Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology (12th Edition) - 12th Edition - by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa - ISBN 9780134074252
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Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geol...
12th Edition
Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa
Publisher: PEARSON
ISBN: 9780134074252

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Chapter 2.1 - From Continental Drift To Plate TectonicsChapter 2.2 - Continental Drift: An Idea Before Its TimeChapter 2.3 - The Great DebateChapter 2.4 - The Theory Of Plate TectonicsChapter 2.5 - Divergent Plate Boundaries And Seafloor SpreadingChapter 2.6 - Convergent Plate Boundaries And SubductionChapter 2.7 - Transform Plate BoundariesChapter 2.8 - How Do Plates And Plate Boundaries Change?Chapter 2.9 - Testing The Plate Tectonics ModelChapter 2.10 - How Is Plate Motion Measured?Chapter 2.11 - What Drives Plate Motions?Chapter 3 - Matter And MineralsChapter 3.1 - Minerals: Building Blocks Of RocksChapter 3.2 - Atoms: Building Blocks Of MineralsChapter 3.3 - Why Atoms BondChapter 3.4 - How Do Minerals Form?Chapter 3.5 - Properties Of MineralsChapter 3.6 - Mineral Structures And CompositionsChapter 3.7 - Mineral GroupsChapter 3.8 - The SilicatesChapter 3.9 - Common Silicate MineralsChapter 3.10 - Important Nonsilicate MineralsChapter 4 - Magma, Igneous Rocks, And Intrusive ActivityChapter 4.1 - Magma: Parent Material Of Igneous RockChapter 4.2 - Igneous CompositionsChapter 4.3 - Igneous Textures: What Can They Tell Us?Chapter 4.4 - Naming Igneous RocksChapter 4.5 - Origin Of MagmaChapter 4.6 - How Magmas EvolveChapter 4.7 - Partial Melting And Magma CompositionChapter 4.8 - Intrusive Igneous ActivityChapter 5 - Volcanoes And Volcanic HazardsChapter 5.1 - The Nature Of Volcanic EruptionsChapter 5.2 - Materials Extruded During An EruptionChapter 5.3 - Anatomy Of A VolcanoChapter 5.4 - Shield VolcanoesChapter 5.5 - Cinder ConesChapter 5.6 - Composite VolcanoesChapter 5.7 - Volcanic HazardsChapter 5.8 - Other Volcanic LandformsChapter 5.9 - Plate Tectonics And Volcanic ActivityChapter 5.10 - Monitoring Volcanic ActivityChapter 6 - Weathering And SoilsChapter 6.1 - WeatheringChapter 6.2 - Mechanical WeatheringChapter 6.3 - Chemical WeatheringChapter 6.4 - Rates Of WeatheringChapter 6.5 - SoilChapter 6.6 - Controls Of Soil FormationChapter 6.7 - Describing And Classifying SoilsChapter 6.8 - The Impact Of Human Activities On SoilChapter 7 - Sedimentary RocksChapter 7.1 - An Introduction To Sedimentary RocksChapter 7.2 - Detrital Sedimentary RocksChapter 7.3 - Chemical Sedimentary RocksChapter 7.4 - Coal: An Organic Sedimentary RockChapter 7.5 - Turning Sediment Into Sedimentary Rock: Diagenesis And LithificationChapter 7.6 - Classification Of Sedimentary RocksChapter 7.7 - Sedimentary Rocks Represent Past EnvironmentsChapter 7.8 - The Carbon Cycle And Sedimentary RocksChapter 8 - Metamorphism And Metamorphic RocksChapter 8.1 - What Is Metamorphism?Chapter 8.2 - What Drives Metamorphism?Chapter 8.3 - Metamorphic TexturesChapter 8.4 - Common Metamorphic RocksChapter 8.5 - Metamorphic EnvironmentsChapter 8.6 - Metamorphic ZonesChapter 8.7 - Interpreting Metamorphic EnvironmentsChapter 9 - Geologic TimeChapter 9.1 - Creating A Time Scale: Relative Dating PrinciplesChapter 9.2 - Fossils: Evidence Of Past LifeChapter 9.3 - Correlation Of Rock LayersChapter 9.4 - Numerical Dating With RadioactivityChapter 9.5 - The Geologic Time ScaleChapter 9.6 - Determining Numerical Dates For Sedimentary StrataChapter 10 - Crustal DeformationChapter 10.1 - What Causes Rock To Deform?Chapter 10.2 - How Do Rocks Deform?Chapter 10.3 - Folds: Rock Structures Formed By Ductile DeformationChapter 10.4 - Faults And Joints: Rock Structures Formed By Brittle DeformationChapter 10.5 - Mapping Geologic StructuresChapter 11 - Earthquakes And Earthquake HazardsChapter 11.1 - What Is An Earthquake?Chapter 11.2 - Faults And EarthquakesChapter 11.3 - Seismology: The Study Of Earthquake WavesChapter 11.4 - Locating The Source Of An EarthquakeChapter 11.5 - Determining The Size Of An EarthquakeChapter 11.6 - Earthquake DestructionChapter 11.7 - Where Do Most Earthquakes Occur?Chapter 11.8 - Can Earthquakes Be Predicted?Chapter 12 - Earth’s InteriorChapter 12.1 - Earth’s Internal StructureChapter 12.2 - Probing Earth’s InteriorChapter 12.3 - Earth’s LayersChapter 12.4 - Earth’s TemperatureChapter 12.5 - Earth’s Three-dimensional StructureChapter 13 - Origin And Evolution Of The Ocean FloorChapter 13.1 - An Emerging Picture Of The Ocean FloorChapter 13.2 - Continental MarginsChapter 13.3 - Features Of Deep-ocean BasinsChapter 13.4 - Anatomy Of The Oceanic RidgeChapter 13.5 - Oceanic Ridges And Seafloor SpreadingChapter 13.6 - The Nature Of Oceanic CrustChapter 13.7 - Continental Rifting: The Birth Of A New Ocean BasinChapter 13.8 - Destruction Of Oceanic LithosphereChapter 14 - Mountain BuildingChapter 14.1 - Mountain BuildingChapter 14.2 - Subduction ZonesChapter 14.3 - Subduction And Mountain BuildingChapter 14.4 - Collisional Mountain BeltsChapter 14.5 - Fault-block MountainsChapter 14.6 - What Causes Earth’s Varied Topography?Chapter 15 - Mass Wasting: The Work Of GravityChapter 15.1 - The Importance Of Mass WastingChapter 15.2 - Controls And Triggers Of Mass WastingChapter 15.3 - Classification Of Mass-wasting ProcessesChapter 15.4 - Rapid Forms Of Mass WastingChapter 15.5 - Slow MovementsChapter 16 - Running WaterChapter 16.1 - Earth As A System: The Hydrologic CycleChapter 16.2 - Running WaterChapter 16.3 - Streamflow CharacteristicsChapter 16.4 - The Work Of Running WaterChapter 16.5 - Stream ChannelsChapter 16.6 - Shaping Stream ValleysChapter 16.7 - Depositional LandformsChapter 16.8 - Floods And Flood ControlChapter 17 - GroundwaterChapter 17.1 - The Importance Of GroundwaterChapter 17.2 - Groundwater And The Water TableChapter 17.3 - Factors Influencing The Storage And Movement Of GroundwaterChapter 17.4 - How Groundwater MovesChapter 17.5 - Wells And Artesian SystemsChapter 17.6 - Springs, Hot Springs, And GeysersChapter 17.7 - Environmental ProblemsChapter 17.8 - The Geologic Work Of GroundwaterChapter 18 - Glaciers And GlaciationChapter 18.1 - Glaciers: A Part Of Two Basic CyclesChapter 18.2 - Glaciers: A Part Of Two Basic CyclesChapter 18.3 - Glacial ErosionChapter 18.4 - Glacial DepositsChapter 18.5 - Other Effects Of Ice Age GlaciersChapter 18.6 - The Ice AgeChapter 19 - Deserts And WindChapter 19.1 - Distribution And Causes Of Dry LandsChapter 19.2 - Geologic Processes In