Essentials of Geology
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|Author||: Stephen Marshak|
|Editor||: W W Norton & Company Incorporated|
It is supported by a complete learning and teaching package. Innovative media, such as Geotours—which take students on virtual field trips using Google Earth™—make it possible for instructors to bring real-world geology to life in the classroom.
|Author||: Stephen Marshak,M. Scott Wilkerson,M. Beth Wilkerson|
|Editor||: W. W. Norton|
A substantial revision of an already successful text, the Third Edition of Essentials of Geology combines an accurate and engaging narrative with exceptional visual and pedagogical elements. The optional, free package item includes the two-page guide from the text and a worksheet for each chapter's Google Earth™ Geotour.
|Author||: Frederick K. Lutgens,Edward J. Tarbuck,Dennis G. Tasa|
|Editor||: Prentice Hall|
SmartFigures and Mobile Field Trip icons contain QR codes to scan with smart phones to explore online learning materials.
|Author||: Frederick K. Lutgens,Edward Tarbuck,Dennis Tasa|
For introductory physical geology courses. Using Dynamic Media to Bring Geology to Life From the renowned Lutgens/Tarbuck/Tasa team, the 13th Edition of Essentials of Geology continues to elevate the text's readability, illustrations, and focus on basic principles. This revision incorporates a structured learning path and reliable, consistent framework for mastering the chapter concepts. With a fully integrated mobile media program that includes new Mobile Field Trip and Project Condor quadcopter videos as well as new animations and videos, this edition provides a unique, interactive, and engaging learning experience for readers. Also Available with MasteringGeology(tm) MasteringGeology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringGeology does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringGeology, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringGeology, search for: 0134663772 / 9780134663777 Essentials of Geology Plus MasteringGeology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134446623 / 9780134446622 Essentials of Geology 0134609042 / 9780134609041 MasteringGeology with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Essentials of Geology
|Author||: Stanley Chernicoff,Haydn A. Fox|
|Editor||: Houghton Mifflin College Division|
A condensed version of Geology, 3e, this textbook provides succinct, focused explanations of key points-ideal for those who require a basic introduction to the field. As in the past, the Third Edition successfully engages students by concentrating on dynamic geologic processes rather than on rote memorisation of key terms. Three themes (plate tectonics, environmental geology and natural resources, and planetary geology) appear repeatedly throughout the text to highlight the connections between core concepts. Highlights of this third edition include: - New! Text design is more visually appealing, and more effective in communicating core concepts of geology to students - New! Geology at a Glance features use flow charts, figures and photos to visually summarise difficult concepts in a succinct manner, recognising that many students are visual learners - New! Coverage of Earth Systems is integrated throughout the text - New! Highlights Boxes, which link applications of the geology being studied to situations that are recognisable to students, are now categorised as Environmental, Earth System Science, or Application/Everyday Interest and have been substantially revised - New!Chapter Summaries are shorter than in previous editions allowing a quicker review - New! Superior technology package offers both students and instructors a multitude of resources to facilitate learning and teaching
|Author||: Gary Prost,Benjamin Prost|
|Editor||: CRC Press|
This practical guidebook provides a basic grounding in the principles of geology and explains how to apply them. Using this book, readers will be able to figure out whether they are standing on an ancient seafloor, coal swamp, or sand dune. They will be able to determine the geologic hazards in their neighborhood, where to look for fossils and minerals, or where best to drill a water well. In plain English, The Geology Companion sheds light on the processes that shape the earth and how geology affects people in their daily lives.
|Author||: Olle Selinus,Robert B. Finkelman,Jose A. Centeno|
|Editor||: Springer Science & Business Media|
Medical Geology is a rapidly growing field concerned with the relationship between natural geological factors and human and animal health, as well as with improving our understanding of the influence of environmental factors on the geographical distribution of health problems. This book brings together the work of geoscientists and medical/public health researchers, which addresses health problems caused, or exacerbated by geological materials (rocks, minerals, atmospheric dust and water) and processes (including volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. Among the environmental health problems discussed in this book are: exposure to toxic levels of trace essential and non-essential elements such as arsenic and mercury; trace element deficiencies; exposure to natural dusts and to radioactivity; naturally occurring organic compounds in drinking water; volcanic emissions, etc. The text also deals with the many health benefits of geologic materials and processes. This wide-ranging volume covers issues in medical geology all over the world with each author covering their respective region. It provides examples from different continents as well as a state-of-the-art review of the latest developments in the discipline. The authors are all recognized geoscientific and medical experts working in the field. The book is written for a wide variety of specialists from geologists, geochemists, pathologists and medical doctors to veterinarians and biologists.
