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Understanding Earth / John Grotzinger, Thomas H. Jordan.

By: Grotzinger, John P.
Contributor(s): Jordan, Thomas H. 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : W. H. Freeman and Company, c2014Edition: 7th edition.Description: xxvi, 672, AP-10, GL-19, I-21 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781464138744 (paperback); 1464138745 (paperback).Subject(s): Earth sciences -- TextbooksDDC classification: 550
Contents:
The earth system -- Plate tectonics : the unifying theory -- Earth materials : minerals and rocks -- Igneous rocks : solids from melts -- Sedimentation : rocks formed by surface processes -- Metamorphism : alteration of rocks by temperature and pressure -- Deformation : modification of rocks by folding and fracturing -- Clocks in rocks : timing the geologic record -- Early history of the terrestrial planets -- History of the continents -- Geobiology : life interacts with Earth -- Volcanoes -- Earthquakes -- Exploring earth's interior -- The climate system -- Weathering, erosion, and mass wasting : interactions between the climate and plate tectonic systems -- The hydrologic cycle and groundwater -- Stream transport : from mountains to oceans -- Winds and deserts -- Coastlines and ocean basins -- Glaciers : the work of ice -- Landscape development -- The human impact on Earth's environment.
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Previous edition: 2010.

The earth system -- Plate tectonics : the unifying theory -- Earth materials : minerals and rocks -- Igneous rocks : solids from melts -- Sedimentation : rocks formed by surface processes -- Metamorphism : alteration of rocks by temperature and pressure -- Deformation : modification of rocks by folding and fracturing -- Clocks in rocks : timing the geologic record -- Early history of the terrestrial planets -- History of the continents -- Geobiology : life interacts with Earth -- Volcanoes -- Earthquakes -- Exploring earth's interior -- The climate system -- Weathering, erosion, and mass wasting : interactions between the climate and plate tectonic systems -- The hydrologic cycle and groundwater -- Stream transport : from mountains to oceans -- Winds and deserts -- Coastlines and ocean basins -- Glaciers : the work of ice -- Landscape development -- The human impact on Earth's environment.

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