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Covering all traditional topics in comfortable depth, this text presents a process-oriented approach to understanding how Earth systems work. Emphasis is placed upon understanding fundamental principles and concepts over memorizing terminology. The authors' vision of Earth as a "planet in process" reinforces throughout the text the dynamic properties of Earth's systems.
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Brendan Murphy is Professor of Geology at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Canada, where he has taught since 1982. An active and distinguished researcher whose interests lie in the processes involved in mountain building, he received the President's Research Award in 1993 from his university and the Distinguished Service Award of the Atlantic Geoscience Society in 1995. He received his Ph.D. from McGill University in 1982, and hails from Birr, Ireland.
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Book Description Brooks Cole, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0534384757