Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology

Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology

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Overview

Developed by three experts to coincide with geology lab kits, this laboratory manual provides a clear and cohesive introduction to the field of geology. Introductory Geology is designed to ease new students into the often complex topics of physical geology and the study of our planet and its makeup. This text introduces readers to the various uses of the scientific method in geological terms. Readers will encounter a comprehensive yet straightforward style and flow as they journey through this text. They will understand the various spheres of geology and begin to master geological outcomes which derive from a growing knowledge of the tools and subjects which this text covers in great detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940771366
Publisher: University of North Georgia
Publication date: 01/05/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 362
Sales rank: 512,279
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Physical Geology 1
Bradley Deline
Chapter 2: Earth's Interior 22
Randa Harris and Bradley Deline
Chapter 3: Topographic Maps 41
Karen Tefend and Bradley Deline
Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics 65
Bradley Deline
Chapter 5: Water 90
Randa Harris
Chapter 6: Climate Change 121
Bradley Deline
Chapter 7: Matter and Minerals 140
Randa Harris
Chapter 8: Igneous Rocks 177
Karen Tefend
Chapter 9: Volcanoes 205
Karen Tefend
Chapter 10: Sedimentary Rocks 227
Bradley Deline
Chapter 11: Metamorphic Rocks 261
Karen Tefend
Chapter 12: Crustal Deformation 286
Randa Harris and Bradley Deline
Chapter 13: Earthquakes 313
Randa Harris
Chapter 14: Physiographic Provinces 334
Bradley Deline

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