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Earth Science, 14th Edition

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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 15, 2014

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Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Earth Science provides a student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The authors’ texts have always been recognized for their readability, currency, dynamic art program, delivery of basic principles and instructor flexibility. The Fourteenth Edition incorporates a new active learning approach, a fully updated and mobile visual program, and MasteringGeology–the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available.

 

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Earth Science

Unit 1 Earth Minerals
2: Matter and Minerals
3: Rocks: Materials of the Solid Earth

Unit 2 Sculpturing Earth’s Surface
4: Weathering, Soil, and Mass Wasting
5: Running Water and Ground Water
6: Glaciers, Deserts, and Wind

Unit 3 Forces Within
7: Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds
8: Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior
9: Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity
10: Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building

Unit 4 Deciphering Earth’s History
11: Geologic Time
12: Earth’s Evolution Through Geologic Time

Unit 5 The Global Ocean
13: The Ocean Floor
14: Ocean Water and Ocean Life
15: The Dynamic Ocean

Unit 6 Earth’s Dynamic Atmosphere
16: The Atmosphere: Composition, Structure, and Temperature
17: Moisture, Clouds, and Precipitation
18: Air Pressure and Wind
19: Weather Patterns and Severe Storms
20: World Climates and Global Climate Change

Unit 7 Earth’s Place in the Universe
21: Origins of Modern Astronomy
22: Touring Our Solar System
23: Light, Astronomical Observations, and The Sun
24: Beyond Our Solar System:

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    Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G Tasa

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  • Applications and Investigations in Earth Science, 8th Edition
    Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G Tasa, Kenneth G. Pinzke
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