Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology
Dennis Tasa, Richard M. Busch, American Geological Institute, National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Pearson, Prentice Hall, Jul 1, 2005 - Science - 302 pages
Revised throughout for enhanced clarity and accuracy -- and with a greater emphasis on the process of science -- this user-friendly, best-selling laboratory manual examines the basic principles of geology and their applications to everyday life. Students are encouraged to view these principles in terms of natural resources, natural hazards, and human risks. This trusted resource features contributions from highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, with an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa.
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Measuring Earth Materials and of Igneous Rock Samples 107
Density Gravity and Isostasy
Sedimentary Rocks Processes
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