Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide

July 18, 2001|
Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide by Barbara W. Murck
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Take a learning journey through billions of years of Earthhistory

This indispensable guide to the fundamentals of geology is theideal way to introduce yourself to all the basics, from rocks,minerals, and fossil fuels to earthquakes, volcanoes, and platetectonics. Using quick quizzes and self-tests to reinforce keyconcepts, Geology carefully walks you through billions of years ofEarth history. Illustrated with more than one hundred speciallycommissioned illustrations and fifty photographs that help clarifydifficult concepts, this easy-to-follow book is an interactiveresource for anyone interested in learning more about ourplanet.

Whether you are new to geology or want to refresh and update yourknowledge, the proven self-teaching guide approach will allow youto work at your own pace, check your progress, and learn more aboutthis fascinating field of study.
BARBARA MURCK, Ph.D., is the director of environmental programs at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, in Ontario, Canada. She is the coauthor of several leading textbooks, including Environmental Geology and Geology Today: Understanding Our Planet.
Title:Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide
Product dimensions:336 pages, 9.2 X 7.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.2 X 7.5 X 1 in
Published:July 18, 2001
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780471385905

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