Applications And Investigations In Earth Science by Edward J. TarbuckApplications And Investigations In Earth Science by Edward J. Tarbuck

Applications And Investigations In Earth Science

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

Spiral Bound | March 19, 2014

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Designed to accompany Tarbuck and Lutgen's Earth Science and Foundations of Earth Science , this manual can be used for any Earth Science lab course, in conjunction with any text. The Eighth Edition minimizes the need for faculty instruction in the lab, freeing instructors to interact directly with students. Widely praised for its concise coverage and dynamic illustrations by Dennis Tasa, the text contains twenty-three step-by-step exercises that reinforce major topics in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringGeology does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab/Mastering search for ISBN-10: 0321934539 / ISBN-13: 9780321934536. That package includes ISBN-10: 0321934520 / ISBN-13: 9780321934529 and ISBN-10: 0321943422 / ISBN-13: 9780321943422. MyLab/Mastering is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.      


About The Author

Fred Lutgens and  Ed Tarbuck have been good friends and colleagues since 1970.  Between them, they have more than 57 years of experience teaching geology to undergraduates, and both have been recognized with awards as excellent and inspiring professors.  They share a special interest in introducing geology to beginning students and a...

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Title:Applications And Investigations In Earth ScienceFormat:Spiral BoundDimensions:384 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:March 19, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Geology
Exercise 1: The Study of Minerals
Exercise 2: Rocks and the Rock Cycle
Exercise 3: Aerial Photographs, Satellite Images, and Topographic Maps
Exercise 4: Shaping Earth’s Surface–Running Water and Groundwater
Exercise 5: Shaping Earth’s Surface–Arid and Glacial Landscapes
Exercise 6: Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior
Exercise 7: Plate Tectonics

Exercise 8: Geologic Maps, Block Diagrams, and Rock Structures

Exercise 9: Geologic Time

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Part 2 Oceanography
Exercise 10: Introduction to Oceanography¿¿¿

Exercise 11: Waves, Currents, and Tides

Part 3 Meteorology
Exercise 12: Earth–Sun Relationships
Exercise 13: Heating the Atmosphere
Exercise 14: Atmospheric Moisture, Pressure, and Wind
Exercise 15: Air Masses, Mid-latitude Cyclones, and Weather Maps
Exercise 16: Global Climates

Part 4 Astronomy
Exercise 17: Astronomical Observations
Exercise 18: Patterns in the Solar System
Exercise 19: Locating the Planets
Exercise 20: Examining the Terrestrial Planets
Exercise 21: Motions of the Earth–Moon System


Part 5 Earth Science Skills
Exercise 22: Location and Distance on Earth
Exercise 23: The Metric System, Measurements, and Scientific Inquiry

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