Earth Science (14th Edition) - 14th Edition - by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa - ISBN 9780321928092
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Earth Science (14th Edition)
14th Edition
Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa
Publisher: PEARSON
ISBN: 9780321928092

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Chapter 2.2 - Atoms: Building Blocks Of MineralsChapter 2.3 - Why Atoms BondChapter 2.4 - Properties Of A MineralChapter 2.5 - Mineral GroupsChapter 2.6 - Natural ResourcesChapter 3 - Rocks: Materials Of The Solid EarthChapter 3.1 - Earth As A System: The Rock CycleChapter 3.2 - Igneous Rocks: “formed By Fire”Chapter 3.3 - Sedimentary Rocks: Compacted And Cemented SedimentChapter 3.4 - Metamorphic Rocks: New Rock From OldChapter 3.5 - Resources From Rocks And MineralsChapter 4 - Weathering, Soil, And Mass WastingChapter 4.1 - Earth’s External ProcessesChapter 4.2 - WeatheringChapter 4.3 - Rates Of WeatheringChapter 4.4 - SoilChapter 4.5 - Controls Of Soil FormationChapter 4.6 - The Soil ProfileChapter 4.7 - Classifying SoilsChapter 4.8 - Soil Erosion: Losing A Vital ResourceChapter 4.9 - Mass Wasting: The Work Of GravityChapter 4.10 - Controls And Triggers Of Mass WastingChapter 4.11 - Classifying Mass-wasting ProcessesChapter 4.12 - Rapid Forms Of Mass WastingChapter 4.13 - Slow Forms Of Mass WastingChapter 5 - Running Water And GroundwaterChapter 5.1 - Earth As A System: The Hydrologic CycleChapter 5.2 - Running WaterChapter 5.3 - StreamflowChapter 5.4 - The Work Of Running WaterChapter 5.5 - Stream ChannelsChapter 5.6 - Shaping Stream ValleysChapter 5.7 - Depositional LandformsChapter 5.8 - Floods And Flood ControlChapter 5.9 - Groundwater: Water Beneath The SurfaceChapter 5.10 - Springs, Wells, And Artesian SystemsChapter 5.11 - Environmental Problems Of GroundwaterChapter 5.12 - The Geologic Work Of GroundwaterChapter 6 - Glaciers, Deserts, And WindChapter 6.1 - Glaciers And The Earth SystemChapter 6.2 - How Glaciers MoveChapter 6.3 - Glacial ErosionChapter 6.4 - Glacial DepositsChapter 6.5 - Other Effects Of Ice Age GlaciersChapter 6.6 - Extent Of Ice Age GlaciationChapter 6.7 - Causes Of Ice AgesChapter 6.8 - DesertsChapter 6.9 - Basin And Range: The Evolution Of A Mountainous Desert LandscapeChapter 6.10 - Wind ErosionChapter 6.11 - Wind DepositsChapter 7 - Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution UnfoldsChapter 7.1 - From Continental Drift To Plate TectonicsChapter 7.2 - Continental Drift: An Idea Before Its TimeChapter 7.3 - The Great DebateChapter 7.4 - The Theory Of Plate TectonicsChapter 7.5 - Divergent Plate Boundaries And Seafloor SpreadingChapter 7.6 - Convergent Plate Boundaries And SubductionChapter 7.7 - Transform Plate BoundariesChapter 7.8 - How Do Plates And Plate Boundaries Change?Chapter 7.9 - Testing The Plate Tectonics ModelChapter 7.10 - How Is Plate Motion MeasuredChapter 7.11 - What Drives Plate Motions?Chapter 8 - Earthquakes And Earth’s InteriorChapter 8.1 - What Is An Earthquake?Chapter 8.2 - Seismology: The Study Of Earthquake WavesChapter 8.3 - Determining The Size Of EarthquakesChapter 8.4 - Earthquake DestructionChapter 8.5 - Earthquake Belts And Plate BoundariesChapter 8.6 - Can Earthquakes Be Predicted?Chapter 8.7 - Earth’s InteriorChapter 8.8 - Earth’s LayersChapter 9 - Volcanoes And Other Igneous ActivityChapter 9.1 - Mount St. Helens Versus KilaueaChapter 9.2 - The Nature Of Volcanic EruptionsChapter 9.3 - Materials Extruded During An EruptionChapter 9.4 - Anatomy Of A VolcanoChapter 9.5 - Shield VolcanoesChapter 9.6 - Cinder ConesChapter 9.7 - Composite VolcanoesChapter 9.8 - Volcanic HazardsChapter 9.9 - Other Volcanic LandformsChapter 9.10 - Intrusive Igneous ActivityChapter 9.11 - Partial Melting And The Origin Of MagmaChapter 9.12 - Plate Tectonics And Volcanic ActivityChapter 10 - Crustal Deformation And Mountain BuildingChapter 10.1 - Crustal DeformationChapter 10.2 - Folds: Rock Structures Formed By Ductile DeformationChapter 10.3 - Faults And Joints: Rock Structures Formed By Brittle DeformationChapter 10.4 - Mountain BuildingChapter 10.5 - Subduction And Mountain BuildingChapter 10.6 - Collisional Mountain BeltsChapter 10.7 - What Causes Earth’s Varied Topography?Chapter 11 - Geologic TimeChapter 11.1 - A Brief History Of GeologyChapter 11.2 - Creating A Time Scale: Relative Dating PrinciplesChapter 11.3 - Fossils: Evidence Of Past LifeChapter 11.4 - Correlation Of Rock LayersChapter 11.5 - Dating With RadioactivityChapter 11.6 - The Geologic Time ScaleChapter 11.7 - Determining Numerical Dates