Visualizing geology / Barbara W. Murck, Brian J. Skinner.

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Edition:3rd ed.
Published: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2012.
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Format: Book
Table of Contents:
  • Earth as a planet
  • Earth materials
  • How old is old? The rock record and geologic time
  • Plate tectonics
  • Earthquakes and earth's interior
  • Volcanoes and igneous rocks
  • Weathering and erosion
  • From sediment to sedimentary rock
  • Folds, faults, and geological maps
  • Metamorphism : new rock from old
  • Water on and under the ground
  • The ocean and the atmosphere
  • Climatic extremes : deserts and glaciers
  • Earth's climates : past, present, future
  • A brief history of life on earth
  • Understanding Earth's resources.