The Changing Earth: Exploring Geology and Evolution / Edition 6

The Changing Earth: Exploring Geology and Evolution / Edition 6

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by James S. Monroe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0840062087

ISBN-13: 9780840062086

Pub. Date: 07/22/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A text/CD-ROM package for an introductory course in geology, treating geology and its processes and offering an understanding of how geology relates to the human experience. Coverage encompasses the Earth's materials, earthquakes and the Earth's interior, surface processes, geologic time, fossils and evolution, the origin of the universe, and the geologic history of

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A text/CD-ROM package for an introductory course in geology, treating geology and its processes and offering an understanding of how geology relates to the human experience. Coverage encompasses the Earth's materials, earthquakes and the Earth's interior, surface processes, geologic time, fossils and evolution, the origin of the universe, and the geologic history of the Earth. The fourth edition adds a final chapter that puts physical and historical geology in perspective. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780840062086
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/22/2011
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Earth: A Dynamic and Evolving Planet. 2. Plate Tectonics: A Unifying Theory. 3. Minerals—The Building Blocks of Rocks. 4. Igneous Rocks and Plutons. 5. Volcanoes and Volcanism. 6. Weathering, Erosion, and Soil. 7. Sediment and Sedimentary Rocks. 8. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks. 9. Earthquakes and Earth's Interior. 10. Deformation, Mountain Building, and Earth's Crust. 11. Mass Wasting. 12. Running Water—Streams and Rivers. 13. Groundwater. 14. Glaciers and Glaciation. 15. The Work of Wind and Deserts. 16. Oceans, Shorelines, and Shoreline Processes. 17. Geologic Time: Concepts and Principles. 18. Organic Evolution—The Theory and Its Supporting Evidence. 19. Precambrian Earth and Life History. 20. Paleozoic Earth History. 21. Paleozoic Life History. 22. Mesozoic Earth and Life History. 23. Cenozoic Earth and Life History. 24. Geology in Perspective.

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