual placing great emphasis on student understanding of the earth as a complex, evolving system having interacting processes and cycles of change; designed for the introductory course (lab component) in physical geology. Practical consistent exercise format, concise background information, 15 exercises, and full-color illustrations. Includes Internet Activities.About the Author:
Richard M. Busch is a Professor of Geology at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He holds degrees in geology from Franklin & Marshall College (A.B.), Temple University (M.A.), and University of Pittsburgh (PhD) and has published scholarly work in both geology and geoscience education. For the past 30 years he has been teaching geology to undergraduate majors and non-majors. For the past 22 years he has been teaching classes on science teaching methods for majors in elementary and secondary education. He also has work experience as a hydrogeologist, museum educator, and consultant on stratigraphy and science education. His work as Editor of the AGI-NAGT Lab Manual in Physical Geology spans eight editions over 22 years, during which time he has also been involved in the in the development of K-16 textbooks and ancillary products.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. 6. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130463337
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130463337
Book Description Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002. Softcover (Spiral Bound). Book Condition: New. 6th Edition. Brand new with minor shelf wear to cover Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 8. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology/Mineralogy ; ISBN: 0130463337. ISBN/EAN: 9780130463333. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1560795940. Bookseller Inventory # 1560795940