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Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide

By: Barbara W Murck
328 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps
Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide
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  • Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide ISBN: 9780471385905 Paperback Jul 2001 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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Introductory guide to the fundamentals of geology covering all the basics, from rocks, minerals, and fossil fuels to earthquakes, volcanoes, and plate tectonics.


Acknowledgments. A Note to the Reader. Plate Tectonics: A Revolution in Geology. What the Earth Is Made Of. The Rock Record and Geologic Time. Earthquakes and the Inside of the Earth. Volcanoes and Igneous Rocks. Weathering and Erosion.Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks.Metamorphism and Rock Deformation. The Hydrosphere and the Atmosphere. The Record of Life on Earth. Resources from the Earth. Earth Systems and Cycles. Appendix 1: Units and Conversions. Appendix 2: Elements and Their Symbols. Appendix 3: Properties of Some Important Minerals. Appendix 4: Symbols Commonly Used on Geologic Maps. Appendix 5: Some Great Earth Science Web Sites. Index.

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BARBARA MURCK, Ph.D., is the director of environmental programs at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, in Ontario, Canada. She is the coauthor of several leading textbooks, including Environmental Geology and Geology Today: Understanding Our Planet.
By: Barbara W Murck
328 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps
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