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With authoritative and detailed coverage, Skinner and Porter address all key areas of physical geology, as well as recent events that have shaped our world. The new edition is updated to address the latest in geoscientific research, theory, and knowledge.

Emphasis on the unifying themes of physical geology

Expands the earth systems science viewpoint of previous editions

Introduces readers to remote sensing, global positioning systems, and other tools

Exciting, first-hand accounts from the field relate geology to everyday life experiences

Includes a GeoDiscoveries CD with an interactive globe, animations, videos, and more

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Includes a GeoDiscoveries CD with an interactive globe, animations, videos, and more

Synopsis:

With authoritative and detailed coverage, Skinner and Porter address all key areas of physical geology, as well as recent events that have shaped our world. The new edition is updated to address the latest in geoscientific research, theory, and knowledge.

Table of Contents

  1. Meet Planet Earth!
  2. Global Tectonics: Our Dynamic Planet
  3. Atoms, Elements, Minerals
  4. Igneous Rocks: Products of Earth?s Internal Fire
  5. Magmas and Volcanoes
  6. Weathering and Soils
  7. Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Archives of Earth History
  8. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks: New Rocks from Old
  9. How Rock Bends, Buckles, and Breaks
  10. Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
  11. Geologic Time and the Rock Record
  12. The Changing Face of the Land
  13. Mass Wasting
  14. Streams and Drainage Systems
  15. Groundwater
  16. Glaciers and Glaciation
  17. Atmosphere, Winds, and Deserts
  18. The Oceans and Their Margins
  19. Climate and our Changing Planet
  20. The Earth Through Time
  21. Resources of Minerals and Energy

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471152286
Author:
Skinner, Brian J.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
Park, Jeffrey
Author:
Skinner, Brian J.
Author:
Porter, Stephen C.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Physical geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Geography-General
Subject:
Geography - Planning
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
CD
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
648
Dimensions:
10.93x8.62x.85 in. 2.73 lbs.

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