Exploring Earth Science - 2nd Edition - by Stephen J. Reynolds, Julia K. Johnson, Robert V. Rohli, Peter R. Waylen, Mark A. Francek - ISBN 9781259638619
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Exploring Earth Science
2nd Edition
Stephen J. Reynolds, Julia K. Johnson, Robert V. Rohli, Peter R. Waylen, Mark A. Francek
Publisher: Mcgraw-hill Education,
ISBN: 9781259638619

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Chapter 1.11 - What Is Earth’s Place In The Solar System?Chapter 1.12 - How Do We Approach Earth Science Problems?Chapter 1.13 - How Do We Develop Scientific Explanations?Chapter 1.14 - How Do Scientific Ideas Get Established?Chapter 1.15 - Connections: How Are Earth-system Processes Expressed In The Black Hills And In Rapid City?Chapter 2.1 - What Is The Difference Between A Rock And A Mineral?Chapter 2.2 - How Are Minerals Put Together In Rocks?Chapter 2.3 - How Do We Distinguish One Mineral From Another?Chapter 2.4 - What Controls A Crystal’s Shape?Chapter 2.5 - What Causes Cleavage In Minerals?Chapter 2.6 - How Are Minerals Classified?Chapter 2.7 - What Is The Crystalline Structure Of Silicate Minerals?Chapter 2.8 - What Are Some Common Silicate Minerals?Chapter 2.9 - What Are Some Common Nonsilicate Minerals?Chapter 2.10 - What Are The Building Blocks Of Minerals?Chapter 2.11 - How Do Atoms Bond Together?Chapter 2.12 - How Do Chemical Reactions Help Minerals Grow Or Dissolve?Chapter 2.13 - What Are Mineral Deposits And How Do They Form?Chapter 2.14 - Connections: How Are Minerals Used In Society?Chapter 3.1 - How Do Rocks Form?Chapter 3.2 - What Can Happen To A Rock?Chapter 3.3 - What Sedimentary Environments Occur On Land?Chapter 3.4 - What Sedimentary Environments Are Near Shorelines And In Oceans?Chapter 3.5 - Where Do Clasts Come From?Chapter 3.6 - What Are The Characteristics Of Clastic Sediments?Chapter 3.7 - What Are Some Common Sedimentary Rocks?Chapter 3.8 - Why Do Sedimentary Rocks Have Layers?Chapter 3.9 - What Textures Do Igneous Rocks Display?Chapter 3.10 - What Are Common Igneous Rocks?Chapter 3.11 - What Are Some Metamorphic Features?Chapter 3.12 - What Are Metamorphic Processes And Rocks?Chapter 3.13 - Connections: How Are Different Rock Types Expressed In Landscapes?Chapter 4.1 - How Do We Infer The Relative Ages Of Events?Chapter 4.2 - What Is The Significance Of An Unconformity?Chapter 4.3 - How Are Ages Assigned To Rocks And Events?Chapter 4.4 - What Are Fossils?Chapter 4.5 - How And Why Did Living Things Change Through Geologic Time?Chapter 4.6 - How Was The Geologic Timescale Developed?Chapter 4.7 - What Is The Evidence For The Age Of Earth?Chapter 4.9 - What Were Some Milestones In The Early History Of Life On Earth?Chapter 4.10 - What Were Some Milestones In The Later History Of Life On Earth?Chapter 4.11 - How Do We Study Ages Of Landscapes?Chapter 4.12 - Connections: What Is The History Of The Grand Canyon?Chapter 5.1 - What Is Inside Earth?Chapter 5.2 - What Are The Major Features Of Earth?Chapter 5.3 - Why Do Some Continents Have Matching Shapes?Chapter 5.4 - Where Do Earthquakes And Volcanoes Occur?Chapter 5.5 - What Causes Tectonic Activity To Occur In Belts?Chapter 5.6 - What Happens At Divergent Boundaries?Chapter 5.7 - What Happens At Convergent Boundaries?Chapter 5.8 - What Happens Along Transform Boundaries?Chapter 5.9 - How Does Seafloor Vary From Place To Place?Chapter 5.10 - What Features Occur Along Mid-ocean Ridges?Chapter 5.11 - How Do Oceanic Islands, Seamounts, And Oceanic Plateaus Form?Chapter 5.12 - What Are The Characteristics And History Of Continental Hot Spots?Chapter 5.13 - How Do Plates Move And Interact?Chapter 5.14 - How Is Paleomagnetism Used To Determine Rates Of Seafloor Spreading?Chapter 5.15 - Connections: Why Is South America Lopsided?Chapter 6.1 - How Does Magma