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Steve Stanley was the first author to write an historical geology textbook with whole-earth approach to the subject. It remains the only textbook for the course written from a truly integrated earth systems perspective.

Now in its Third Edition, Earth System History has three powerful reasons to remain the

leading textbook in this market: unmatched currency; proven student pedagogy; and a new interactive online study center.

Synopsis:

Steve Stanley was the first author to write an historical geology textbook with whole-earth approach to the subject. It remains the only textbook for the course written from a truly integrated earth systems perspective.

Now in its Third Edition, Earth System History has three powerful reasons to remain the

leading textbook in this market: unmatched currency; proven student pedagogy; and a new interactive online study center.

Table of Contents

Part I Materials, Processes, and Principles
1. Earth as a System
2. Rock-Forming Minerals and Rocks
3. The Diversity of Life
4. Environments and Life
5. Sedimentary Environments
6. Correlation and Dating of the Rock Record
7. Evolution and the Fossil Record
8. The Theory of Plate Tectonics
9. Continental Tectonics and Mountain Chains
10. Major Chemical Cycles

Part II The Story of Earth
11. The Hadean and Archean Eons of Precambrian Time
12. The Proterozoic Eon of Precambrian Time
13. The Early Paleozoic World
14. The Middle Paleozoic World
15. The Late Paleozoic World
16. The Early Mesozoic Era
17. The Cretaceous World
18. The Paleogene World
19. The Neogene World
20. The Holocene

Product Details

ISBN:
9781429205207
Author:
Stanley, Steven M.
Publisher:
W. H. Freeman
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Historical geology
Subject:
Physical geology
Subject:
Education-General
Publication Date:
20081010
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
10.70x8.30x.80 in. 2.45 lbs.

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Steve Stanley was the first author to write an historical geology textbook with whole-earth approach to the subject. It remains the only textbook for the course written from a truly integrated earth systems perspective.

Now in its Third Edition, Earth System History has three powerful reasons to remain the

leading textbook in this market: unmatched currency; proven student pedagogy; and a new interactive online study center.

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