For lab courses in Physical Geology. A top-seller for over 35 years with over one million copies sold, this lab manual represents by far the best collection of photos of rocks and minerals–and one of the best compilations of exercises–available. With exercises using maps, aerial photos, satellite imagery, and other materials, this classic manual encompasses all the major geologic processes as well as the identification of rocks and minerals. All changes in the Twelfth Edition are based on reviewer feedback.
Author: W. Kenneth Hamblin,James D. Howard
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
For introductory courses in physical geology. Encouraging students to observe, discover, and visualize, How Does Earth Work? Second Edition engages students with an inquiry-based learning method that develops a solid interpretation of introductory geology. Like geology detectives, students learn to think through the scientific process and uncover evidence that explains earth’s mysteries.
Author: Gary Smith,Aurora Pun
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
European geologists, many from former Soviet bloc countries, present 14 studies they delivered at an October 2002 workshop in Freiberg, Germany on the physical geology of sub-volcanic systems. The subject has not been so thoroughly examined since 1970, they say, and could be of interest to igneous petrologists, volcanologists, structural geologists
Author: Christoph Breitkreuz,Nick Petford
Publisher: Geological Society of London
Author: Tom L. McKnight,Darrel Hess
Facts101 is your complete guide to Earth, An Introduction to Physical Geology. In this book, you will learn topics such as Matter and Minerals, Magma, Igneous Rocks, and Intrusive Activity, Volcanoes and Volcanic Hazards, and Weathering and Soil plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
The primary purpose of this text is to provide introductory geology students - who have had little or no science background - with a better understanding and appreciation of geology. Thompson & Turk's MODERN PHYSICAL GEOLOGY, Second Edition, stands out through its early coverage of plate tectonics (Chapter 2), the inclusion of special topic areas, and its beautiful design and writing style. It offers a complete overview of all topics in physical geology, including the most recent developments and research in areas of climate change and environmental issues.
Author: Graham R. Thompson,Jonathan Turk
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Exploring Earth is the first introductory book to take an integrative approach to physical geology within the framework of geologic processes. The book's conventional table of contents is followed by a topical table of contents, to better enable readers to find all the coverage of a particular topic. The book's approach presents the richness of the field of geology in its entirety while making the subject interesting and easier to learn. Topics include simulating Earth's interior; the eruption of Mount St. Helen's; why the is ocean salty; the Antarctic ozone hole; controlling earthquakes; acid rain; explosive volcanic eruptions; and damming a wild river. Beginning geologists and nature enthusiasts.
An Introduction to Physical Geology
Author: Jon P. Davidson,Paul M. Davis
Category: Physical geology
For all introductory physical geology courses. Learning Objective-driven textbook, using augmented reality to bring geology to life With its strong readability and engaging, instructive illustrations, this trusted bestseller returns with a hybrid and streamlined focus on core principles. Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology maintains a learning objective-driven approach throughout each chapter: The text provides readers with a structured learning path, tied to learning objectives with opportunities for readers to demonstrate their understanding at the end of each section. The authors’ emphasis on currency and relevance includes the latest thinking in the field, particularly in the dynamic area of plate tectonics. The Twelfth Edition, Pearson Science’s first augmented reality, hybrid textbook, uses the BouncePages image recognition app (FREE on both iOS and Android stores) to connect readers' digital devices to the print textbook, enhancing their reading and learning experience. Tarbuck/Lutgens’s innovative SmartFigures feature has been expanded, adding new digital content via Project Condor, Mobile Field Trips by Michael Collier, Animated Figures, and additional tutorial videos from Callan Bentley. Also available with MasteringGeologyTM MasteringGeology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringGeology does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringGeology, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringGeology, search for: 0134127641/ 9780134127644 Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology Plus MasteringGeology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134074254 / 9780134074252 Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology 0134182642 / 9780134182643MasteringGeology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology
An Introduction to Physical Geology
Author: Edward J. Tarbuck,Frederick K. Lutgens,Dennis G. Tasa
Author: Kolumban Hutter
Wie Geografie Geschichte macht Weltpolitik ist auch Geopolitik. Alle Regierungen, alle Staatschefs unterliegen den Zwängen der Geographie. Berge und Ebenen, Flüsse, Meere, Wüsten setzen ihrem Entscheidungsspielraum Grenzen. Um Geschichte und Politik zu verstehen, muss man selbstverständlich die Menschen, die Ideen, die Einstellungen kennen. Aber wenn man die Geographie nicht mit einbezieht, bekommt man kein vollständiges Bild. Zum Beispiel Russland: Von den Moskauer Großfürsten über Iwan den Schrecklichen, Peter den Großen und Stalin bis hin zu Wladimir Putin sah sich jeder russische Staatschef denselben geostrategischen Problemen ausgesetzt, egal ob im Zarismus, im Kommunismus oder im kapitalistischen Nepotismus. Die meisten Häfen frieren immer noch ein halbes Jahr zu. Nicht gut für die Marine. Die nordeuropäische Tiefebene von der Nordsee bis zum Ural ist immer noch flach. Jeder kann durchmarschieren. Russland, China, die USA, Europa, Afrika, Lateinamerika, der Nahe Osten, Indien und Pakistan, Japan und Korea, die Arktis und Grönland: In zehn Kapiteln zeigt Tim Marshall, wie die Geographie die Weltpolitik beeinflusst und beeinflusst hat.
