Foundations of Earth Science

Foundations of Earth Science : International Edition

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For introductory courses in Earth Science. The brief, paperback version of the best-selling Earth Science is designed for introductory courses in earth science. This highly visual, non- technical survey emphasizes broad, up-to-date coverage of basic topics and principles in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. The text's flexible design lends itself to the diversity of Earth science courses in both content and approach. As in previous editions, the main focus is to foster student understanding of basic earth science principles.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 480 pages
  • 214 x 273 x 15mm | 1,004g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0131293516
  • 9780131293519

Table of contents

Unit 1: Earth Materials 1. Minerals 2. Rocks Unit 2: Sculpturing EarthOs Surface 3. Landscapes Fashioned by Water 4. Glacial and Arid Landscapes Unit 3: EarthOs Internal Process 5. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Theory Unfolds 6. Restless Earth 7. Fires Within Unit 4: Deciphering EarthOs History 8. Geologic Time Unit 5: The Global Ocean 9. Oceans 10. The Restless Ocean Unit 6: The Atmosphere 11. Heating the Atmosphere 12. Clouds and Precipitation 13. The Atmosphere in Motion 14. Weather Patterns and Severe Weather Unit 7: EarthOs Place in the Universe 15. The Nature of the Solar System 16. Beyond the Solar Systemshow more

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