Earth and Geode 2 CD Package

Earth and Geode 2 CD Package

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For courses in Physical Geology. An all-new, groundbreaking media package brings to life the latest edition of the best-selling Earth by Ed Tarbuck and Fred Lutgens. A text-dedicated website, new GEODe II CD-ROM (included with every copy of the text!), and more provide complete, state-of-the-art multimedia support for both students and instructors. Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, Sixth Edition retains the hallmarks professors have come to expect from Tarbuck and Lutgens-a student-friendly writing style, carefully crafted illustrations by Dennis Tasa that are geologically accurate and visually appealing, and coverage of the most recent geologic events.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product
  • 208.28 x 274.32 x 27.94mm | 1,247.37g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0130282863
  • 9780130282866

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Geology. 2. Matter and Minerals. 3. Igneous Rocks. 4. Volcanic and Plutonic Activity. 5. Weathering and Soil. 6. Sedimentary Rocks. 7. Metamorphics Rocks. 8. Geologic Time. 9. Mass Wasting. 10. Running Water. 11. Groundwater. 12. Glaciers and Glaciation. 13. Deserts and Winds. 14. Shorelines. 15. Crustal Deformation. 16. Earthquakes. 17. Earth's Interior. 18. The Ocean Floor and Sea Floor Spreading. 19. Plate Tectonics. 20. Mountain Building and the Evolution of Continents. 21. Energy and Mineral Resources. 22. Planetary Geology. Appendix A: Metric and English Units Compared. Appendix B: Common Minerals of Earth's Crust. Appendix C: Topographic Maps. Appendix D: Landforms of the Conterminous United States. Glossary. Index.show more