TEACH YOURSELF GEOLOGY: A Complete Introduction


TEACH YOURSELF GEOLOGY: A Complete Introduction

DAVID ROTHERY    Book Number: 87277    Product format: Paperback

From the excellent yellow-spined Teach Yourself series and written by a volcanologist, geologist and planetary scientist. What processes and physical materials have shaped the planet we live on? Why do earthquakes happen? What can geology teach us about contemporary issues such as climate change? From volcanoes and glaciers, to fossils and rock formations, this user-friendly book gives a structured and thorough overview of planet Earth and beyond. There are value-added features like a glossary of essential jargon terms, links to useful websites and topics include the Earth's structure, earthquakes, plate tectonics, igneous intrusions, metamorphism, weathering, erosion, deposition, deformation, physical resources, past life and fossils, the history of the Earth, Solar System geology and geological field work. Appendices cover minerals, rock names and geological time. 389pp in illustrated paperback.
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ISBN 9781529362572
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