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Visualizing Geology

Textbook

By: Barbara W Murck (Author), Brian J Skinner (Author), Dana MacKenzie (Author)

592 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Jun 2015 | Edition: 4 | #221141 | ISBN-13: 9781118783276
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NHBS Price: £174.99 $222/€209 approx

About this book

Visualizing Geology maximizes the use of National Geographic Society photographs, maps, illustrations and video to bring dynamic Earth processes. From the ground-up, this text is designed to better meet the needs of those involved in the large mainstream physical geology course and working to attain a science credit.


Contents

1: Earth as a Planet
2: Earth Materials
3: How Old is Old? The Rock Record and Geologic Time
4: Plate Tectonics
5: Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior
6: Volcanoes and Igneous Rocks
7: Weathering and Erosion
8: From Sediment to Sedimentary Rock
9: Folds, Faults, and Geologic Maps
10: Metamorphism: New Rocks from Old
11: Water On and Under the Ground
12: The Ocean and the Atmosphere
13: Deserts and Glaciers
14: Earth’s Climates: Past, Present, Future
15: A Brief History of Life on Earth
16: Understanding Earth’s Resources


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