|Author||: S. M. Gandhi,B. C. Sarkar|
Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation offers a thorough overview of methods used in mineral exploration campaigns, evaluation, reporting and economic assessment processes. Fully illustrated to cover the state-of-the-art exploration techniques and evaluation of mineral assets being practiced globally, this up-to-date reference offers balanced coverage of the latest knowledge and current global trends in successful mineral exploration and evaluation. From mineral deposits, to remote sensing, to sampling and analysis, Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation offers an extensive look at this rapidly changing field. Covers the complete spectrum of all aspects of ore deposits and mining them, providing a "one-stop shop" for experts and students Presents the most up-to-date information on developments and methods in all areas of mineral exploration Includes chapters on application of GIS, statistics, and geostatistics in mineral exploration and evaluation Includes case studies to enhance practical application of concepts
|Author||: Steven Earle|
"Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada. The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and elsewhere"--BCcampus website.
|Author||: M. Scott Wilkerson,M. Beth Wilkerson,Stephen Marshak|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
This new stand-alone edition of Geotours Workbook contains nineteen active-learning tours that take students on virtual field trips to see outstanding examples of geology around the world.
|Author||: B.J. Alloway,D.C. Ayres|
This book provides a scientific approach and comprehensive introduction to the subject of environmental pollution and is written in a manner which should be accessible to chemists, environmental scientists, geologists and geographers. The coverage is pollutant-centred and this serves to focus attention on the essential chemical aspects of each topic. Particular attention is paid to the transport of pollutants in the environment. The sources, chemical properties and reactions of pollutants in soils, air and water are all discussed, along with their associated toxicological effects and methods of monitoring, analysis and disposal. Readers of the book should obtain an understanding of the scientific principles of this field at a chemical level and should be able to approach the contentious issues surrounding this subject in a rational way. The book is intended for chemists, environmental scientists, geologists and geographers. 9780751400137.
|Author||: B. Ronald Frost,Carol D. Frost|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
A concise introduction to the mineralogy and petrology of igneous and metamorphic rocks for all Earth Science students.
Essentials of Geology 6e with Media Access Registration Card Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology 4e
|Author||: Stephen Marshak,Allan Ludman|
|Author||: Reed Wicander,James Stewart Monroe|
|Editor||: Brooks Cole|
This geology text discusses the human aspects of geology (in addition to plate tectonics and the earth's structure) through references to geology-related art and literature and chapter-opening prologues. Economic and environmental aspects of geology are discussed throughout the text to highlight the relevant, interesting applications of geology. Three chapters on historical geology are included.
|Author||: Lisa Tauxe|
|Editor||: Univ of California Press|
"This book by Lisa Tauxe and others is a marvelous tool for education and research in Paleomagnetism. Many students in the U.S. and around the world will welcome this publication, which was previously only available via the Internet. Professor Tauxe has performed a service for teaching and research that is utterly unique."—Neil D. Opdyke, University of Florida
|Author||: John Ridley|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
Mapping closely to how ore deposit geology is now taught, this textbook systematically describes and illustrates the major ore deposit types, linking this to their settings in the crust and the geological factors behind their formation. Written for advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a basic background in the geosciences, it provides a balance of practical information and coverage of the relevant geological sciences, including petrological, geochemical, hydrological and tectonic processes. Important theory is summarized without unnecessary detail and integrated with students' learning in other topics, including magmatic processes and sedimentary geology, enabling students to make links across the geosciences. Students are supported by further reading, a comprehensive glossary, and problems and review questions that test the application of theoretical approaches and encourage students to use what they have learnt. A website includes visual resources and combines with the book to provide students and instructors with a complete learning package.