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Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology, 6th Edition

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With contributions from more than 120 highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, and an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa, this user-friendly, best-selling laboratory manual focuses on the basic principles of geology and their applications to everyday life in terms of natural resources, natural hazards, and human risks. This edition of the AGI/NAGT "Lab Manual in Physical Geology" addresses many current technologies such as satellite technologies, atomic resolution imaging, seismic tomography, and UTM mapping and system. It also covers many current topics such as isostasy, origin of magma, modeling Earth's interior, rock cycling and plate tectonics, volcanic processes and hazards, numerical dating, GPS, UTM, floods, ground water, glaciers as barometers of climate change, dryland hazards, coastal hazards, earthquakes, Earth resources, and human risks. For anyone wishing to learn more about physical geology through practice exercises.

Synopsis:

With contributions from more than 120 highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, and an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa, this user-friendly, best-selling laboratory manual focuses on the basic principles.

Table of Contents

Laboratory 1: Exploring and Measuring Earth Materials and Processes

 Laboratory 2: Plate Tectonics and the Origin or Magma   Laboratory 3:  Mineral Properties, Uses, and Identification

 Laboratory 4:  Exploring Rocks and a Rock Cycle Model

 Laboratory 5:  Igneous Rocks and Volcanic Hazards

 Laboratory 6:  Sedimentary Rocks, Processes, and Environments

 

Laboratory 7:  Metamorphic Rocks, Processes, and Resources

 Laboratory 8:  Dating of Rocks, Fossils, and Geologic Events

 Laboratory 9:  Topographic Maps and Aerial Photographs

 Laboratory 10:  Geologic Structures, Maps, and Block Diagrams

 Laboratory 11:  Stream Processes, Landscapes, Mass Wastage, and Flood Hazards

 Laboratory 12:  Groundwater Processes, Resources, and Risks

 Laboratory 13:  Glacial Processes, Landforms, and Indicators of Climate Change

 Laboratory 14:  Dryland Landforms, Hazards, and Risks

 Laboratory 15:  Coastal Processes, Landforms, Hazards, and Risks

 Laboratory 16:  Earthquake Hazards and Human Risks

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130463333
Author:
Tasa, Dennis
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
National, Association Of Geoscience Teac
Author:
Busch, Richard M.
Author:
National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Author:
American, Geological Institute
Author:
American Geological Institute
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Geophysics
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20050728
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10.70x8.60x.76 in. 2.04 lbs.

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