Applications and Investigations in Earth Science eBook (9e) : 9780134777382

Applications and Investigations in Earth Science eBook (9e)

 
Edition
 
9
ISBN
 
9780134777382
ISBN 10
 
0134777387
Published
 
21/09/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
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Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
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About the book: For introductory Earth Science lab courses. Explore Earth’s systems with flexible, hands-on exercises.

Designed to accompany Tarbuck and Lutgens' Earth Science and Foundations of Earth Science, this manual can also be used for any Earth science lab course and in conjunction with any text. It 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-four step-by-step exercises that reinforce major topics in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy

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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 Plate Tectonics

Exercise 4 Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior

Exercise 5 Volcanism and Volcanic Hazards

Exercise 6 Geologic Maps, Block Diagrams, and Rock Structures

Exercise 7 Aerial Photographs, Satellite Images, and Topographic Maps

Exercise 8 Shaping Earth’s Surface: Running Water and Groundwater

Exercise 9 Shaping Earth’s Surface: Arid and Glacial Landscapes

Exercise 10 Geologic Time

PART 2 OCEANOGRAPHY

Exercise 11 Introduction to Oceanography

Exercise 12 Waves, Currents, and Tides

PART 3 METEOROLOGY

Exercise 13 Earth-Sun Relationships

Exercise 14 Heating the Atmosphere

Exercise 15 Atmospheric Moisture, Prressure, and Wind

Exercise 16 Air Masses, Midlatitude Cyclones, and Weather Maps

Exercise 17 Global Climates

PART 4 ASTRONOMY

Exercise 18 Astronomical Observations

Exercise 19 Patterns in the Solar System

Exercise 20 Locating the Planets

Exercise 21 Exercise Amining the Terrestrial Planets

Exercise 22 Motions of the Earth-Moon System

PART 5 EARTH SCIENCE SKILLS

Exercise 23 Location and Distance on Earth

Exercise 24 The Metric System, Measurements, and Scientific Inquiry
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