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Book
xxiii, 579, [59] p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GES-171-01
Book
xxiii, 573 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GES-171-01
Book
xvii, 682 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 28 cm. + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
  • Building a planet-- minerals - building blocks of rocks-- rocks - records of geologic processes-- igneous rocks - solids from melts-- volcanism-- weathering and erosion-- sediments and sedimentary rocks-- metamorphic rocks-- the rock record and the geologic time scale-- folds, faults and other records of rock deformation-- mass wasting-- the hydrologic cycle and groundwater-- rivers - transport to the oceans-- winds and deserts-- glaciers - the work of ice-- landscape evolution-- the oceans-- earthquakes-- exploring Earth's interior-- plate tectonics - the unifying theory-- deformation of the continental crust-- Earth systems and cycles-- energy resources from the Earth-- mineral resources from the Earth.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780716728368 20160528
Written as an introductory text to physical geology, this edition has been updated and revised to include: a strongly environmental emphasis; a new chapter on Earth systems; and especially created line drawings, maps and photographs of landforms worldwide.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780716728368 20160528
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GES-171-01