With its strong focus on readability and illustrations, this trusted best seller makes an often-complex subject more accessible for readers like you. It offers a meaningful, non-technical survey that is informative and up-to-date for learning basic principles and concepts. For the Tenth Edition, the text’s design and figures have been updated, and the chapter on climate change has been revised significantly.
A text/CD-ROM package for science majors and nonmajors taking a first course in geology. Distinguishing features include nontechnical language, exciting color photos and detailed diagrams, and focus on basic principles, environmental issues, and Earth as a system. This sixth edition includes chapter summaries, key terms, and review questions, plus new special interest boxes. The CD-ROM contains animations, activities, and enhanced text art to reinforce key geologic concepts. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.