Exploring the Dynamic Earth: GIS Investigations for the Earth Sciences, ArcGIS Edition / Edition 1

Exploring the Dynamic Earth: GIS Investigations for the Earth Sciences, ArcGIS Edition / Edition 1

by Michelle K. Hall, C. Scott Walker, Anne Huth, Robert F. Butler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495115096

ISBN-13: 9780495115090

Pub. Date: 09/12/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Explore, analyze, and elaborate on information you extract using ArcGIS software with EXPLORING THE DYNAMIC EARTH: GIS INVESTIGATIONS FOR THE EARTH SCIENCES. This interactive investigation lets you tap the power of the ArcGIS software to explore, manipulate, and analyze large data sets. This guide emphasizes the visualization, analysis, and multimedia…  See more details below

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Explore, analyze, and elaborate on information you extract using ArcGIS software with EXPLORING THE DYNAMIC EARTH: GIS INVESTIGATIONS FOR THE EARTH SCIENCES. This interactive investigation lets you tap the power of the ArcGIS software to explore, manipulate, and analyze large data sets. This guide emphasizes the visualization, analysis, and multimedia integration capabilities inherent to GIS. The GIS information has been preprocessed into maps and legends, and some procedures have been automated so you can focus on the science content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495115090
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/12/2006
Edition description:
ArcGIS Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


Unit 1: SEARCHING FOR EVIDENCE. A Changing Earth. Investigating Earth''s clues. Discovering plate tectonics. Analyzing plate boundaries. Unit 2: EXPLORING PLATE TECTONICS. Testing plate tectonics. Investigating seafloor age. Determining seafloor age. Investigating plate motion. Unit 3: EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS. The Great Lisbon Earthquake. Deadly earthquakes. Seismic hazards. Seismic risk and society. Unit 4: VOLCANO HAZARDS. The tragedy of Mont Pelee. Deadly volcanoes. Volcanic hazards. Volcanoes and climate. Unit 5: TSUNAMI HAZARDS. Scotch Cap Light Station. Deadly tsunamis. Analysis of a tsunami. Tsunami warning. 2004 Indonesian Tsunami.

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