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Geoscience: Understanding Geological Processes

Textbook

By: Dee Edwards and Chris King

256 pages, Col & b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

Hodder & Stoughton

Paperback | Sep 1999 | #94967 | ISBN: 0340688432
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About this book

A comprehensive introduction, exploring the Earth as a complex, active, natural phenomenon and stressing the interconnections between the core geological concepts and their importance in human terms.

As an A Level course textbook, Geoscience has much to recommend it. The level of detail is good and at an appreopriate level, and the case studies are interesting. The British slant to to the illustrative examples is a bonus. -- B Oeppen 20000801


Contents

Earth's origins and evolution through plate tectonics; the crystalline world; igneous processes; sedimentary processes; life on earth; processes in the lower crust; tectonic processes; mineralization processes; rocks through time; geological change in Britain; earth's structure; plate tectonic processes; being a geologist; future earth.

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Biography

The team of authors represent a wide range of experienced and well-respected teachers and lecturers in Geology and Earth Science.

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