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Historical Geology: Evolution of the Earth and Life Through Time

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Historical Geology

Offering comprehensive content for the historical geology course,...

NHBS Price: £116.00 $146/€134 approx

By: R Wicander and JS Monroe

427 pages, Col photos, col illus, figs, tabs, maps

Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 4 | #157793 | ISBN: 0534392873
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HISTORICAL GEOLOGY: EVOLUTION OF EARTH AND LIFE THROUGH TIME teaches students basic geologic principles as well as how scientists apply these principles to unravel Earth's history. Wicander and Monroe present a balanced overview of both the geological and biological history of Earth as a continuum of inter-related events. These events reflect the underlying principles and processes that have shaped our planet. The authors also explain the historical development of these basic principles and processes, and their importance in deciphering Earth history. Three major themes?time, evolutionary theory, and plate tectonics?are woven together throughout the book. These themes help students link essential material to enhance their understanding of historical geology.


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