Revised throughout for enhanced clarity and accuracy -- and with a greater emphasis on the process of science -- this user-friendly, best-selling laboratory manual examines the basic principles of geology and their applications to everyday life. Students are encouraged to view these principles in terms of natural resources, natural hazards, and human risks. This trusted resource features contributions from highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, with an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa.
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A lab manual placing great emphasis on student understanding of the earth as a complex, evolving system having interacting processes and cycles of change; designed for the introductory course (lab component) in physical geology. Practical consistent exercise format, concise background information, 15 exercises, and full-color illustrations. Includes Internet Activities.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: With the input of more than 100 contributing authors and peer reviewers, Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology is the most richly-illustrated, state-of-the art, user-friendly laboratory available for introductory geology and geoscience. Key Topics: This manual consists of fifteen laboratories on the most widely- requested topics. Each laboratory is comprised of introductory materials, 3-7 laboratory exercises, and handy tear-out worksheets. Laboratories are written in a consistent, user-friendly style and format based on contributions from 45 geologists and geoscience educators. A highly flexible format allows to pick and choose labs. Stimulating visuals! Dennis Tasa, a highly-respected geology illustrator, provides superior art that is pedagogically effective and geologically accurate. Also included is an abundance of high-quality photographs, images, stereograms, maps, and charts to reinforce the visual aspect of geology and enhance student learning.
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Book Description Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2006. Softcover (Spiral Bound). Book Condition: New. 7th Edition. Book is New, Excellent condition. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 6. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. ISBN: 0131497456. ISBN/EAN: 9780131497450. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1560785500. Bookseller Inventory # 1560785500
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131497456
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