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Geology
By Barbara W. Murck

Geology

A Self-Teaching Guide

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Geology by Barbara W. Murck

Book Description

Take a learning journey through billions of years of Earth history This indispensable guide to the fundamentals of geology is the ideal way to introduce yourself to all the basics, from rocks, minerals, and fossil fuels to earthquakes, volcanoes, and plate tectonics. Using quick quizzes and self-tests to reinforce key concepts, Geology carefully walks you through billions of years of Earth history. Illustrated with more than one hundred specially commissioned illustrations and fifty photographs that help clarify difficult concepts, this easy-to-follow book is an interactive resource for anyone interested in learning more about our planet. Whether you are new to geology or want to refresh and update your knowledge, the proven self-teaching guide approach will allow you to work at your own pace, check your progress, and learn more about this fascinating field of study.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471385905
ISBN-10: 0471385905
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 193mm x 18mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Barbara W. Murck

Visualizing Geology by Barbara W. Murck Visualizing Geology, Paperback (May 2012)

Murck's 3rd edition of Visualizing Geology maximizes the use of National Geographic Society photographs, maps, illustrations and video to bring dynamic Earth processes.

Blue Planet by Barbara W. Murck Blue Planet, Hardback (March 2011)

The Third Edition of Blue Planet: An Introduction to Earth System Science treats earth science from a systems perspective, showing how the four spheres (lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere) are interrelated. In this edition, significant emphasis is placed on cycling of materials and energy, and interactions among the spheres.

Visualizing Physical Geology by Barbara W. Murck Visualizing Physical Geology, Paperback (March 2009)

Partnered with the National Geographic Society, this book integrates text with art. It helps readers gain an understanding of basic geologic processes and the environmental ramifications of Earth's systems. It introduces plate tectonics and incorporates numerous illustrations and photos to make the difficult concepts easier to comprehend.

Environmental Science by Barbara W. Murck Environmental Science, Paperback (September 2004)

The only popular study guide available on environmental science This new Wiley Self-Teaching Guide introduces learners to all the basics of environmental science, from air pollution to the water cycle, covering both natural systems and human impacts on the environment.

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Author Biography - Barbara W. Murck

BARBARA MURCK, Ph.D., is the director of environmental programs at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, in Ontario, Canada. She is the coauthor of several leading textbooks, including Environmental Geology and Geology Today: Understanding Our Planet.

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