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Applications and Investment in Earth Science

Applications and Investment in Earth Science - 4th edition

Applications and Investment in Earth Science - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780130460950

ISBN10: 0130460958

Applications and Investment in Earth Science by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens and Kenneth G. Pinzke - ISBN 9780130460950
Edition: 4TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No
Applications and Investment in Earth Science by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens and Kenneth G. Pinzke - ISBN 9780130460950

ISBN13: 9780130460950

ISBN10: 0130460958

Author Bio

Tarbuck, Edward J. : Illinois Central College

Lutgens, Frederick K. : Illinois Central College

Pinzke, Kenneth G. : Southwestern Illinois College

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. GEOLOGY.

1. The Study of Minerals.
2. Common Rocks.
3. Introduction to Aerial Photographs and Topographic Maps.
4. Shaping Earth's Surface - Running Water and Groundwater.
5. Shaping Earth's Surface - Arid and Glacial Landscapes.
6. Determining Geologic Ages.
7. Geologic Maps and Structures.
8. Earthquakes and Earth's Interior.

II. OCEANOGRAPHY.

9. Introduction to Oceanography.
10. The Dynamic Ocean Floor.
11. Waves, Currents, and Tides.

III. METEOROLOGY.

12. Earth-Sun Relations.
13. Atmospheric Heating.
14. Atmospheric Moisture, Pressure, and Wind.
15. Air Masses, the Middle-Latitude Cyclone, and Weather Maps.
16. Global Climates and the Human Impact.

IV. ASTRONOMY.

17. Astronomical Observations.
18. Patterns in the Solar System.
19. Planet Positions.
20. The Moon and Sun.

V. EARTH SCIENCE SKILLS.

21. Location and Distance on Earth.
22. The Metric System, Measurements, and Scientific Inquiry.

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