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, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131148656
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131148656
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 8. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131148656
Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0131148656 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0046379