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Essentials of Geology -With CD

Essentials of Geology -With CD - 10th edition

Essentials of Geology -With CD - 10th edition

ISBN13: 9780136003762

ISBN10: 0136003761

Essentials of Geology -With CD by Frederick Lutgens - ISBN 9780136003762
Edition: 10TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Essentials of Geology -With CD by Frederick Lutgens - ISBN 9780136003762

ISBN13: 9780136003762

ISBN10: 0136003761

Edition: 10TH 09

Summary

This tenth edition ofEssentials of Geologyoffers completely updated material and an extensively revised design, yet retains the hallmarks instructors have come to expect from Lutgens and Tarbuck - a student-friendly writing style, outstanding illustrations by Dennis Tasa that are both geologically accurate and visually appealing, and updated coverage of the most recent geologic events.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

1 An Introduction to Geology

2 Minerals: Building Blocks of Rocks

3 Igneous Rocks

4 Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity

5 Weathering and Soils

6 Sedimentary Rocks

7 Metamorphic Rocks

8 Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity

9 Running Water

10 Groundwater

11 Glaciers and Glaciation

12 Deserts and Wind

13 Shorelines

14 Earthquakes and Earthrsquo;s Interior

15 Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Theory Unfolds

16 Origin and Evolution of the Ocean Floor

17 Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building

18 Geologic Time

19 Earthrsquo;s Evolution through Geologic Time
Appendix A Metric and English Units Compared
Appendix B Topographic Maps
Appendix C Landforms of the Conterminous United States
Glossary
Index

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