Earth Science and the Environment / Edition 4

Earth Science and the Environment / Edition 4

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by Graham R. Thompson, Jon Turk
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495114000
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/04/2006
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1Earth Science and the Earth's Origin
Unit 1The Earth and Its Materials
2Minerals
3Rocks
4Geologic Time, Fossils, Evolution, and Extinction
Conversation with John Horner
Unit IIInternal Processes
5Plate Tectonics
6Earthquakes and the Earth's Structure
7Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, and Plutons
8Mountains and Geologic Structures
9The Geological Evolution of North America
Conversation with Paul Hoffman
Unit IIISurface Processes
10Weathering, Soil, and Erosion
11Streams and Ground Water
12Glaciers and Wind
Unit IVThe Oceans
13Oceans and Coastlines
14The Geology of the Ocean Floor
Conversation with Cindy Lee Van Dover
Unit VThe Atmosphere
15The Earth's Atmosphere
16Weather
17Climate
18Air Pollution
Conversation with Stephen Schneider
Unit VIAstronomy
19Motion in the Heavens
20Planets and Their Moons
21The Stars, Space, and Galaxies
Unit VIINatural Resources
22Geologic Resources

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