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The Field Guide to Geology, New Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: David Lambert and The Diagram Group
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  • ISBN-10: 1438130058
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3005-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $42.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 12/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 551
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 304

Summary

Praise for the previous editions:
"An innovative, clearly descriptive, and enjoyable introductory earth science book. Highly recommended..."—American Reference Books Annual

Written by a team of eminent geologists and educators, The Field Guide to Geology, New Edition features revised information that brings the previous edition up to date. Clear graphics and simple field-guide procedures offer readers ready access to the topic. This edition features 200 new two-color illustrations (more than 750 in all), updated graphs and tables, as well as two new chapters titled "Monitoring the Earth’s Changes" and "Geologists of Note." This volume’s lucid, easy-to-follow text covers all the key rudiments of geology and is the perfect reference for students and geology lovers alike who share an interest in the great outdoors.

Topics covered include:

  • Air currents
  • Composition
  • Desertification
  • Greenhouse effect
  • Ice changes
  • Seafloor profiling
  • Seismic activity
  • Submersibles
  • Tides
  • Waterflow
  • and more.

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