Essentials of Geology

Author: Stephen Marshak

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393601107

Category: Science

Page: 720

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Stephen Marshak's bestselling text and media make geology easy for students to understand.

Essentials of Geology

Author: Reed Wicander,James Monroe

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 049501365X

Category: Science

Page: 480

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ESSENTIALS OF GEOLOGY, Fourth Edition is a shorter version of the authors' PHYSICAL GEOLOGY: EXPLORING THE EARTH, Fifth Edition text. In the same tradition, the authors present the content and material in a clear, consistent voice, focusing on plate tectonics in the first two chapters and offering more material on earth history than other texts in the market. The authors also draw the student into physical geology by providing engaging examples, as can be seen in the Cultural Connection boxes, a new pedagogical feature in this edition. Chapter opener objectives are now numbered so that students can easily recognize the crucial points of the chapter while reading and then they are numbered again in the chapter summary, for review. The Fourth Edition has numerous new photos that will be of interest to faculty and students alike and offers a new online student tutorial called GeologyNow. GeologyNow is the first assessment-centered student tutorial technology developed for the Geology market. The seamless integration of GeologyNow with chapter concepts emphasizes the connections between the content and students' own lives, through visual 3-D animations and chapter quizzes, in order to develop a greater appreciation for physical geology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of geology

Author: Frederick K. Lutgens,Edward J. Tarbuck

Publisher: Macmillan Coll Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 450

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Building on the tremendous reception to its parent book, Earth 6/e, the same groundbreaking media package is now integrated into this brief version of the best-selling introductory physical geology book. The GEODe II CD-ROM (included with every copy of the book), a text-dedicated web site, and mroe, provide complete, state-of-the-art multimedia support for both students and instructors. This book retains the hallmarks professors have come to expect from Tarbuck and Lutgens--student friendly writing style, carefully crafted illustrations by Dennis Tasa that are both geologically accurate and visually appealing, and updated coverage of the most recent geolgic events. For Geologists and Geology instructors.

Essentials of Geology, Global Edition

Author: Frederick K. Lutgens,Edward J. Tarbuck,Dennis Tasa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292057187

Category: Geology

Page: 592

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For Introductory Physical Geology Courses From the renowned Lutgens/Tarbuck/Tasa team, the Twelfth Edition of Essentials of Geology continues to elevate its readability, art program, focus on basic principles and instructor flexibility. This revision incorporates what has historically made the text a best seller with a new active learning approach throughout each chapter, which offers students a structured learning path and provides a reliable, consistent framework for mastering the chapter concepts. It also includes new additions to its learning path, mobile field trips, and visual program. This edition can be supported by (optional) MasteringGeology(TM)-used by over 1.5 million science students, the Mastering platform is the most effective and widely used online tutorial, homework, and assessment system for the sciences. This program will provide an interactive and engaging learning experience for your students.Here's how: *Personalize learning with MasteringGeology: MasteringGeology provides students with engaging and interactive experiences that coach them through introductory physical geography with specific wrong-answer feedback, hints, and a wide variety of educationally effective content. *Teach with an active learning path that emphasizes learning objectives, tie questions back to objectives, ask students to analyze, synthesize, and critically think about core concepts, and break down chapter content. *Engage students with an art program that supports a structured learning path with its bold-magazine like design. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; My_Lab/Mastering does not come packaged with this content. My_Lab/Mastering is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Essentials of Geology

Author: James Stewart Monroe,Reed Wicander

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 528

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Wicander/Monroe's ESSENTIALS OF GEOLOGY, 3rd Edition continues the authors' tradition of presenting the basic principles and processes of geology in a clear, interesting, and concise narrative. It focuses on how geology relates to the human experience through frequent use of real-life examples and applications. Lively writing and the use of analogies draw students into the material, while a completely integrated pedagogical structure enhances students' comprehension of the important and difficult concepts. Throughout, the text emphasizes the connections between the content and students' lives.

Essentials of Physical Geology

Author: Reed Wicander,James S. Monroe

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133008720

Category: Science

Page: 528

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ESSENTIALS OF GEOLOGY, Fifth Edition, is a shorter, less is more version of Monroe and Wicander's PHYSICAL GEOLOGY text. In the same tradition, the authors present the material in a clear, consistent voice, appropriately focusing on the core concepts of physical geology, with an emphasis on plate tectonics and the dynamic nature of Earth. The engaging examples and images throughout the text enhance students' understanding and appreciation of physical geology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Medical Geology

Revised Edition

Author: Olle Selinus

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400743750

Category: Science

Page: 805

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Essentials of Medical Geology reviews the essential concepts and practical tools required to tackle environmental and public health problems. It is organized into four main sections. The first section deals with the fundamentals of environmental biology, the natural and anthropogenic sources of health elements that impact health and illustrate key biogeochemical transformations. The second section looks at the geological processes influencing human exposure to specific elements, such as radon, arsenic, fluorine, selenium and iodine. The third section presents the concepts and techniques of pathology, toxicology and epidemiology that underpin investigations into the human health effects of exposure to naturally occurring elements. The last section provides a toolbox of analytical approaches to environmental research and medical geology investigations. Essentials of Medical Geology was first published in 2005 and has since won three prestigious rewards. The book has been recognized as a key book in both medical and geology fields and is widely used as textbook and reference book in these fields. For this revised edition, editors and authors have updated the content that evolved a lot during 2005 and added two new chapters, on public health, and agriculture and health. This updated volume can now continue to be used as a textbook and reference book for all who are interested in this important topic and its impacts the health and wellbeing of many millions of people all over the world. · Addresses key topics at the intersection of environmental science and human health · Developed by 60 international experts from 20 countries and edited by professionals from the International Medical Geology Association (IMGA) · Written in non-technical language for a broad spectrum of readers, ranging from students and professional researchers to policymakers and the general public · Includes color illustrations throughout, references for further investigation and other aids to the reader

In the Heart of the Desert

The Story of an Exploration Geologist and the Search for Oil in the Middle East

Author: Michael Quentin Morton

Publisher: Green Mountain Press

ISBN: 095522120X

Category: Arabia, Southern

Page: 266

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The Geology Companion

Essentials for Understanding the Earth

Author: Gary Prost,Benjamin Prost

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351648969

Category: Science

Page: 468

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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.