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Physical Geology

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Carlos Plummer is a professor at California State University - Sacramento. Texte du rabat Physical Geology, 15th edition, is the ... Lire la suite
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Carlos Plummer is a professor at California State University - Sacramento.



Texte du rabat

Physical Geology, 15th edition, is the latest refinement of a classic introductory text that has helped countless students learn basic physical geology concepts for over 25 years. Students taking introductory physical geology to fulfill a science elective, as well as those contemplating a career in geology, will appreciate the accessible writing style and depth of coverage in Physical Geology. Hundreds of carefully rendered illustrations and accompanying photographs correlate perfectly with the chapter descriptions to help readers quickly grasp new geologic concepts. Numerous chapter learning tools and a website further assist students in their study of physical geology.



Résumé
Containing the basic physical geology concepts, this book is useful for students taking introductory physical geology to fulfill a science elective, as well as those contemplating a career in geology. It features hundreds of carefully rendered illustrations and accompanying photographs.

Contenu

Chapter 1: Introducing Geology, the Essentials of Plate Tectonics, and Other Important ConceptsChapter 2: Atoms, Elements and MineralsChapter 3: Igneous Rocks, the Origin and Evolution of Magma, and Intrusive Activity Chapter 4: Volcanism and Extrusive RocksChapter 5: Weathering and SoilChapter 6: Sediment and Sedimentary RocksChapter 7: Metamorphism and Metamorphic RocksChapter 8: Time and GeologyChapter 9: Mass WastingChapter 10: Streams and FloodsChapter 11: Ground WaterChapter 12: Glaciers and GlaciationChapter 13: Deserts and Wind ActionChapter 14: Waves, Beaches, and CoastsChapter 15: Geologic StructuresChapter 16: EarthquakesChapter 17: Earth's Interior and Geophysical PropertiesChapter 18: The Sea FloorChapter 19: Plate Tectonics-The Unifying Theory Chapter 20: Mountain Belts and the Continental CrustChapter 21: Global Climate Change Chapter 22: ResourcesChapter 23: The Earth's Companions Appendix A: Identification of Minerals Appendix B: Identification of Rocks Appendix C: The Elements Most Significant to Geology Appendix D: Periodic Table of Elements Appendix E: Selected Conversion Factors Appendix F: Rock Symbols Appendix G: Commonly Used Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots

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Titre: Physical Geology
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Code EAN: 9781259255861
ISBN: 978-1-259-25586-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: McGraw-Hill Education
Genre: Sciences de la terre
nombre de pages: 704
Poids: 1296g
Taille: H231mm x B276mm x T23mm
Année: 2015
Auflage: 15 ed