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The Resource Essentials of geology, Stephen Marshak, University of Illinois

Essentials of geology, Stephen Marshak, University of Illinois

Label
Essentials of geology
Title
Essentials of geology
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Marshak, University of Illinois
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Essentials of Geology, Fifth Edition, integrates Marshak's popular and proven text approach with exciting new media and assessment resources that guide students to a clearer understanding of the course material. Marshak has personally applied his expertise, with an emphasis on the visuals, to this robust suite of videos, animations and simulations, art, and interactive assessment questions that get students seeing and engaging with geologic concepts as a geologist would"--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marshak, Stephen
Dewey number
551
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QE28
LC item number
.M3415 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Geology
Label
Essentials of geology, Stephen Marshak, University of Illinois
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Earth in context -- The way the Earth works: plate tectonics -- Patterns in nature: minerals -- Up from the inferno: magma and igneous rocks -- The wrath of Vulcan: volcanic eruptions -- Pages of Earth's past: sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphism: a process of change -- A violent pulse: earthquakes -- Crags, cracks, and crumples: geologic structures and mountain building -- Deep time: how old is old? -- A biography of Earth -- Riches in rock: energy and mineral resources -- Unsafe ground: landslides and other mass movements -- Streams and floods: the geology of running water -- Restless realm: oceans and coasts -- A hidden reserve: groundwater -- Dry regions: the geology of deserts -- Amazing ice: glaciers and ice ages -- Global change in the Earth system
Control code
ocn920818893
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xxvii, 629 pages
Isbn
9780393263398
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015048913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)920818893
Label
Essentials of geology, Stephen Marshak, University of Illinois
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Earth in context -- The way the Earth works: plate tectonics -- Patterns in nature: minerals -- Up from the inferno: magma and igneous rocks -- The wrath of Vulcan: volcanic eruptions -- Pages of Earth's past: sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphism: a process of change -- A violent pulse: earthquakes -- Crags, cracks, and crumples: geologic structures and mountain building -- Deep time: how old is old? -- A biography of Earth -- Riches in rock: energy and mineral resources -- Unsafe ground: landslides and other mass movements -- Streams and floods: the geology of running water -- Restless realm: oceans and coasts -- A hidden reserve: groundwater -- Dry regions: the geology of deserts -- Amazing ice: glaciers and ice ages -- Global change in the Earth system
Control code
ocn920818893
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xxvii, 629 pages
Isbn
9780393263398
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015048913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)920818893

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