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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title The Geology Companion : Essentials for Understanding the Earth /
Type EBOOK
Author Prost, Gary,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Prost, Benjamin.
Publisher Taylor and Francis,
Year Published 2017
Call Number QE26.3P767 2017
ISBN 9781315152929; 1315152924; 9781498756099; 1498756093; 9781351639439; 1351639439; 9781498756082; 1498756085
Subjects SCIENCE--Earth SCIENCEs--Geology. ; SCIENCE--Environmental SCIENCE. ; Mineralogy. ; Rocks--Collection and preservation. ; Minerals--Collection and preservation.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Taylor & Francis https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781498756099
Taylor & Francis https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781315152929
Edition First edition.
Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Notes
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
"The purpose of this book is to provide an accessible introduction to geosciences for a wide range of students and lay persons. This is a practical book for those who want to understand the earth, without the need to become scientific experts. It will provide readers with a quick, basic grounding in the principles and science, and explain how to apply the information in a practical way. The Geology Companion is both a reference and a guide to understanding the earth and its geologic processes, and how they affect people in their daily lives."--Provided by publisher. Chapter 1 Introduction -- chapter 2 Minerals -- chapter 3 Rocks -- chapter 4 Geologic Principles -- chapter 5 Deep Time -- chapter 6 Earth History -- chapter 7 Fossils -- chapter 8 Evolution -- chapter 9 The Changing Face of the Earth{u2014}Structure of the Earth, Plate Tectonics, and Mountain Building -- chapter 10 The Changing Face of the Earth{u2014}Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition -- chapter 11 Maps -- chapter 12 Acts of God? Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Other Natural Disasters -- chapter 13 Groundwater -- chapter 14 Oceans -- chapter 15 Mineral Resources -- chapter 16 Black Gold (Texas Tea) -- chapter 17 Climate Change -- chapter 18 So You Want to Be a Geologist.