Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide

Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide

by Barbara W. Murck
     
 

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Take a learning journey through billions of years of Earth history

This indispensable guide to the fundamentals of geology is the ideal way to introduce yourself to all the basics, from rocks, minerals, and fossil fuels to earthquakes, volcanoes, and plate tectonics. Using quick quizzes and self-tests to reinforce key concepts, Geology carefully walks you through

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Take a learning journey through billions of years of Earth history

This indispensable guide to the fundamentals of geology is the ideal way to introduce yourself to all the basics, from rocks, minerals, and fossil fuels to earthquakes, volcanoes, and plate tectonics. Using quick quizzes and self-tests to reinforce key concepts, Geology carefully walks you through billions of years of Earth history. Illustrated with more than one hundred specially commissioned illustrations and fifty photographs that help clarify difficult concepts, this easy-to-follow book is an interactive resource for anyone interested in learning more about our planet.

Whether you are new to geology or want to refresh and update your knowledge, the proven self-teaching guide approach will allow you to work at your own pace, check your progress, and learn more about this fascinating field of study.

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For college students and others fascinated by the geology of the third rock from the sun, Murck (environmental programs, U. of Toronto- Mississauga) overviews its structure, resources, and driving forces such as plate tectonics. Includes b&w illustrations, self-tests with answers, technical information, and recommended websites. Lacks other references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471385905
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2013
Series:
Wiley Self-Teaching Guides Series, #154
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
666,574
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.72(d)

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