The Field Guide to Geology
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|Format: ||Paperback, 304 pages|
|Other Information: ||750 illustrations, line drawings, & maps, index, further reading, charts & tables, web sites|
|Published In: ||United States, 15 December 2006|
This is an essential field guide for geology lovers. Written by a team of eminent geologists and educators, "The Field Guide to Geology, New Edition" features clear graphics and simple field-guide procedures to guide hikers through the great outdoors. A revised and updated edition of a best-seller, this helpful resource offers readers ready access to the subject. This new edition features 200 new, two-color illustrations (more than 750 in all), updated graphs and tables, as well as two new chapters titled "Monitoring the Earth's Changes" and "Geologists of Note." This volume's lucid, easy-to-follow text covers all the key rudiments of geology and will provide nature lovers with a useful reference to various geological phenomena. The topics covered include: Air currents; Composition; Desertification; Greenhouse effect; Ice changes; Seafloor profiling; Seismic activity; Submersibles; Tides; Waterflow; and more.
"An...enjoyable introductory earth science book. Highly recommended..."
23.52 x 18.77 x 1.68 centimeters (0.54 kg)|
15+ years |