ISBN 9780134639369,Exploring Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology

Exploring Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology

Author:

Reed Davidson

Publisher:

Prentice Hall

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ISBN 9780134639369
Publisher

Prentice Hall

Publication Year 1996
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780134639369

ISBN-10 0134639367
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 477 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Medicine: general issues

Exploring Earth is the first introductory text to take an integrative approach to physical geology within the framework of geologic processes. Students with little or no scientific background will gain more from this approach because it presents the material in a more interesting context. This approach presents the richness of the field of geology in its entirety while making the subject interesting and easier to learn. The text's conventional table of contents is followed by a topical table of contents, to better enable instructors to find all the coverage of a particular topic.
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Exploring Earth is the first introductory book to take an integrative approach to physical geology within the framework of geologic processes. The book's conventional table of contents is followed by a topical table of contents, to better enable readers to find all the coverage of a particular topic. The book's approach presents the richness of the field of geology in its entirety while making the subject interesting and easier to learn. Topics include simulating Earth's interior; the eruption of Mount St. Helen's; why the is ocean salty; the Antarctic ozone hole; controlling earthquakes; acid rain; explosive volcanic eruptions; and damming a wild river. Beginning geologists and nature enthusiasts.
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