Summary: The Changing Earth, a leader in the Introductory Geology course, is the only text specifically written for the combined physical and historical geology course. The Fourth Edition's content is based on the best-selling texts Physical Geology: Exploring The Earth and Historical Geology: Evolution Of Earth And Life Through Time, both written by James Monroe and Reed Wicander. Briefer than the previous edition and maintaining a consistent and clear writing style througho ...show moreut, the text provides a balanced coverage of physical and historical geology with engaging, real-life examples that draw students into the material. Examples in the Fourth Edition include new two-page art spreads, new paleogeographic maps, and "Geology in Unexpected Places"--a favorite feature from Physical Geology: Exploring The Earth, Fifth Edition. Known for its competitive and robust ancillary package, the Fourth Edition now features GeologyNow, the first assessment-centered student tutorial technology developed for the Geology market. The seamless integration of GeologyNow with chapter concepts emphasizes the connections between the content and students' own lives, through visual 3-D animations and chapter quizzes, helping students develop a greater appreciation for geology. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 4TH 06
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