Summary: The Earth Science books currently available all provide a good survey of the major disciplines within Earth Science but are out-of-step with today's needs. Skinner and Strahler focus on visual learning, integrating NGS images, maps, and video. Illustrated timelines show how concepts fit together and develop over time. Key photos are accompanied by a line drawing that highlights the concept or phenomenon that would stand out to an Earth scientist. Throughout the book, ...show more large, two-page maps are used as figures in conjunction with the text discussion. Aspiring Earth scientists will be able to quickly learn difficult concepts with this innovative, visual approach. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 09
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