Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology

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Pearson, Prentice Hall, Jul 1, 2005 - Science - 302 pages
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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
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Density Gravity and Isostasy
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Sedimentary Rocks Processes
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The American Geological Institute is a nonprofit federation of 45 geoscientific and professional organizations that represents more than 100,000 geologists, geophysicists, and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources and interaction with the environment.

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