Essen Geology Learng Sys Ed+Cc

Essen Geology Learng Sys Ed+Cc

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BASIC APPROACH For non-majors physical geology courses. Prentice Hall's Learning System Series Developed for one-semester general education courses, the Prentice Hall's Learning System Series—a series of lower cost, shorter texts with closely connected web applications—provides an alternative to traditional texts. Flexible, streamlined, and efficient, each element in the System Edition is designed to maximize the advantages of its medium and correlate to students' course activity.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 227 x 307 x 41mm | 1,715g
  • Prentice Hall (Higher Education Division, Pearson Education)
  • Prentice Hall
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 7th
  • 0130355070
  • 9780130355072

Table of contents

 1. An Introduction to Geology.  2. Minerals: Building Blocks of Rocks.  3. Igneous Rocks.  4. Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity.  5. Weathering and Soil.  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. The Ocean Floor. 15. Earthquakes and Earth's Interior. 16. Plate Tectonics. 17. Mountain Building. 18. Geologic Time. 19. Earth History: A Brief Summary.show more