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Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology / Edition 11

Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology / Edition 11

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ISBN-13: 9780134446608
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/13/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 41,872
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. Vincent Cronin teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in structural geology, as well as an introductory course in physical geology at Baylor University. Cronin's research includes identification of potentially active faults, structural lineament analyses, plate kinematics, earthquake relocation analyses, and work on applied professional and scientific ethics in the geosciences. At Baylor, he is working primarily on the recognition and characterization of active faults.

Table of Contents

Laboratory 1: Filling Your Geoscience Toolbox

Laboratory 2: Plate Tectonics
Laboratory 3: Mineral Properties, Identification, and Uses
Laboratory 4: Rock-Forming Processes and the Rock Cycle
Laboratory 5: Igneous Rocks and Processes
Laboratory 6: Sedimentary Processes, Rocks, and Environments
Laboratory 7: Metamorphic Rocks, Processes, and Resources
Laboratory 8: Dating of Rocks, Fossils, and Geologic Events
Laboratory 9: Topographic Maps
Laboratory 10: Geologic Structures, Maps, and Block Diagrams
Laboratory 11: Stream Processes, Geomorphology, and Hazards
Laboratory 12: Groundwater Processes, Resources, and Risks
Laboratory 13: Glaciers and the Dynamic Cryosphere
Laboratory 14: Desert Landforms, Hazards, and Risks
Laboratory 15: Coastal Processes, Landforms, Hazards, and Risks
Laboratory 16: Earthquake Hazards and Human Risks

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