Essentials of geology

Frederick K. Lutgens, Edward J. Tarbuck ; illustrated by Dennis Tasa

With the renowned readability of the Lutgens/Tarbuck/Tasa team, the Eleventh Edition ofEssentials of Geology continues to enhance both the approach and the visual presentation that has made this text a best-seller. This revision incorporates a new active learning approach throughout each chapter which offers the students a structured learning path and provides a reliable, consistent framework for mastering the chapter concepts. It also includes new additions to the visual program and current issues, such as climate change, are thoroughly updated.

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  • 1. An Introduction to Geology 2. Matter and Minerals 3. Igneous Rocks and Intrusive Activity 4. Volcanoes and Volcanic Hazards 5. Weathering and Soils 6. Sedimentary Rocks 7. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks 8. Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity 9. Running Water 10. Groundwater 11. Glaciers and Glaciation 12. Deserts and Wind 13. Shorelines 14. Earthquakes and Earth's Interior 15. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Theory Unfolds 16. Origin and Evolution of the Ocean Floor 17. Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building 18. Geologic Time 19. Earth's Evolution through Geologic Time 20. Global Climate Change Appendix A Metric and English Units Compared Appendix B Topographic Maps Appendix C Landforms of the Conterminous United States Glossary Index

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書名 Essentials of geology
著作者等 Lutgens, Frederick K.
Tarbuck, Edward J.
Tasa, Dennis
Richardson, Randall
Knapp, Jessica
出版元 Pearson Prentice Hall
刊行年月 c2012
版表示 11th ed
ページ数 xxi, 554 p.
大きさ 28 cm.
ISBN 9780321714725
NCID BB05840848
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国