Form?Chapter 6.2 - How Does Magma Move?Chapter 6.3 - What Is And Is Not A Volcano?Chapter 6.4 - What Controls The Style Of Eruption?Chapter 6.5 - What Hazards Are Associated With Volcanoes?Chapter 6.6 - What Volcanic Features Consist Of Basalt?Chapter 6.7 - What Are Composite Volcanoes And Volcanic Domes?Chapter 6.8 - What Disasters Were Caused By Composite Volcanoes And Volcanic Domes?Chapter 6.9 - What Are Calderas?Chapter 6.10 - What Types Of Volcanism And Other Igneous Processes Occur Along Plate Boundaries?Chapter 6.11 - How Do Large Magma Chambers Form And How Are They Expressed In Landscapes?Chapter 6.12 - How Are Small Intrusions Formed And Expressed In Landscapes?Chapter 6.13 - What Areas Have The Highest Potential For Volcanic Hazards?Chapter 6.14 - Connections: What Volcanic Hazards Are Posed By Mount Rainier?Chapter 7.1 - What Is Deformation And How Is It Expressed In Landscapes?Chapter 7.2 - How Are Fractures Expressed In Landscapes?Chapter 7.3 - How Are Folds Expressed In Landscapes?Chapter 7.4 - What Is An Earthquake?Chapter 7.5 - How Does Faulting Cause Earthquakes?Chapter 7.6 - How Do Earthquake Waves Travel?Chapter 7.7 - How Do We Determine The Location And Size Of An Earthquake?Chapter 7.8 - Where Do Most Earthquakes Occur?Chapter 7.9 - What Causes Earthquakes Along Plate Boundaries And Within Plates?Chapter 7.10 - How Do Earthquakes Cause Damage?Chapter 7.11 - How Does A Tsunami Form And Cause Destruction?Chapter 7.12 - What Were Some Recent Large Earthquakes?Chapter 7.13 - What Were Some Major North American Earthquakes?Chapter 7.14 - Connections: What Is The Potential For Earthquakes Along The San Andreas Fault?Chapter 8.1 - Why Are Some Regions High In Elevation?Chapter 8.2 - Where Do Mountain Belts And High Regions Form?Chapter 8.3 - How Do Local Mountains Form?Chapter 8.4 - Where Do Basins Form?Chapter 8.5 - How Do Mountains And Basins Form At Convergent Continental Margins?Chapter 8.6 - How Does Continental Extension Occur?Chapter 8.7 - What Features Characterize The Interiors And Margins Of Continents?Chapter 8.8 - How Do Marine Evaporite Deposits Form?Chapter 8.9 - How Do Reefs And Coral Atolls Form?Chapter 8.10 - What Are Tectonic Terranes?Chapter 8.11 - How Did The Continents Join And Split Apart?Chapter 8.12 - Connections: How Do Oil And Natural Gas Form?Chapter 9.1 - What Can We Observe In Landscapes?Chapter 9.2 - What Physical Processes Affect Earth Materials Near The Surface?Chapter 9.3 - How Do Chemical Processes Affect Earth Materials Near The Surface?Chapter 9.4 - How Does The Type Of Earth Material Influence Weathering?Chapter 9.5 - How Do Climate, Slope, Vegetation, And Time Influence Weathering?Chapter 9.6 - How Is Weathering Expressed?Chapter 9.7 - How Are Landscapes Eroded?Chapter 9.8 - How Do Landscapes Record Transport And Deposition By Gravity, Streams, Ice, And Waves?Chapter 9.9 - How Do Landscapes Record Transport And Deposition By Wind?Chapter 9.10 - How Do Arches And Natural Bridges Form?Chapter 9.11 - How Do Caves Form?Chapter 9.12 - What Is Karst Topography?Chapter 9.13 - Connections: What Formed Diverse Landscapes Of The Rocky Mountains Of Colorado?Chapter 10.1 - What Is Soil?Chapter 10.2 - How Important Are Water And Organics In Soil?Chapter 10.3 - How Does Soil Form?Chapter 10.4 - How Do Terrain, Parent Material, Vegetation, And Time Affect Soil Formation?Chapter 10.5 - What Are The Major Types Of Soil?Chapter 10.6 - What Types Of Soils Are Most Influenced By Their Climate?Chapter 10.7 - What Other Factors Control The Formation And Distribution Of Soils?Chapter 10.8 - What Are The Causes And Impacts Of Soil Erosion?Chapter 10.9 - What Controls The Stability Of Slopes?Chapter 10.10 - How Do Slopes Fail?Chapter 10.11 - How Does Material On Slopes Fall And Slide?Chapter 10.12 - How Does Material Flow Down