For Sedimentary StrataChapter 12 - Earth’s Evolution Through Geologic TimeChapter 12.1 - Is Earth Unique?Chapter 12.2 - Birth Of A PlanetChapter 12.3 - Origin And Evolution Of The Atmosphere And OceansChapter 12.4 - Precambrian History: The Formation Of Earth’s ContinentsChapter 12.5 - Geologic History Of The Phanerozoic: The Formation Of Earth’s Modern ContinentsChapter 12.6 - Earth’s First LifeChapter 12.7 - Paleozoic Era: Life ExplodesChapter 12.8 - Mesozoic Era: Age Of The DinosaursChapter 12.9 - Cenozoic Era: Age Of MammalsChapter 13 - The Ocean FloorChapter 13.1 - The Vast World OceanChapter 13.2 - An Emerging Picture Of The Ocean FloorChapter 13.3 - Continental MarginsChapter 13.4 - Features Of Deep-ocean BasinsChapter 13.5 - The Oceanic RidgeChapter 13.6 - Seafloor SedimentsChapter 13.7 - Resources From The SeafloorChapter 14 - Ocean Water And Ocean LifeChapter 14.1 - Composition Of SeawaterChapter 14.2 - Variations In Temperature And Density With DepthChapter 14.3 - The Diversity Of Ocean LifeChapter 14.4 - Ocean ProductivityChapter 14.5 - Oceanic Feeding RelationshipsChapter 15 - The Dynamic OceanChapter 15.1 - The Ocean’s Surface CirculationChapter 15.2 - Upwelling And Deep-ocean CirculationChapter 15.3 - The Shoreline: A Dynamic InterfaceChapter 15.4 - Ocean WavesChapter 15.5 - The Work Of WavesChapter 15.6 - Shoreline FeaturesChapter 15.7 - Stabilizing The ShoreChapter 15.8 - Contrasting America’s CoastsChapter 15.9 - TidesChapter 16 - The Atmosphere: Composition, Structure, And TemperatureChapter 16.1 - Focus On The AtmosphereChapter 16.2 - Composition Of The AtmosphereChapter 16.3 - Vertical Structure Of The AtmosphereChapter 16.4 - Earth–sun RelationshipsChapter 16.5 - Energy, Heat, And TemperatureChapter 16.6 - Heating The AtmosphereChapter 16.7 - For The Record: Air Temperature DataChapter 16.8 - Why Temperatures Vary: The Controls Of TemperatureChapter 16.9 - World Distribution Of TemperatureChapter 17 - Moisture, Clouds, And PrecipitationChapter 17.1 - Water’s Changes Of StateChapter 17.2 - Humidity: Water Vapor In The AirChapter 17.3 - The Basis Of Cloud Formation: Adiabatic CoolingChapter 17.4 - Processes That Lift AirChapter 17.5 - The Weathermaker: Atmospheric StabilityChapter 17.6 - Condensation And Cloud FormationChapter 17.7 - FogChapter 17.8 - How Precipitation FormsChapter 17.9 - Forms Of PrecipitationChapter 17.10 - Measuring PrecipitationChapter 18 - Air Pressure And WindChapter 18.1 - Understanding Air PressureChapter 18.2 - Factors Affecting WindChapter 18.3 - Highs And LowsChapter 18.4 - General Circulation Of The AtmosphereChapter 18.5 - Local WindsChapter 18.6 - Measuring WindChapter 18.7 - El Niño And La Niña And The Southern OscillationChapter 18.8 - Global Distribution Of PrecipitationChapter 19 - Weather Patterns And Severe StormsChapter 19.1 - Air MassesChapter 19.2 - FrontsChapter 19.3 - Midlatitude CyclonesChapter 19.4 - ThunderstormsChapter 19.5 - TornadoesChapter 19.6 - HurricanesChapter 20 - World Climates And Global Climate ChangeChapter 20.1 - The Climate SystemChapter 20.2 - World ClimatesChapter 20.3 - Humid Tropical (a) ClimatesChapter 20.4 - Dry (b) ClimatesChapter 20.5 - Humid Middle-latitude Climates (c And D Climates)Chapter 20.6 - Polar (e) ClimatesChapter 20.7 - Highland ClimatesChapter 20.8 - Human Impact On Global ClimateChapter 20.9 - Climate-feedback MechanismsChapter 20.10 - How Aerosols Influence ClimateChapter 21 - Origins Of Modern AstronomyChapter 21.1 - Ancient AstronomyChapter 21.2 - The Birth Of Modern AstronomyChapter 21.3 - Positions In The SkyChapter 21.4 - The Motions Of EarthChapter 21.5 - Motions Of The Earth–moon SystemChapter 21.6 - Eclipses Of The Sun And MoonChapter 22 - Touring Our Solar SystemChapter 22.1 - Our Solar System: An OverviewChapter 22.2 - Earth’s Moon: A Chip Off The Old BlockChapter 22.3 - Terrestrial PlanetsChapter 22.4 - Jovian PlanetsChapter 22.5 - Small Solar System BodiesChapter 23 - Light, Astronomical Observations, And The SunChapter 23.1 - Signals From SpaceChapter 23.2 - SpectroscopyChapter 23.3 - Collecting Light Using Optical TelescopesChapter 23.4 - Radio-and Space-based AstronomyChapter 23.5 - The SunChapter 23.6 - The Active SunChapter 24 - Beyond Our Solar SystemChapter 24.1 - The UniverseChapter 24.2 - Interstellar Matter: Nursery Of The StarsChapter 24.3 - Classifying Stars: Hertzsprung– Russell Diagrams (h-r Diagrams)Chapter 24.4 - Stellar EvolutionChapter 24.5 - Stellar RemnantsChapter 24.6 - Galaxies And Galactic ClustersChapter 24.7 - The Big Bang Theory

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