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This text offers a user-friendly overview of our physical environment with balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The text takes full advantage of the subject's visual appeal - discussions are reinforced with colour photos - over 550 new to this edition. A designated home page is featured which provides students with on-line review exercises, opportunities for further research, follow-up on items mentioned in the text, and links to a wealth of interesting sites related to the chapter material. The text discusses current environmental and resource topics, integrates information about the relationship between people and the physical environment, and explores applications of the Earth Sciences to understanding and solving problems that arise from these interactions. This edition also contains information from recent geologic events such as the Kobe, Japan Earthquake (1995).

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This text offers a user-friendly overview of our physical environment with balanced, up- to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The emphasis is on readability, with clear, example-driven explanations refined by over twenty years of instructor and student feedback. The text takes full advantage of the subject's visual appeal -- discussions are reinforced with a superb collection of color photos -- over 550 new to this edition -- along with newly redrafted illustrations by highly respected earth science illustrator, Dennis Tasa.

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Key Benefit: This book offers a user-friendly overview of our physical environment with balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The emphasis is on readability, with clear, example-driven explanations refined by over twenty years of feedback. It takes full advantage of the subject's visual appeal. Discussions are reinforced with a superb collection of color photos along with newly redrafted illustrations by highly respected earth science illustrator, Dennis Tasa. Key Topics: A designated home page provides on-line review exercises, opportunities for further research, follow-up on items mentioned in the book, and links to a wealth of interesting sites related to the chapter material. Discusses current environmental and resource topics, and integrates information about the relationship between people, the physical environment, and explores applications of the Earth Sciences to understanding and solving problems that arise from these interactions. The book contains a superior collection of illustrations and photographs.

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