MasteringGeology#8482;, Student Access Code Card for Earth Science / Edition 10

MasteringGeology#8482;, Student Access Code Card for Earth Science / Edition 10

by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G Tasa
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321663047

ISBN-13: 9780321663047

Pub. Date: 01/18/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall


With its strong focus on readability and illustrations, this trusted best seller makes an often-complex subject more accessible for readers like you. It offers a meaningful, non-technical survey that is informative and up-to-date for learning basic principles and concepts. For the Tenth Edition, the text’s design and figures have been updated, and the

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With its strong focus on readability and illustrations, this trusted best seller makes an often-complex subject more accessible for readers like you. It offers a meaningful, non-technical survey that is informative and up-to-date for learning basic principles and concepts. For the Tenth Edition, the text’s design and figures have been updated, and the chapter on climate change has been revised significantly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321663047
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/18/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
744
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Geology
2. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds
3. Matter and Minerals
4. Magma, Igneous Rocks, and Intrusive Activity
5. Volcanoes and Volcanic Hazards
6. Weathering and Soil
7. Sedimentary Rocks
8. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
9. Geologic Time
10. Crustal Deformation
11. Earthquakes and Earthquake Hazards
12. Earth’s Interior
13. Divergent Boundaries: Origin and Evolution of the Ocean Floor
14. Convergent Boundaries: Origin of Mountains
15. Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity
16. Running Water
17. Groundwater
18. Glaciers and Glaciation
19. Deserts and Winds
20. Shorelines
21. Global Climate Change
22. Earth’s Evolution through Geologic Time
23. Energy and Mineral Resources
24. Planetary Geology

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