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Applications and Investment in Earth Science

Applications and Investment in Earth Science - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0130460950

Cover of Applications and Investment in Earth Science 4TH 03 (ISBN 978-0130460950)
ISBN13: 978-0130460950
ISBN10: 0130460958
Edition: 4TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
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Applications and Investment in Earth Science - 4TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130460950

Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens and Kenneth G. Pinzke

ISBN13: 978-0130460950
ISBN10: 0130460958
Edition: 4TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No

Author Bio

Tarbuck, Edward J. : Illinois Central College

Lutgens, Frederick K. : Illinois Central College

Pinzke, Kenneth G. : Southwestern Illinois College

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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