Earth Science: The Earth, The Atmosphere, and Space

Stephen Marshak

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Experience Earth Science with fresh eyes!

The leading authors in their respective fields―physical geology and extreme weather―Stephen Marshak and Robert Rauber bring years of classroom and research experience to this remarkable new book and media package. The authors' narrative approach to the content and innovative integration of new visual and interactive resources guides students to a clearer, more applicable understanding of the entire Earth System.

The Geotours Workbook is the go-to resource for using Google Earth to explore the fascinating geology of our planet:

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Stephen Marshak is a Professor Emeritus of Geology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he taught for 35 years.  During this time, he also served as Head of the Department of Geology and as Director of the School of Earth, Society, & Environment.  Steve holds an A.B. from Cornell University, an M.S. from the University of Arizona, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University all in geology.  His research interests in structural geology and tectonics have taken him in the field on several continents.  Steve, a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, has won the highest teaching awards at both the college and campus levels at the University of Illinois, and has also received a Neil Miner Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers for “exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the Earth Sciences.”  In addition to research papers and Earth: Portrait of a Planet, Essentials of Geology, Earth Science, and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology, he has co-authored Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics, and Basic Methods of Structural Geology.

Robert Rauber is a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he was Department Head for 12 years, and now serves as Director of the School of Earth, Society, & Environment.  He holds a B.S. in Physics and a B.A. in English from the Pennsylvania State University, as well as an M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences from Colorado State University.  He oversees a research program that focuses on the development and behavior of storms, which takes him on some rather exciting flights into the midst of severe weather.  Bob has won campus teaching awards, is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), and serves as the publication commissioner for the AMS.  In addition to research papers and Earth Science 1e, Bob has co-authored Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology, and a new book, Radar Meteorology, A First Course.

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2017
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