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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society Field Guide)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by National Audubon Society
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Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters
Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters
by Donald R. Prothero
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In the grand sweep of evolution, the origin of radically new kinds of organisms in the fossil record is the result of a relatively simple process: natural selection marching through the ages. Or is it? Does Darwinian evolution acting over a sufficiently... (read more)

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Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology
Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology
by Richard M Busch
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This package contains: 0321663047: Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology 0321689577: Laboratory Manual in Physical... (read more)

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Volcanoes
Volcanoes
by Robert W Decker
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The most affordable, informative text available on the intricate anatomy of volcanoes, this concise paperback is the ideal text for classes in geology, atmospheric science and geography.  Beautifully illustrated with both art and incredibly photos... (read more)

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The Second John McPhee Reader
The Second John McPhee Reader
by John Mcphee
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"McPhee's work has the quality of permanence . . . Over the years, McPhee's writing, on all subjects, has evolved. His characters and narrative structures are more complicated and surprising. He is looser, funnier, and, at the same time, his engagement... (read more)

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Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals 5TH Edition :Peterson
Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals 5TH Edition :Peterson
by Frederick H Pough
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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The... (read more)

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Earthquakes
Earthquakes
by Bruce Bolt
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The ultimate introduction to seismology, written by distinguished scholar and Professor Bruce Bolt, of the University of California, Berkeley, this newly updated edition will provide the best foundation in the field for your introductory students.... (read more)

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Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time (Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures)
Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time (Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures)
by Stephen Jay Gould
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What you read in textbooks and what your teachers told you is really wrong, Gould expounds. All this is a lot of fun, and there is such history and philosophy to intellectually chew on in this book...As we have come to expect from Gould, this book is... (read more)

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Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology-text Only (10TH 15 Edition)
Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology-text Only (10TH 15 Edition)
by Richard M. Busch
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0133929167 / 9780133929164 Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology & Modified MasteringGeology with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package   Package consists of:    0321944518 / 9780321944511 Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology... (read more)

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Natural Disasters (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
Natural Disasters (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Patrick Leon Abbott
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Natural Disasters, 8th edition, is marked by major changes in organization and expanded coverage of weather and climate. The discussion of natural disasters is based on 4 main energy flows: 1) Earth's internal energy flow underlies earthquakes and... (read more)

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Life and Death of Planet Earth (02 Edition)
Life and Death of Planet Earth (02 Edition)
by Peter D. Ward
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“They deftly bring together findings from many disparate areas of science in a book that science buffs will find hard to put down.” —Publishers Weekly Science has worked hard to piece together the story of the evolution of our world up... (read more)

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Essentials of Geology - Text Only (12TH 15 Edition)
Essentials of Geology - Text Only (12TH 15 Edition)
by Frederick K. Lutgens
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized... (read more)

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Changing Earth (7TH 15 Edition)
Changing Earth (7TH 15 Edition)
by Monroe
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THE CHANGING EARTH: EXPLORING GEOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, Seventh Edition, is a member of a rare breed of texts written specifically for courses covering both physical and historical geology. Three interrelated themes (plate tectonics, organic evolution, and... (read more)

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Restless Northwest : a Geological Story (02 Edition)
Restless Northwest : a Geological Story (02 Edition)
by Hill Williams
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Formerly a science writer for the , Williams has produced a fascinating account of the geology of the Pacific Northwest, written for the general reader. Maps, drawings, and b&w photos provide illustration. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (... (read more)

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Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (5TH 12 Edition)
Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (5TH 12 Edition)
by Sam Boggs
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This concise treatment of the fundamental principles of sedimentology and stratigraphy highlights the important physical, chemical, biological, and stratigraphic characteristics of sedimentary rocks. It emphasizes the ways in which the study of... (read more)

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Earth System History - Text Only (3RD 09 - Old Edition)
Earth System History - Text Only (3RD 09 - Old Edition)
by Steven M. Stanley
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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... (read more)

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Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (2ND 09 Edition)
Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (2ND 09 Edition)
by Anthony R. Philpotts
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This textbook explains petrologic concepts through simple physical and chemical principles and quantitative applications. With instructive end-of-chapter quantitative problem sets and over 350 illustrations, this new edition is designed for intermediate... (read more)

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Environmental Geology
Environmental Geology
by Carla Montgomery
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Environmental Geology, ninth edition, presents the student with a broad overview of environmental geology. The text looks both at how the earth developed into its present condition and where matters seem to be moving for the future. It is hoped that this... (read more)

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Sedimentary Geology : Introduction To Sedimentary Geology (3RD 14 Edition)
Sedimentary Geology : Introduction To Sedimentary Geology (3RD 14 Edition)
by Prothero
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Written for introductory courses, this text covers both sedimentary rocks and stratigraphy, focusing on crucial geological principles and, when essential, contributions from chemistry, physics, and structure.... (read more)

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Changing Earth - Study Guide (4TH 06 Edition)
Changing Earth - Study Guide (4TH 06 Edition)
by James S. Monroe
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James S. Monroe is Professor Emeritus of Geology at Central Michigan University, where he taught Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Prehistoric Life, and Stratigraphy and Sedimentology beginning in 1975 and served as chair of the Geology department... (read more)

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