This comprehensive introduction to the nature and history of the Earth digs deep into topics ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to the implications of our limited natural resources. Any science enthusiast wanting a more in-depth understanding of geology will find fascinating explanations of the origin and evolution of the Earth; rocks, minerals, and fossils; key geological processes; and the geology of other planets. Readers will even learn how to carry out their own fieldwork. The accessible text is enhanced throughout with illustrations, photographs, and annotated diagrams.
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David Rothery is a geologist who has done research in many parts of the world, and even on some other planets.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071439722