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Environmental Geoscience

Environmental Geoscience - 95 edition

Environmental Geoscience - 95 edition

ISBN13: 9780030988660

ISBN10: 0030988667

Environmental Geoscience by Jonathan Turk and Graham R. Thompson - ISBN 9780030988660
Edition: 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Saunders College Division
Published: 1995
International: No
Environmental Geoscience by Jonathan Turk and Graham R. Thompson - ISBN 9780030988660

ISBN13: 9780030988660

ISBN10: 0030988667

Summary

The text is an introductory examination of environmental geology that explores the interaction of humans with the Earth. Environmental Geoscience explains geologic processes as a background for understanding the environmental consequences of geologic change. Numerous case studies show how geologic events affect human life.

Author Bio

Thompson, Graham R. : The University of Montana

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Unit 1: The Earth and Its Materials

1. The Earth: Our Home
2. The Earth in Time
3. Earth Materials

Unit 2: Internal Processes

4. Plate Tectonics
5. Earthquakes
6. Volcanoes

Unit 3: Surface Processes

7. Soil
8. Mass Wasting
9. Fresh Water: Streams, Groundwater
10. Human Use of Water
11. Waste Disposal - Fresh Water Pollution: Lakes & Wetlands
12. Coastlines and Coastal Pollution
13. Glaciers - Ice Ages
14. Deserts - Desertification

Unit 4: Mineral and Energy Resources

15. Mineral Resources & Mining
16. Fossil and Uranium Fuels

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