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Dynamic Earth : An Introduction to Physical Geology - With CD

Dynamic Earth : An Introduction to Physical Geology - With CD - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0471152286

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ISBN13: 978-0471152286
ISBN10: 0471152285
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 04
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Dynamic Earth : An Introduction to Physical Geology - With CD - 5TH 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471152286

Brian J. Skinner and Stephen C. Porter

ISBN13: 978-0471152286
ISBN10: 0471152285
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 04
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

With authoritative and detailed coverage, Skinner and Porter address all key areas of physical geology, as well as recent events that have shaped our world. The new edition is updated to address the latest in geoscientific research, theory, and knowledge.

Table of Contents

1. Meet Planet Earth!
2. Global Tectonics: Our Dynamic Planet
3. Atoms, Elements, Minerals
4. Igneous Rocks: Products of Earth s Internal Fire
5. Magmas and Volcanoes
6. Weathering and Soils
7. Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Archives of Earth History
8. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks: New Rocks from Old
9. How Rock Bends, Buckles, and Breaks
10. Earthquakes and Earth s Interior
11. Geologic Time and the Rock Record
12. The Changing Face of the Land.
13. Mass Wasting
14. Streams and Drainage Systems
15. Groundwater
16. Glaciers and Glaciation
17. Atmosphere, Winds, and Deserts
18. The Oceans and Their Margins
19. Climate and our Changing Planet
20. The Earth Through Time
21. Resources of Minerals and Energy