Earth Science (14th Edition)

Download Earth Science (14th Edition) written by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa in PDF format. This book is under the category Geology and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 321928091/9780321928092. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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book-author

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

publisher

Pearson; 14th edition

file-type

PDF

pages

792 pages

language

English

asin

B00I2Y9HCS

isbn10

321928091

isbn13

9780321928092


Book Description

Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background; Earth Science 14th edition (PDF) provides a college-student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced; up-to-date coverage of oceanography; geology; astronomy; and meteorology. Thefamous  authors’ textbooks have always been recognized for their readability; dynamic art program; currency; delivery of basic principles and instructor flexibility. The 14th Edition incorporates a new active learning approach; a fully updated and mobile visual program; and MasteringGeology™ (sold separately) — the most easy-to-use; complete; engaging tutorial and assessment tool available.

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Frontmatter……Page 1
New learning path helps students master the concepts……Page 18
1. Introduction to Earth Science……Page 26
Unit One: Earth Materials……Page 56
2. Matter and Minerals……Page 57
3. Rocks: Materials of the Solid Earth……Page 82
Unit Two: Sculpting Earth’s Surface……Page 118
4. Weathering, Soil, and Mass Wasting……Page 119
5. Running Water and Groundwater……Page 154
6. Glaciers, Deserts, and Wind……Page 194
Unit Three: Forces Within……Page 232
7. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds……Page 233
8. Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior……Page 268
9. Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity……Page 300
10. Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building……Page 340
Unit Four: Deciphering Earth’s History……Page 370
11. Geologic Time……Page 371
12. Earth’s Evolution Through Geologic Time……Page 396
Unit Five: The Global Ocean……Page 432
13. The Ocean Floor……Page 433
14. Ocean Water and Ocean Life……Page 456
15. The Dynamic Ocean……Page 476
Unit Six: Earth’s Dynamic Atmosphere……Page 508
16. The Atmosphere: Composition, Structure, and Temperature……Page 509
17. Moisture, Clouds, and Precipitation……Page 540
18. Air Pressure and Wind……Page 574
19. Weather Patterns and Severe Storms……Page 600
20. World Climates and Global Climate Change……Page 630
Unit Seven: Earth’s Place in the Universe……Page 662
21. Origins of Modern Astronomy……Page 663
22. Touring Our Solar System……Page 686
23. Light, Astronomical Observations, and the Sun……Page 718
24. Beyond Our Solar System……Page 742
Appendices……Page 767
Appendix B: Relative Humidity and Dew-Point Tables……Page 768
Appendix C: Stellar Properties……Page 769
Glossary……Page 772
Index……Page 785

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