Foundations of Earth Science, 8th edition
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Foundations of Earth Science brings geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology to life, with a brief, highly visual, and non-technical survey of our physical environment.
Published by Pearson (December 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2017
Subject: Geology & Earth Science
Category: Earth Science
Table of contents
Introduction to Earth Science
Unit I: EARTH MATERIALS
1. Matter and Minerals
2. Rocks: Materials of the Solid Earth
Unit II: SCULPTURING EARTH'S SURFACE
3. Landscapes Fashioned by Water
4. Glacial and Arid Landscapes
Unit III: FORCES WITHIN
5. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds
6. Restless Earth: Earthquakes and Mountain Building
7. Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity
Unit IV: DECIPHERING EARTH'S HISTORY
8. Geologic Time
Unit V: THE GLOBAL OCEAN
9. Oceans: The Last Frontier
10. The Restless Ocean
Unit VI: EARTH'S DYNAMIC ATMOSPHERE
11. Heating the Atmosphere
12. Moisture, Clouds, and Precipitation
13. The Atmosphere in Motion
14. Weather Patterns and Severe Weather
Unit VII: EARTH'S PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE
15. The Nature of the Solar System
16. Beyond the Solar System
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