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Essentials of Geology -With CD

Essentials of Geology -With CD - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0136003762

ISBN13: 978-0136003762
ISBN10: 0136003761
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $120.00

Essentials of Geology -With CD - 10TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0136003762

Frederick Lutgens

ISBN13: 978-0136003762
ISBN10: 0136003761
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No
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

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