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Geology - The Key Ideas By David Rothery

Geology - The Key Ideas

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Understand Geology is a comprehensive guide to the nature and history of the Earth, covering many key areas such as rocks, minerals and fossils, as well as discussing the implications of climate change and limitations in natural resources.
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Geology - The Key Ideas: From rocks, minerals and fossils to climate change and natural resources: an illustrated introduction to earth science by David Rothery

Geology - The Key Ideas is a definitive introduction to the nature and workings of the Earth. Extensively illustrated it covers everything from earthquakes and plate tectonics to the formation of rocks and minerals. With clear explanations of complex geological processes, and a glossary of specialist terms, this book will give you a new understanding of the planet we live on. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding. THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

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About David Rothery


David Rothery is a volcanologist, geologist, planetary scientist and Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University.

Table of Contents


01 Introduction: a mighty matter of legend 02 The solid Earth 03 Earthquakes 04 Plate tectonics 05 Volcanoes 06 Igneous intrusions 07 Metamorphism 08 Erosion and transport 09 Deposition of sedimentary rocks 10 Deformation of rocks 11 Physical resources 12 Past life and fossils 13 A short history of the Earth 14 Geology on other planets 15 Going into the field Appendix 1: minerals Appendix 2: rock names Appendix 3: geologic time Glossary Taking it further Index

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Geology - The Key Ideas: From rocks, minerals and fossils to climate change and natural resources: an illustrated introduction to earth science by David Rothery
David Rothery
Teach Yourself General
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2010-02-26
352
1444103121
9781444103120
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