9780139741227

Earth : An Introduction to Physical Geology

  • ISBN 13:

    9780139741227

  • ISBN 10:

    0139741224

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/1999
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

To understand timely issues such as natural disasters and environmental challenges-and to evaluate solutions to related problems-the average citizen needs a basic awareness of the scientific principles that influence our planet. This trusted book makes an often-complex subject accessible to readers with a strong focus on readability and illustrations. Offers a meaningful, non-technical survey that is informative and up to date for learning basic principles and concepts. Includes a revised and expanded GEODe Earth CD-ROM. Updates and revises art and illustrations to include dozens of new high-quality, photographs carefully selected to aid understanding and add realism. Provides a wealth of new special-interest boxes, including "Earth as a System," "People and the Environment," and "Understanding Earth." A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about Earth's geology.

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