ISBN-10:
1449659845
ISBN-13:
9781449659844
Pub. Date:
02/26/2014
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth

by Eric H. Christiansen, W. Kenneth Hamblin

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Overview

Dynamic Earth

PartPart 1 Earth Materials
ChapterChapter 1 Planet Earth
ChapterChapter 2 Geologic Systems
ChapterChapter 3 Minerals
ChapterChapter 4 Igneous Rocks
ChapterChapter 5 Sedimentary Rocks
ChapterChapter 6 Metamorphic Rocks
ChapterChapter 7 Deformed Rocks
ChapterChapter 8 Geologic Time
PartPart 2 Earth's Hydrologic System
ChapterChapter 9 The Climate System: Earth's Atmosphere and Oceans
ChapterChapter 10 Weathering
ChapterChapter 11 Slope Systems
ChapterChapter 12 River Systems
ChapterChapter 13 Groundwater Systems
ChapterChapter 14 Glacier Systems
ChapterChapter 15 Shoreline Systems
ChapterChapter 16 Eolian Systems
PartPart 3 Earth's Tectonic System
ChapterChapter 17 Plate Tectonics
ChapterChapter 18 Seismicity and Earth's Interior
ChapterChapter 19 Divergent Plate Boundaries
ChapterChapter 20 Transform Plate Boundaries
ChapterChapter 21 Convergent Plate Boundaries
ChapterChapter 22 Hotspots and Mantle Plumes
ChapterChapter 23 Tectonics and Landscapes
PartPart 4 Epilogue
ChapterChapter 24 Earth's Resources
ChapterChapter 25 Other Planets

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ISBN-13: 9781449659844
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 02/26/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 838
Sales rank: 291,572
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Professor of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University


(late of) Brigham Young University

Table of Contents


PartPart 1 Earth Materials
ChapterChapter 1 Planet Earth
ChapterChapter 2 Geologic Systems
ChapterChapter 3 Minerals
ChapterChapter 4 Igneous Rocks
ChapterChapter 5 Sedimentary Rocks
ChapterChapter 6 Metamorphic Rocks
ChapterChapter 7 Deformed Rocks
ChapterChapter 8 Geologic Time
PartPart 2 Earth's Hydrologic System
ChapterChapter 9 The Climate System: Earth's Atmosphere and Oceans
ChapterChapter 10 Weathering
ChapterChapter 11 Slope Systems
ChapterChapter 12 River Systems
ChapterChapter 13 Groundwater Systems
ChapterChapter 14 Glacier Systems
ChapterChapter 15 Shoreline Systems
ChapterChapter 16 Eolian Systems
PartPart 3 Earth's Tectonic System
ChapterChapter 17 Plate Tectonics
ChapterChapter 18 Seismicity and Earth's Interior
ChapterChapter 19 Divergent Plate Boundaries
ChapterChapter 20 Transform Plate Boundaries
ChapterChapter 21 Convergent Plate Boundaries
ChapterChapter 22 Hotspots and Mantle Plumes
ChapterChapter 23 Tectonics and Landscapes
PartPart 4 Epilogue
ChapterChapter 24 Earth's Resources
ChapterChapter 25 Other Planets

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