Understanding Earth

Author by : John Grotzinger
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan
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Description : Chapter-by-chapter help for studying and exam review, with lots of support for working with the book's media resources.


Understanding Earth

Author by : Frank Press
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan
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Description : 'Understanding Earth' takes students step-by-step to an understanding of, and possible solutions for, a specific conceptual problem in geology, offering guiding questions and exercises.


Geology Portal

Author by : John Grotzinger
Languange : en
Publisher by : W H Freeman & Company
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Total Read : 92
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Understanding Earth Processes Rocks And The Geological History Of Ireland

Author by : Andrew Sleeman
Languange : en
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Understanding Earth Looseleaf

Author by : John Grotzinger
Languange : en
Publisher by : W. H. Freeman
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Total Read : 71
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The Changing Earth Exploring Geology And Evolution

Author by : James S. Monroe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : THE CHANGING EARTH: EXPLORING GEOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, Seventh Edition, is a member of a rare breed of texts written specifically for courses covering both physical and historical geology. Three interrelated themes (plate tectonics, organic evolution, and geologic time) help students understand that Earth is a complex, integrated, and continually changing system. In the new edition authors James S. Monroe and Reed Wicander integrate new content emphasizing the economic impacts of geology. Topics such as fracking, nuclear waste, and the threat of earthquakes are covered in new Geo-Impact boxes that stress real-world applications. Lauded for their clear writing style, the authors go beyond simply explaining geology and its processes; rather, they place that knowledge within the context of human experience by consistently emphasizing relevance, resources, and the environment. New Global Geoscience Watch activities help students learn how to use an extensive database of articles on geology that are updated several times a day and are available exclusively for users of this book. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


The Wondrous Workings Of Planet Earth

Author by : Rachel Ignotofsky
Languange : en
Publisher by : Ten Speed Press
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Total Read : 42
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Description : An illustrated tour of the planet exploring ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rainforests to a single drop of water—from the New York Times bestselling author of Women in Science. Making earth science accessible and entertaining through art, maps, and infographics, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth explains how our planet works—and how we can protect it—from its diverse ecosystems and their inhabitants, to the levels of ecology, the importance of biodiversity, the cycles of nature, and more. Science- and nature-loving readers of all ages will delight in this utterly charming guide to our amazing home.


The Changing Earth Exploring Geology And Evolution

Author by : James Monroe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Total Read : 13
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Description : THE CHANGING EARTH, a leader in the Introductory Geology course, is the only text specifically written for the combined physical and historical geology course. The Fourth Edition's content is based on the best-selling texts PHYSICAL GEOLOGY: EXPLORING THE EARTH and HISTORICAL GEOLOGY: EVOLUTION OF EARTH AND LIFE THROUGH TIME, both written by James Monroe and Reed Wicander. Briefer than the previous edition and maintaining a consistent and clear writing style throughout, the text provides a balanced coverage of physical and historical geology with engaging, real-life examples that draw students into the material. Examples in the Fourth Edition include new two-page art spreads, new paleogeographic maps, and Geology in Unexpected Places-a favorite feature from PHYSICAL GEOLOGY: EXPLORING THE EARTH, Fifth Edition. Known for its competitive and robust ancillary package, the Fourth Edition now features GeologyNow, the first assessment-centered student tutorial technology developed for the Geology market. The seamless integration of GeologyNow with chapter concepts emphasizes the connections between the content and students' own lives, through visual 3-D animations and chapter quizzes, helping students develop a greater appreciation for geology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


The Structure Of Earth

Author by : Laura McDonald
Languange : en
Publisher by : Benchmark Education Company
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Total Read : 30
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Description : A look at our current understanding of Earth's structure.


Understanding The Earth System

Author by : Sarah E. Cornell
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Total Read : 77
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Description : Explaining the what, the how and the why of climate science, this multidisciplinary new book provides a review of research from the last decade, illustrated with cutting-edge data and observations. A key focus is the development of analysis tools that can be used to demonstrate options for mitigating and adapting to increasing climate risks. Emphasis is given to the importance of Earth system feedback mechanisms and the role of the biosphere. The book explains advances in modelling, process understanding and observations, and the development of consistent and coherent studies of past, present and 'possible' climates. This highly illustrated, data-rich book is written by leading scientists involved in QUEST, a major UK-led research programme. It forms a concise and up-to-date reference for academic researchers or students in the fields of climatology, Earth system science and ecology, and also a vital resource for professionals and policymakers working on any aspect of global change.