Physical Geology: WITH ARIS

Physical Geology: WITH ARIS

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"Physical Geology, Eleventh Edition", is the latest refinement of a classic introductory text that has helped countless students learn basic physical geology concepts for over 20 years. Students taking introductory physical geology to fulfill a science elective, as well as those contemplating a career in geology, will appreciate the accessible writing style and depth of coverage in "Physical Geology". Hundreds of carefully rendered illustrations and accompanying photographs correlate perfectly with the chapter descriptions to help readers quickly grasp new geologic concepts. Numerous chapter learning tools and a rich Online Learning Center website further assist students in their study of physical geology. For professors, McGraw-Hill offers a complete supplement package consisting of slides, transparencies, computerized testbank, PowerPoint lectures, and digital images of every single piece of artwork and photograph in the text. These valuable supplements will make teaching easier and assist in fully conveying important concepts to students.
McGraw-Hill is committed to adding considerable quality to each new edition of "Physical Geology" in the form of new and revised content, artwork, supplements, and media technology. Professors can adopt "Physical Geology, Eleventh Edition", with confidence and count on the authors and McGraw-Hill to help them most effectively teach introductory physical geology.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 638 pages
  • 228.09 x 254 x 22.1mm | 1,469.63g
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London, United States
  • International student edition
  • ill
  • 0071107894
  • 9780071107891

Table of contents

1 Introducing Geology, the Essentials of Plate Tectonics, and other Important Concepts 2 Atoms, Elements, and Minerals 3 Igneous Rocks, Intrusive Activity, and the Origin of Igneous Rocks 4 Volcanism and Extrusive Rocks 5 Weathering and Soil 6 Sediment and Sedimentary Rocks 7 Metamorphism, Metamorphic Rocks, and Hydrothermal Rocks 8 Time and Geology 9 Mass Wasting 10 Streams and Floods 11 Ground Water 12 Glaciers and Glaciation 13 Deserts and Wind Action 14 Waves, Beaches and Coasts 15 Geologic Structures 16 Earthquakes 17 Earth's Interior and Geophysical Properties 18 The Sea Floor 19 Plate Tectonics 20 Mountain Belts and the Continental Crust 21 Geologic Resources 22 The Earth's Companions
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