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The Resource How does Earth work? : physical geology and the process of science, Gary A. Smith, Aurora Pun

How does Earth work? : physical geology and the process of science, Gary A. Smith, Aurora Pun

Label
How does Earth work? : physical geology and the process of science
Title
How does Earth work?
Title remainder
physical geology and the process of science
Statement of responsibility
Gary A. Smith, Aurora Pun
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Smith, Gary A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Pun, Aurora
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Physical geology
Label
How does Earth work? : physical geology and the process of science, Gary A. Smith, Aurora Pun
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why study earth? -- Minerals: building blocks of the planet -- Rocks and rock-forming processes -- Formation of magma and igneous rocks -- Formation of sediment and sedimentary rocks -- Formation of metamorphic rocks -- Earth materials as time keepers -- Journey to the center of earth -- Making earth -- Motion inside earth -- Deformation of rocks -- Global tectonics: plates and plumes -- Tectonics and surface relief -- Chapter outline -- Soil formation and landscape stability -- Mass movements: landscapes in motion -- Streams: flowing water shapes the landscape -- Water flowing underground -- Glaciers: cold-climate sculptors of continents -- Shorelines: changing landscapes where land meets sea -- Wind: a global geologic process
Control code
ocm57694944
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 641 pages
Isbn
9780130341297
Lccn
2005004918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
How does Earth work? : physical geology and the process of science, Gary A. Smith, Aurora Pun
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why study earth? -- Minerals: building blocks of the planet -- Rocks and rock-forming processes -- Formation of magma and igneous rocks -- Formation of sediment and sedimentary rocks -- Formation of metamorphic rocks -- Earth materials as time keepers -- Journey to the center of earth -- Making earth -- Motion inside earth -- Deformation of rocks -- Global tectonics: plates and plumes -- Tectonics and surface relief -- Chapter outline -- Soil formation and landscape stability -- Mass movements: landscapes in motion -- Streams: flowing water shapes the landscape -- Water flowing underground -- Glaciers: cold-climate sculptors of continents -- Shorelines: changing landscapes where land meets sea -- Wind: a global geologic process
Control code
ocm57694944
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 641 pages
Isbn
9780130341297
Lccn
2005004918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
col. ill.

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