The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lauren Owen: IMG The Other Vampire



It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$105.00
List price: $157.70
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
3 Partner Warehouse Geology- General

Physical Geology (12TH 07 - Old Edition)

by

Physical Geology (12TH 07 - Old Edition) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Please note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.

Publisher Comments:

Physical Geology, 12th 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 rich ARIS website further assist students in their study of physical geology.

About the Author

Carlos Plummer is a professor at California State University - Sacramento. Diane Carlson is a professor at California State University - Sacramento.

Table of Contents

1 Introducing Geology, the Essentials of Plate Tectonics, and other Important Concepts

2 Atoms, Elements, and Minerals

3 Igneous Rocks, Intrusive Activity, and the Origin of Igneous Rocks

4 Volcanism and Extrusive Rocks

5 Weathering and Soil

6 Sediment and Sedimentary Rocks

7 Metamorphism, Metamorphic Rocks, and Hydrothermal Rocks

8 Time and Geology

9 Mass Wasting

10 Streams and Floods

11 Ground Water

12 Glaciers and Glaciation

13 Deserts and Wind Action

14 Waves, Beaches and Coasts

15 Geologic Structures

16 Earthquakes

17 Earth's Interior and Geophysical Properties

18 The Sea Floor

19 Plate Tectonics

20 Mountain Belts and the Continental Crust

21 Geologic Resources

22 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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780077216061
Author:
Plummer, Charles
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Author:
Carlson, Diane
Author:
Plummer, Charles C.
Author:
McGeary, David
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Plummer, Charles (Carlos) C.
Author:
Carlson, Diane H.
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
plummer, physical geology, geology, science, physical, grade 11, grade 12
Subject:
Geology-General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
12
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
651
Dimensions:
11.05x9.25x1.09 in. 3.82 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. After Effects CS4 for Windows and... New Trade Paper $36.25

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Geology » General

Physical Geology (12TH 07 - Old Edition) Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$105.00 In Stock
Product details 651 pages McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math - English 9780077216061 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.