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Changing Earth by James S. Monroe
Publication Date: 1997-02-01
This text focuses on the human aspects of geology with essay commentaries on careers in geology. It integrates economic and environmental geology issues throughout. It contains the same features as Monroe/Wicander Physical Geology: Exploring the Earth, Third Edition, including Prologue, Points to Ponder, Internet Activities, and built-in study guide.
Rocks and Minerals by Robert W. Jones; Discovery Books Staff
Publication Date: 1999-05-01
This book combines field identification techniques with fascinating background information and practical hands-on advice. Illustrated with over 300 color photos and the most up-to-date data by mineralogists and geologists.
Earth by Edmond A. Mathez (Editor)
Publication Date: 2001-05-01
Earth is a stunning exploration of how our planet works, of the research into the diverse environments that support life on Earth, and of the possibility of life beyond it, with essays by experts, profiles of historically significant scientists, and case studies from present day researchers. Published to accompany the American Museum of Natural History's David S. and Ruth L. Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, called "spectacular. . .
This is the first book describing the glorious geology of Iceland’s Golden Circle and four additional excursions:(1) the beautiful valleys and mountains of the fjord of Hvalfjördur, (2) the unique landscape and geothermal fields of the Hengill Volcano, (3) the explosion craters, volcanic fissures, and lava fields of the Reykjanes Peninsula, and (4) the volcanoes (Hekla, Eyjafjallajökull, Katla), waterfalls, sandur plains, and rock columns of South Iceland. The Golden Circle offers a unique opportunity to observe and understand many of our planet’s forces in action.
Geology for Dummies by Alecia M. Spooner
Publication Date: 2011-07-05
Get a rock-solid grasp on geology Geology is the study of the earth's history as well as the physical and chemical processes that continue to shape the earth today. Jobs in the geosciences are expected to increase over the next decade, which will increase geology-related jobs well above average projection for all occupations in the coming years.