Wie sich Weltpolitik anhand von 10 Karten erklären lässt
Author: Tim Marshall
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
The Sixth Edition of the Introductory Geology Lab Manual, by J Bret Bennington and Charles Merguerian is being distributed by McGraw-Hill Publishers. The manual offers twelve integrated hands-on laboratory modules with major emphasis on mineral- and rock identification, map reading and interpretation, and earthquakes. The manual features an appendix on the geology of the southern part of the New England Appalachians but could be easily customized for adoption in other regions of the country. In a concise, no frills, and cost-effective manner, it covers the major topics in Physical Geology and is appropriate for both science and non-science majors. The manual's primary focus is basic and simple in that it employs methods of logical and inductive reasoning. It has been rigorously tested for effectiveness at the undergraduate level over the past ten years, the writing style is crisp and the graphics, diagrams, and tables are easy to read and understand. This 185-page manual is priced inexpensively and has removable worksheets.
Author: Bret J. Bennington,Charles Merguerian
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
Properly understanding and characterizing geologic materials and formations is vital for making critical engineering decisions. Identifying and classifying rock masses and soil formations allows reasonable estimation of their characteristic properties. Comprising chapters from the second edition of the revered Geotechnical Engineering Investigation Handbook, Characteristics of Geologic Materials and Formations provides a basis for recognizing, identifying, and classifying the various rock and soil types. With clear, concise, and hands-on guidance, this book describes these rock and soil types in terms of their origin, mode of occurrence, and structural features in situ and presents the typical characteristics that are of engineering significance. It also explains the elements that affect surface and subsurface water engineering in terms of controlling floods, erosion, subsurface flow, and seepage, as well as for water conservation. Supplying important correlations used to estimate engineering and geologic properties, the book presents correlations for intact rock, rock masses, and soil formations throughout the chapters and condenses this information into a convenient summary table in an appendix. Eliminate the need to search through narrow volumes or large handbooks with Characteristics of Geologic Materials and Formations: A Field Guide for Geotechnical Engineers, a convenient and complete guide to the techniques you need.
A Field Guide for Geotechnical Engineers
Author: Roy E. Hunt
Publisher: CRC Press
Category: Technology & Engineering
Author: Edward A. Hay,Arcie Lee McAlester
Publisher: Prentice Hall
with interactive plate tectonics CD-ROM
Author: Charles C. Plummer,David McGeary
This inaugural handbook documents the distinctive research field that utilizes history and philosophy in investigation of theoretical, curricular and pedagogical issues in the teaching of science and mathematics. It is contributed to by 130 researchers from 30 countries; it provides a logically structured, fully referenced guide to the ways in which science and mathematics education is, informed by the history and philosophy of these disciplines, as well as by the philosophy of education more generally. The first handbook to cover the field, it lays down a much-needed marker of progress to date and provides a platform for informed and coherent future analysis and research of the subject. The publication comes at a time of heightened worldwide concern over the standard of science and mathematics education, attended by fierce debate over how best to reform curricula and enliven student engagement in the subjects. There is a growing recognition among educators and policy makers that the learning of science must dovetail with learning about science; this handbook is uniquely positioned as a locus for the discussion. The handbook features sections on pedagogical, theoretical, national, and biographical research, setting the literature of each tradition in its historical context. It reminds readers at a crucial juncture that there has been a long and rich tradition of historical and philosophical engagements with science and mathematics teaching, and that lessons can be learnt from these engagements for the resolution of current theoretical, curricular and pedagogical questions that face teachers and administrators. Science educators will be grateful for this unique, encyclopaedic handbook, Gerald Holton, Physics Department, Harvard University This handbook gathers the fruits of over thirty years’ research by a growing international and cosmopolitan community Fabio Bevilacqua, Physics Department, University of Pavia
Author: Michael R. Matthews
Author: Carla W. Montgomery
Publisher: William C Brown Pub
Written to assist the college student in the intro level geology class with the sometimes daunting task of assimilating the material in the textbook. Organized to correspond to Monroe/Wicander's PHYSICAL GEOLOGY, each chapter contains a review of chapter objectives, a chapter overview, true/false, matching, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and further questions.
Author: James S. Monroe,Reed Wicander
Publisher: Wadsworth Pub Co
the structure and processes of the earth
Author: B. C. Burchfiel
Publisher: Merrill Publishing Company
Author: Alfred John Jukes-Browne