Essentials of Geology / Edition 4

Essentials of Geology / Edition 4

by Stephen Marshak
ISBN-10:
0393919390
ISBN-13:
2900393919393
Pub. Date:
11/02/2012
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

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Essentials of Geology / Edition 4

A substantial revision of an already successful text, the Third Edition of Essentials of Geology combines an accurate and engaging narrative with exceptional visual and pedagogical elements.
It is supported by a complete learning and teaching package. Innovative media, such as Geotours—which take students on virtual field trips using Google Earth™—make it possible for instructors to bring real-world geology to life in the classroom.

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ISBN-13: 2900393919393
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 11/02/2012
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 648
Product dimensions: 10.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Stephen Marshak is a Professor Emeritus of Geology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he taught for 35 years. During this time, he also served as Head of the Department of Geology and as Director of the School of Earth, Society, & Environment. Steve holds an A.B. from Cornell University, an M.S. from the University of Arizona, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University all in geology. His research interests in structural geology and tectonics have taken him in the field on several continents. Steve, a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, has won the highest teaching awards at both the college and campus levels at the University of Illinois, and has also received a Neil Miner Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers for “exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the Earth Sciences.” In addition to research papers and Earth: Portrait of a Planet, Essentials of Geology, Earth Science, and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology, he has co-authored Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics, and Basic Methods of Structural Geology.

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