Engaging, hands-on, and visual—the geology manual that helps your students think like a geologist.
The Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to help make your geology lab more active and engaging. This edition features new “What Do You Think” mini-cases that promote critical thinking, new and vastly-improved topographic maps, and updated, detailed reference figures in every chapter. With low prices and package deals available with all Marshak texts, the Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology, Third Edition, is truly the best choice for your lab.
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Meet the Author
Allan Ludman is a Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, part of the City University of New York. He has devoted more than four decades to deciphering the evolution of the Northern Appalachians through field and laboratory studies in Maine and New Brunswick. He has taught introductory geology for 40 years and supervised the laboratories at Queens College for the past 35 years. Professor Ludman is also the director of GLOBE NY Metro, a K-12 science teacher development program in the New York area, created to promote hands-on, inquiry-based Earth Systems research for elementary and high-school level teachers and students.
Stephen Marshak is Professor of Geology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is also the Director of the School of Earth, Society, and Environment. He holds an AB from Cornell University, an MS from the University of Arizona, and a PhD from Columbia University. Steve’s research interests lie in structural geology and tectonics. This work has taken him into the field on multiple continents. He has also won his college’s and university’s highest teaching awards. In addition to research papers and Earth: Portrait of a Planet, Steve has authored Essentials of Geology; and has co-authored Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology; Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics; and Basic Methods of Structural Geology.