Slopes?Chapter 10.13 - Where Do Slope Failures Occur In The U.s.?Chapter 10.14 - Connections: How Do We Assess The Risk For Problem Soils And Future Slope Failures?Chapter 11.1 - What Are Glaciers?Chapter 11.2 - How Do Glaciers Form, Move, And Vanish?Chapter 11.3 - How Do Glaciers Erode, Transport, And Deposit?Chapter 11.4 - What Are The Landforms Of Alpine Glaciation?Chapter 11.5 - What Are The Landforms Of Continental Glaciation?Chapter 11.6 - What Features Are Peripheral To Glaciers?Chapter 11.7 - What Happened During Past Ice Ages?Chapter 11.8 - What Starts And Stops Glaciations?Chapter 11.9 - What Processes Occur Along Coasts?Chapter 11.10 - What Causes High Tides And Low Tides?Chapter 11.11 - How Do Waves Form And Propagate?Chapter 11.12 - How Is Material Eroded, Transported, And Deposited Along Coasts?Chapter 11.13 - What Landforms Occur Along Coasts?Chapter 11.14 - What Are Some Challenges Of Living Along Coasts?Chapter 11.15 - What Happens When Sea Level Changes?Chapter 11.16 - What Causes Changes In Sea Level?Chapter 11.17 - Connections: What Coastal Damage Was Caused By These Recent Atlantic Hurricanes?Chapter 12.1 - Where Does Water Occur On Our Planet?Chapter 12.2 - How Do We Use Fresh Water?Chapter 12.3 - What Is A Drainage Network?Chapter 12.4 - How Do Streams Transport Sediment And Erode Their Channels?Chapter 12.5 - How Do Stream Systems Change Downstream Or Over Short Time Frames?Chapter 12.6 - Why Do Streams Have Curves?Chapter 12.7 - What Features Characterize Steep Streams?Chapter 12.8 - What Features Characterize Low-gradient Streams And Deltas?Chapter 12.9 - What Features Are Associated With Streams?Chapter 12.10 - What Is And What Is Not A Flood?Chapter 12.11 - Where Is Groundwater Found?Chapter 12.12 - How And Where Does Groundwater Flow?Chapter 12.13 - What Is The Relationship Between Surface Water And Groundwater?Chapter 12.14 - What Problems Are Associated With Groundwater Pumping?Chapter 12.15 - How Can Water Become Contaminated?Chapter 12.16 - How Does Groundwater Contamination Move And How Do We Clean It Up?Chapter 12.17 - Connections: What Is Going On With The Ogallala Aquifer?Chapter 13.1 - What Is The Atmosphere?Chapter 13.2 - What Is Energy And How Is It Transmitted?Chapter 13.3 - What Are Heat And Temperature?Chapter 13.4 - What Is Latent Heat?Chapter 13.5 - What Is Electromagnetic Radiation?Chapter 13.6 - What Causes Changes In Insolation?Chapter 13.7 - Why Do We Have Seasons?Chapter 13.8 - What Controls When And Where The Sun Rises And Sets?Chapter 13.9 - How Does Insolation Interact With The Atmosphere?Chapter 13.10 - What Is Ozone And Why Is It So Important?Chapter 13.11 - How Much Insolation Reaches The Surface?Chapter 13.12 - How Does Earth Maintain An Energy Balance?Chapter 13.13 - How Do Insolation And Outgoing Radiation Vary Spatially?Chapter 13.14 - Why Do Temperatures Vary Between Oceans And Continents?Chapter 13.15 - Connections: How Are Variations In Insolation Expressed Between The North And South Poles?Chapter 14.1 - How Do Gases Respond To Changes In Temperature And Pressure?Chapter 14.2 - What Causes Winds?Chapter 14.3 - What Causes Some Local And Regional Winds?Chapter 14.4 - What Are Some Significant Regional Winds?Chapter 14.5 - How Do Variations In Insolation Cause Global Patterns Of Air Pressure And Circulation?Chapter 14.6 - How Does Air Circulate In The Tropics?Chapter 14.7 - How Does Air Circulate In High Latitudes?Chapter 14.8 - How Does Surface Air Circulate In Mid-latitudes?Chapter 14.9 - How Does Air Circulate Aloft Over The Mid-latitudes?Chapter 14.10 - Connections: What Causes Monsoons?Chapter 15.1 - How Does Water Occur In The Atmosphere?Chapter 15.2 - What Is Humidity?Chapter 15.3 - How Do Specific Humidity And Dew Point Vary From Place To Place And Seasonally?Chapter 15.4 - What Happens When