Dynamic earth: an introduction to physical geology

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Wiley, 2004 - Science - 584 pages
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With authoritative and detailed coverage, Skinner and Porter address all key areas of physical geology, as well as recent events that have shaped our world. The new edition is updated to address the latest in geoscientific research, theory, and knowledge.

Emphasis on the unifying themes of physical geology

Expands the earth systems science viewpoint of previous editions

Introduces readers to remote sensing, global positioning systems, and other tools

Exciting, first-hand accounts from the field relate geology to everyday life experiences

Includes a GeoDiscoveries CD with an interactive globe, animations, videos, and more

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Proof will be in the pudding of my final grade, but the book seemed to explain the concepts well, which, is all you can ask for! Read full review

Contents

Meet Planet Earth
3
Our Dynamic Planet
31
Our Dynamic Planet 30 17eT Groundwater 382
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Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Brian J. Skinner is Professor of Geology and Geophysics at YaLe University and a past president of the Geological Society of America. He coedited The Oxford Companion to the Earth

Porter joined the geology faculty of the University of Washington after receiving graduate degrees from Yale University.

Park is a seismologist.

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