Applications and Investigations in Earth Science, 9th edition

  • Edward J. Tarbuck, 
  • Frederick K Lutgens, 
  • Dennis G. Tasa

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Applications and Investigations in Earth Science explores Earth’s systems with hands-on exercises that reinforce topics in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780135213179

Subject: Geology & Earth Science

Category: Earth Science

Table of contents


Exercise 1 The Study of Minerals
Exercise 2 Rocks and the Rock Cycle
Exercise 3 Plate Tectonics
Exercise 4 Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Exercise 5 Volcanism and Volcanic Hazards
Exercise 6 Geologic Maps, Block Diagrams, and Rock Structures
Exercise 7 Aerial Photographs, Satellite Images, and Topographic Maps
Exercise 8 Shaping Earth's Surface: Running Water and Groundwater
Exercise 9 Shaping Earth's Surface: Arid and Glacial Landscapes
Exercise 10 Geologic Time


Exercise 11 Introduction to Oceanography
Exercise 12 Waves, Currents, and Tides


Exercise 13 Earth-Sun Relationships
Exercise 14 Heating the Atmosphere
Exercise 15 Atmospheric Moisture, Prressure, and Wind
Exercise 16 Air Masses, Midlatitude Cyclones, and Weather Maps
Exercise 17 Global Climates


Exercise 18 Astronomical Observations
Exercise 19 Patterns in the Solar System
Exercise 20 Locating the Planets
Exercise 21 Exercise Amining the Terrestrial Planets
Exercise 22 Motions of the Earth-Moon System


Exercise 23 Location and Distance on Earth
Exercise 24 The Metric System, Measurements, and Scientific Inquiry

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