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'Earth: Portrait of a Planet revolutionized the study of geology by integrating traditional geological concepts with the most recent theoretical advances in geology, including theories of plate tectonics and earth systems science. Adopted at over 300 schools worldwide, this innovative text has quickly become the best-selling introductory text in the field.

Retaining the core strengths of the First and Second Editions, the Third Edition has been meticulously revised, adding engaging new material and learning tools. Additionally, the Third Edition features the most effective and current multimedia tools available for instructors and students.'

Book News Annotation:

Marshak (U. of Illinois) adds information about recent discoveries and events to his revised introductory geoscience textbook while continuing to emphasize the interconnectivity of the Earth's landmasses, bodies of water, and atmosphere, and the cycles that are at play in nearly every process. Numerous photographs, diagrams, and illustrations complement the text.
Annotation 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Marshak (U. of Illinois) adds information about recent discoveries and events to his revised introductory geoscience textbook while continuing to emphasize the interconnectivity of the Earth's landmasses, bodies of water, and atmosphere, and the cycles that are at play in nearly every process. Numerous photographs, diagrams, and illustrations complement the text. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

'\'An exciting revision of this innovative text, Earth: Portrait of a Planet, Third Edition, emphasizes active student learning with a new chapter format, interactive media, and the power and insight of Google Earth\\\'.\\n

\''

About the Author

'\'Stephen Marshakis Professor of Geology and Head of the Department of Geology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University, an M.S. from the University of Arizona, and a B.A. from Cornell University. He has served as Chair of the Division of Structural Geology and Tectonics of the Geological Society of America. Dr. Marshak has written numerous research articles on topics in structural geology and tectonics, and has authored or co-authored three other books: Basic Methods of Structural Geology; Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics; and Essentials of Geology.\''

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393925029
Subtitle:
Portrait of a Planet
Author:
Marshak, Stephen
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Geology
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Student Ancillary
Publication Date:
20071025
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
880
Dimensions:
11 x 9 in

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