Foundations of Earth Science

Dennis Tasa , Frederick K. Lutgens , Edward J. Tarbuck

Editura: Pearson
This brief, paperback version of the best-sellingEarth Science by Lutgens and Tarbuck is designed for introductory courses in Earth science. It's a highly visual, non-technical survey with broad, up-to-date coverage of basic topics and principles in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. As in previous editions, the main focus is to increase your understanding of basic Earth science principles.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Introduction to Earth Science

    Unit I     EARTH MATERIALS
    Chapter 1: Minerals: Building Blocks of Rocks
    Chapter 2: Rocks: Materials of the Solid Earth

    Unit II     SCULPTURING EARTH'S SURFACE
    Chapter 3: Landscapes Fashioned by Water
    Chapter 4: Glacial and Arid Landscapes

    Unit III     FORCES WITHIN
    Chapter 5: Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Theory Unfolds
    Chapter 6: Restless Earth: Earthquakes, Geologic Structures, and Mountain Building
    Chapter 7: Fires Within: Igneous Activity

    Unit IV     DECIPHERING EARTH'S HISTORY
    Chapter 8: Geologic Time

    Unit V     THE GLOBAL OCEAN
    Chapter 9: Oceans: The Last Frontier
    Chapter 10: The Restless Ocean

    Unit VI     EARTH'S DYNAMIC ATMOSPHERE
    Chapter 11: Heating the Atmosphere
    Chapter 12: Moisture, Clouds, and Precipitation
    Chapter 13: The Atmosphere in Motion
    Chapter 14: Weather Pa
  • Data Publicarii : 2011
  • Editie : 6
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 528
  • ISBN : 9780321714411
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