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Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, 13th edition

  • Edward J. Tarbuck
  • Frederick K Lutgens
  • Dennis G. Tasa
  • Scott Linneman

Published by Pearson (January 2nd 2019) - Copyright © 2020

13th edition

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Bringing Earth to life

Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, 13th Edition, is a leading text in the field, characterized by no-nonsense, student-friendly writing, excellent illustrations, and a modular learning path driven by learning objectives. The new editionis the first to integrate 3D technology that brings geology to life. This edition features significant content updates, a new Geology in the News feature to promote student engagement, and a new Data Analysis  feature to help develop students’ critical thinking skills.

 

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Table of contents

  1. An Introduction to Geology
  2. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds
  3. Matter and Minerals
  4. Igneous Rocks and Intrusive Activity
  5. Volcanoes and Volcanic Hazards
  6. Weathering and Soils
  7. Sedimentary Rocks
  8. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
  9. Geologic Time
  10. Crustal Deformation
  11. Earthquakes and Earthquake Hazards
  12. Earth’s Interior
  13. Origin and Evolution of the Ocean Floor
  14. Mountain Building
  15. Mass Movement: The Work of Gravity
  16. Running Water
  17. Groundwater
  18. Glaciers and Glaciation
  19. Deserts and Winds
  20. Shorelines
  21. Global Climate Change
  22. Earth’s Evolution Through Geologic Time
  23. Energy and Mineral Resources
  24. Touring Our Solar System

Appendix: Metric and English Units Compared

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