Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe / Edition 1

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Challenging, comprehensive and relevant, this textbook combines in-depth presentation with a stunning visual program.

Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe is a comprehensive program that provides thorough content with a wide variety of engaging laboratory experiences. Relevant connections are highlighted to emphasize an environmental application between the classroom and the contemporary world. Strong support is given to math skills using the content.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078245657
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 3/28/2001
  • Edition description: Study Guide
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 202
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Earth ScienceThe Nature of ScienceMapping Our WorldUnit 2 Composition of EarthMatter and Atomic StructureMineralsIgneous RocksSedimentary and Metamorphic RocksUnit 3 Surface Processes on EarthWeathering, Erosion, and SoilMass Movements, Wind, and GlaciersSurface WaterGroundwaterUnit 4 The Atmosphere and the OceansAtmosphereMeteorologyThe Nature of StormsClimatePhysical OceanographyThe Marine EnvironmentUnit 5 The Dynamic EarthPlate TectonicsVolcanic ActivityEarthquakesMountain BuildingUnit 6 Geologic TimeFossils and the Rock RecordThe Precambian EarthThe Paleozoic EraThe Mesozoic and Cenozoic ErasUnit 7 Resources and the EnvironmentEarth ResourcesEnergy ResourcesHuman Impact on Earth ResourcesUnit 8 Beyond EarthThe Sun-Earth-Moon SystemOur Solar SystemStarsGalaxies and the Universe

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