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Earth : an introduction to physical geology

Author: Edward J Tarbuck; Frederick K Lutgens
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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"Earth is a very small part of a vast universe, but it is our home. It provides the resources that support our modern society and the ingredients necessary to maintain life. Knowledge of our physical environment is critical to our well-being and vital to our survival. A basic geology course can help a person gain such an understanding. It can also take advantage of the interest and curiosity many of us have about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Tarbuck; Frederick K Lutgens
ISBN: 9780321814067 0321814061 9780321820990 0321820991 9780321891006 0321891007
OCLC Number: 824087955
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 876 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. An Introduction to Geology 2. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds 3. Matter and Minerals 4. Magma, Igneous Rocks, and Intrusive Activity 5. Volcanoes and Volcanic Hazards 6. Weathering and Soil 7. Sedimentary Rocks 8. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks 9. Geologic Time 10. Crustal Deformation 11. Earthquakes and Earthquake Hazards 12. Earth's Interior 13. Divergent Boundaries: Origin and Evolution of the Ocean Floor 14. Convergent Boundaries: Origin of Mountains 15. Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity 16. Running Water 17. Groundwater 18. Glaciers and Glaciation 19. Deserts and Winds 20. Shorelines 21. Global Climate Change 22. Earth's Evolution through Geologic Time 23. Energy and Mineral Resources 24. Planetary Geology
Responsibility: Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens ; illustrated by Dennis Tasa.

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"Earth is a very small part of a vast universe, but it is our home. It provides the resources that support our modern society and the ingredients necessary to maintain life. Knowledge of our physical environment is critical to our well-being and vital to our survival. A basic geology course can help a person gain such an understanding. It can also take advantage of the interest and curiosity many of us have about our planet--its landscapes and the processes that create and alter them. The eleventh edition of Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, like its predecessors, is a college-level text that is intended to be a meaningful, non-technical survey for students taking their first course in geology. In addition to being informative and up-to-date, a major goal of Earth is to meet the need of students for a readable and user-friendly text, a book that is a highly usable "tool" for learning the basic principles and concepts of geology"--

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