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Earth Science

by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens

ISBN 0135708397 / 9780135708392 / 0-13-570839-7
Publisher Prentice Hall College Div
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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This text offers a user-friendly overview of our physical environment with balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The text takes full advantage of the subject's visual appeal - discussions are reinforced with colour photos - over 550 new to this edition. A designated home page is featured which provides students with on-line review exercises, opportunities for further research, follow-up on items mentioned in the text, and links to a wealth of interesting sites related to the chapter material. The text discusses current environmental and resource topics, integrates information about the relationship between people and the physical environment, and explores applications of the Earth Sciences to understanding and solving problems that arise from these interactions. This edition also contains information from recent geologic events such as the Kobe, Japan Earthquake (1995). [via]