Arid ClimatesChapter 19.3 - Basin And Range: The Evolution Of A Desert LandscapeChapter 19.4 - Transportation Of Sediment By WindChapter 19.5 - Wind ErosionChapter 19.6 - Wind DepositsChapter 20 - ShorelinesChapter 20.1 - The Shoreline: A Dynamic InterfaceChapter 20.2 - Ocean WavesChapter 20.3 - Shoreline ProcessesChapter 20.4 - Shoreline FeaturesChapter 20.5 - Contrasting America’s CoastsChapter 20.6 - Hurricanes: The Ultimate Coastal HazardChapter 20.7 - Stabilizing The ShoreChapter 20.8 - TidesChapter 21 - Global Climate ChangeChapter 21.1 - Climate And GeologyChapter 21.2 - Detecting Climate ChangeChapter 21.3 - Some Atmospheric BasicsChapter 21.4 - Heating The AtmosphereChapter 21.5 - Natural Causes Of Climate ChangeChapter 21.6 - Human Impact On Global ClimateChapter 21.7 - Climate-feedback MechanismsChapter 21.8 - Some Consequences Of Global WarmingChapter 22 - Earth’s Evolution Through Geologic TimeChapter 22.1 - Is Earth Unique?Chapter 22.2 - Birth Of A PlanetChapter 22.3 - Origin And Evolution Of The Atmosphere And OceansChapter 22.4 - Precambrian History: The Formation Of Earth’s ContinentsChapter 22.5 - Geologic History Of The Phanerozoic: The Formation Of Earth’s Modern ContinentsChapter 22.6 - Earth’s First LifeChapter 22.7 - Paleozoic Era: Life ExplodesChapter 22.8 - Mesozoic Era: Age Of The DinosaursChapter 22.9 - Cenozoic Era: Age Of MammalsChapter 23 - Energy And Mineral ResourcesChapter 23.1 - Renewable And Nonrenewable ResourcesChapter 23.2 - Energy Resources: Fossil FuelsChapter 23.3 - Nuclear EnergyChapter 23.4 - Renewable EnergyChapter 23.5 - Mineral ResourcesChapter 23.6 - Igneous And Metamorphic ProcessesChapter 23.7 - Mineral Resources Related To Surface ProcessesChapter 23.8 - Nonmetallic Mineral ResourcesChapter 24 - Touring Our Solar System1Chapter 24.1 - Our Solar System: An OverviewChapter 24.2 - Earth’s Moon: A Chip Off The Old BlockChapter 24.3 - Terrestrial PlanetsChapter 24.4 - Jovian PlanetsChapter 24.5 - Small Solar System Bodies

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Learning Objective-driven textbook, using augmented reality to bring geology to life.

With its strong readability and engaging, instructive illustrations, this trusted bestseller returns with a hybrid and streamlined focus on core principles. Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology maintains a learning objective-driven approach throughout each chapter: The text provides readers with a structured learning path, tied to learning objectives with opportunities for readers to demonstrate their understanding at the end of each section. The authors' emphasis on currency and relevance includes the latest thinking in the field, particularly in the dynamic area of plate tectonics.

 

The 12th Edition, Pearson Science's first augmented reality, hybrid textbook, uses the BouncePages image recognition app (FREE on both iOS and Android stores) to connect readers' digital devices to the print textbook, enhancing their reading and learning experience. Tarbuck/Lutgens's innovative SmartFigures feature has been expanded, adding new digital content via Project Condor, Mobile Field Trips by Michael Collier, Animated Figures, and additional tutorial videos from Callan Bentley.

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