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Applications and Investigations in Earth Science, 4th Edition

By Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Kenneth G. Pinzke, Dennis G. Tasa

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Aug 13, 2002

Table of Contents

I. GEOLOGY.

 1. The Study of Minerals.

 2. Common Rocks.

 3. Introduction to Aerial Photographs and Topographic Maps.

 4. Shaping Earth's Surface - Running Water and Groundwater.

 5. Shaping Earth's Surface - Arid and Glacial Landscapes.

 6. Determining Geologic Ages.

 7. Geologic Maps and Structures.

 8. Earthquakes and Earth's Interior.

II. OCEANOGRAPHY.

 9. Introduction to Oceanography.

10. The Dynamic Ocean Floor.

11. Waves, Currents, and Tides.

III. METEOROLOGY.

12. Earth-Sun Relations.

13. Atmospheric Heating.

14. Atmospheric Moisture, Pressure, and Wind.

15. Air Masses, the Middle-Latitude Cyclone, and Weather Maps.

16. Global Climates and the Human Impact.

IV. ASTRONOMY.

17. Astronomical Observations.

18. Patterns in the Solar System.

19. Planet Positions.

20. The Moon and Sun.

V. EARTH SCIENCE SKILLS.

21. Location and Distance on Earth.

22. The Metric System, Measurements, and Scientific Inquiry.

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Applications and Investigations in Earth Science, 4th Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-046095-0

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