Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology, 11th edition

  • AGI American Geological Institute
  • NAGT National Association of Geoscience Teachers
  • Vincent Cronin
  • Dennis G. Tasa

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This user-friendly, best-selling lab manual examines the basic processes of geology and their applications to everyday life. Featuring contributions from over 170 highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, along with an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa, Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology, Tenth Edition offers an inquiry and activities-based approach that builds skills and gives students a more complete learning experience in the lab. The text is available with MasteringGeology; the Mastering platform is the most effective and widely used online tutorial, homework, and assessment system for the sciences.

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Table of contents

Laboratory 1: Thinking Like a Geologist

Laboratory 2: Plate Tectonics and the Origin or Magma

Laboratory 3: Mineral Properties, Uses, and Identification

Laboratory 4: Exploring Rocks and a Rock Cycle Model

Laboratory 5: Igneous Rocks and Volcanic Hazards

Laboratory 6: Sedimentary Rocks, Processes, and Environments

Laboratory 7: Metamorphic Rocks, Processes, and Resources

Laboratory 8: Dating of Rocks, Fossils, and Geologic Events

Laboratory 9: Topographic Maps and Aerial Photographs

Laboratory 10: Geologic Structures, Maps, and Block Diagrams

Laboratory 11: Stream Processes, Landscapes, Mass Wastage, and Flood Hazards

Laboratory 12: Groundwater Processes, Resources, and Risks

Laboratory 13: Glacial Processes, Landforms, and Indicators of Climate Change

Laboratory 14: Dryland Landforms, Hazards, and Risks

Laboratory 15: Coastal Processes, Landforms, Hazards, and Risks

Laboratory 16: Earthquake Hazards and Human Risks

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