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Author: Donald L. Turcotte - Gerald Schubert
ISBN 13: 9780521666244
ISBN 10: 521666244
Edition: 2
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2002-03-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 472
List Price: $96.00

New, completely up-to-date edition of the classic textbook for students in geology and geophysics.


A textbook dealing with the fundamental physical processes needed for an understanding of plate tectonics and a variety of geological phenomena. It grew out of a series of courses at Cornell U. and UCLA for advanced undergraduate and graduate students with backgrounds in geology, geophysics, physics, mathematics, chemistry, and engineering. The second edition provides new information on evolving models and topics such as chemical geodynamics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)