Physical Geology (15th Edition)

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Download Physical Geology (15th Edition) written by Charles Plummer, Diane Carlson, Lisa Hammersley in PDF format. This book is under the category Geology and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 78096103/9780078096105. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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Specifications

book-author

Charles Plummer, Diane Carlson, Lisa Hammersley

publisher

McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 15th edition (January 23; 2015)

file-type

PDF

pages

672 pages

language

English

asin

B00VF629WK

isbn10

78096103

isbn13

9780078096105


Book Description

Physical Geology 15th edition; (PDF) is the latest refinement of a classic introductory etextbook that has helped countless college students learn basic physical geology concepts for over twenty eight years. Students taking introductory physical geology to fulfill a science elective; as well as those contemplating a full career in geology; will appreciate the accessible writing style and depth of coverage in Physical Geology 15e. Hundreds of carefully rendered illustrations and accompanying photographs correlate perfectly with the chapter descriptions to help geology students and readers quickly grasp new geological concepts. Numerous chapter learning tools and a website further assist all students in their study of physical geology.

Additional information

book-author

Charles Plummer, Diane Carlson, Lisa Hammersley

publisher

McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 15th edition (January 23; 2015)

file-type

PDF

pages

672 pages

language

English

asin

B00VF629WK

isbn10

78096103

isbn13

9780078096105

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Content: Chapter 1: Introducing Geology, the Essentials of Plate Tectonics, and Other Important Concepts Chapter 2: Atoms, Elements and Minerals Chapter 3: Igneous Rocks, the Origin and Evolution of Magma, and Intrusive Activity Chapter 4: Volcanism and Extrusive Rocks Chapter 5: Weathering and Soil Chapter 6: Sediment and Sedimentary Rocks Chapter 7: Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks Chapter 8: Time and Geology Chapter 9: Mass Wasting Chapter 10: Streams and Floods Chapter 11: Ground Water Chapter 12: Glaciers and Glaciation Chapter 13: Deserts and Wind Action Chapter 14: Waves, Beaches, and Coasts Chapter 15: Geologic Structures Chapter 16: Earthquakes Chapter 17: Earth’s Interior and Geophysical Properties Chapter 18: The Sea Floor Chapter 19: Plate Tectonics-The Unifying Theory Chapter 20: Mountain Belts and the Continental Crust Chapter 21: Global Climate Change Chapter 22: Resources Chapter 23: The Earth’s Companions Appendix A: Identification of Minerals Appendix B: Identification of Rocks Appendix C: The Elements Most Significant to Geology Appendix D: Periodic Table of Elements Appendix E: Selected Conversion Factors Appendix F: Rock Symbols Appendix G: Commonly Used Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots

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