Air Rises Or Sinks?Chapter 15.5 - How Does The Surface Affect The Rising Of Air?Chapter 15.6 - What Mechanisms Can Force Air To Rise?Chapter 15.7 - What Do Clouds Tell Us About Weather?Chapter 15.8 - What Conditions Produce Fog?Chapter 15.9 - How Does Precipitation Form?Chapter 15.10 - How Do Sleet And Freezing Rain Form?Chapter 15.11 - What Is The Distribution Of Precipitation?Chapter 15.12 - Connections: What Caused The Recent Great Plains Drought?Chapter 16.1 - Why Does Weather Change?Chapter 16.2 - What Are Fronts?Chapter 16.3 - Where Do Mid-latitude Cyclones Form And Cross North America?Chapter 16.4 - What Conditions Produce Thunderstorms?Chapter 16.5 - Where Are Thunderstorms Most Common?Chapter 16.6 - What Causes Hail?Chapter 16.7 - What Causes Lightning And Thunder?Chapter 16.8 - What Is A Tornado?Chapter 16.9 - Where And When Do Tornadoes Strike?Chapter 16.10 - What Are Some Other Types Of Wind Storms?Chapter 16.11 - What Is A Tropical Cyclone?Chapter 16.12 - What Affects The Strength Of A Tropical Cyclone?Chapter 16.13 - Connections: What Happened During Hurricane Sandy?Chapter 17.1 - What Causes Ocean Currents?Chapter 17.2 - What Is The Global Pattern Of Surface Currents?Chapter 17.3 - How Do Sea-surface Temperatures Vary From Place To Place And Season To Season?Chapter 17.4 - What Causes Water To Rise Or Sink?Chapter 17.5 - What Are The Global Patterns Of Temperature And Salinity?Chapter 17.6 - What Processes Affect Ocean Temperature And Salinity In Tropical And Polar Regions?Chapter 17.7 - How Are The Atmosphere, Oceans, And Cryosphere Coupled?Chapter 17.8 - What Connects Equatorial Atmospheric And Oceanic Circulation?Chapter 17.9 - What Are The Phases Of Enso?Chapter 17.10 - What Are The Effects Of Enso?Chapter 17.11 - Connections: What Types Of Life Reside In The Oceans?Chapter 18.1 - How Do We Classify Climates?Chapter 18.2 - What Are The Most Common Climate Types?Chapter 18.3 - What Is The Setting Of Tropical Climates?Chapter 18.4 - What Conditions Cause Arid Climates?Chapter 18.5 - What Causes Warm Temperate Climates?Chapter 18.6 - What Are The Settings Of Mid-latitude Climates?Chapter 18.7 - What Causes Subarctic And Polar Climates?Chapter 18.8 - What Is The Role Of Carbon In The Climate?Chapter 18.9 - What Is The Evidence For Climate Change?Chapter 18.10 - What Factors Influence Climate Change?Chapter 18.11 - What Are The Consequences Of Climate Change?Chapter 18.12 - How Do We Use Computers To Study Climate Change?Chapter 18.13 - Connections: What Are Non-fossil Fuel Sources Of Energy?Chapter 19.1 - How Do We Explore Other Planets And Moons?Chapter 19.2 - Why Is Each Planet And Moon Different?Chapter 19.3 - What Can We Observe On The Inner Planets?Chapter 19.4 - What Is On The Surface Of Our Moon?Chapter 19.5 - What Is Observed On Jupiter And Its Moons?Chapter 19.6 - What Is Observed On Saturn And Its Moons?Chapter 19.7 - What Do We Observe On The Outer Planets And Their Moons?Chapter 19.8 - Connections: What Have We Learned About Mars?Chapter 20.1 - How Do We Observe The Universe?Chapter 20.2 - What Is Our Framework For Observing The Universe?Chapter 20.3 - How Does Temperature Influence The Type Of Light An Object Emits?Chapter 20.4 - How Do We Use Spectra To Study The Universe?Chapter 20.5 - What Controls The Motions Of Objects?Chapter 20.6 - How Do We Measure Distance, Motion, And Mass Of Astronomical Objects?Chapter 20.7 - What Processes And Features Characterize Stars?Chapter 20.8 - How Do Low-mass Stars Change Over Time?Chapter 20.9 - How Do High-mass Stars Change Over Time?Chapter 20.10 - What Objects Represent Remnants Of Stars?Chapter 20.11 - What Are Galaxies, Including The Milky Way?Chapter 20.12 - Connections: How Did The Universe Form, And How Is It Changing Through Time?

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