Exploring Geology - 5th Edition - by Reynolds,  Stephen J., Johnson,  Julia K., Morin,  Paul J. - ISBN 9781259929632
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Exploring Geology
5th Edition
Reynolds, Stephen J., Johnson, Julia K., Morin, Paul J.
Publisher: Mcgraw-hill Education,
ISBN: 9781259929632

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Chapter 2.2 - How Do We Interpret Geologic Clues?Chapter 2.3 - How Do We Depict Earth’s Surface?Chapter 2.4 - How Do We Depict Earth’s Heights, Slopes, And Subsurface Geology?Chapter 2.5 - How Are Geologic Problems Quantified?Chapter 2.6 - How Do Geologists Refer To Rates And Time?Chapter 2.7 - How Do We Investigate Geologic Questions?Chapter 2.8 - How Do Scientific Ideas Get Established?Chapter 2.9 - What Does A Geologist Do?Chapter 2.10 - Connections: How Did This Crater Form?Chapter 3.1 - What Are The Major Features Of Earth?Chapter 3.2 - Why Do Some Continents Have Matching Shapes?Chapter 3.3 - Where Do Earthquakes And Volcanoes Occur?Chapter 3.4 - What Causes Tectonic Activity To Occur In Belts?Chapter 3.5 - What Happens At Divergent Boundaries?Chapter 3.6 - What Happens At Convergent Boundaries?Chapter 3.7 - What Happens Along Transform Boundaries?Chapter 3.8 - How Do Plates Move And Interact?Chapter 3.9 - How Is Paleomagnetism Used To Determine Rates Of Seafloor Spreading?Chapter 3.10 - What Geologic Features Does Plate Tectonics Help Explain?Chapter 3.11 - Connections: Why Is South America Lopsided?Chapter 4.1 - What Is The Difference Between A Rock And A Mineral?Chapter 4.2 - How Are Minerals Put Together In Rocks?Chapter 4.3 - How Do We Distinguish One Mineral From Another?Chapter 4.4 - What Controls A Crystal’s Shape?Chapter 4.5 - What Causes Cleavage In Minerals?Chapter 4.6 - How Are Minerals Classified?Chapter 4.7 - What Is The Crystalline Structure Of Silicate Minerals?Chapter 4.8 - What Are Some Common Silicate Minerals?Chapter 4.9 - What Are Some Common Nonsilicate Minerals?Chapter 4.10 - Where Are Different Minerals Abundant?Chapter 4.11 - What Are The Building Blocks Of Minerals?Chapter 4.12 - How Do Atoms Bond Together?Chapter 4.13 - How Do Chemical Reactions Help Minerals Grow Or Dissolve?Chapter 4.14 - Connections: How Are Minerals Used In Society?Chapter 5.1 - What Textures Do Igneous Rocks Display?Chapter 5.2 - How Are Igneous Rocks Classified?Chapter 5.3 - What Are Some Other Igneous Rocks?Chapter 5.4 - How Do Temperature And Pressure Vary Inside Earth?Chapter 5.5 - How Do Rocks Melt?Chapter 5.6 - How Do Igneous Rocks Form?Chapter 5.7 - How Does Magma Move?Chapter 5.8 - How Does Magma Solidify?Chapter 5.9 - How Does Magma Form Along Divergent Plate Boundaries?Chapter 5.10 - How Does Magma Form Along Convergent Plate Boundaries?Chapter 5.11 - How Is Magma Generated At Hot Spots And Other Sites Away From Plate Boundaries?Chapter 5.12 - How Do Large Magma Chambers Form And How Are They Expressed In Landscapes?Chapter 5.13 - How Are Small Intrusions Formed And Expressed In Landscapes?Chapter 5.14 - Connections: How Did The Sierra Nevada Form?Chapter 6.1 - What Is And Is Not A Volcano?Chapter 6.2 - What Controls The Style Of Eruption?Chapter 6.3 - What Features Characterize Basaltic Volcanoes?Chapter 6.4 - How Do Shield Volcanoes Form?Chapter 6.5 - What Causes Flood Basalts?Chapter 6.6 - What Are The Hazards Of Basaltic Eruptions?Chapter 6.7 - What Are Composite Volcanoes?Chapter 6.8 - What Disasters Were Caused By Composite Volcanoes?Chapter 6.9 - How Do Volcanic Domes Form?Chapter 6.10 - Why Does A Caldera Form?Chapter 6.11 - What Disasters Were Related To Calderas?Chapter 6.12 - What Areas Have The Highest Potential For Volcanic Hazards?Chapter 6.13 - How Do We Monitor Volcanoes?Chapter 6.14 - Connections: What Volcanic Hazards Are Posed By Mount Rainier?Chapter 7.1 - What Sedimentary Environments Occur On Land?Chapter 7.2 - What Sedimentary Environments Are Near Shorelines And In Oceans?Chapter 7.3 - Where Do Clasts Come From?Chapter 7.4 - What Are The Characteristics Of Clastic Sediments?Chapter 7.5 - What Types Of Rocks Do Clastic Sediments Form?Chapter 7.6 - What Are Nonclastic Sedimentary Rocks And How Do They Form?Chapter 7.7 - Why Do Sedimentary Rocks Have Layers?Chapter 7.8 - Where Do Breccia And Conglomerate Form?Chapter 7.9 - Where Does Sandstone Form?Chapter 7.10 - How Do Fine-grained Clastic Rocks Form?Chapter 7.11 - How Do Carbonate Rocks Form?Chapter 7.12 - How Do Changing Environments Create A Sequence Of Different Kinds Of Sediments?Chapter 7.13 - How Do We Study Sedimentary Sequences?Chapter 7.14 - Why Are Sediments And Sedimentary Rocks Important To Our Society?Chapter 7.15 - Connections: How Did Sedimentary Layers West Of Denver Form?Chapter 8.1 - How Do Rocks Respond To Stress?Chapter 8.2 - How Do Rocks Respond To Changes In Stress, Temperature, And Fluids?Chapter 8.3 - How Do Rocks Fracture?Chapter 8.4 - What Are Different Types Of Faults?Chapter 8.5 - What Are Folds And How Are They Shaped?Chapter 8.6 - What Are Some Metamorphic Features?Chapter 8.7 - What Are Some Common Metamorphic Rocks?Chapter 8.8 - How Does Metamorphism Occur?Chapter 8.9 - Where Does Metamorphism Occur?Chapter 8.10 - What Processes Occur In Extensional And Strike-slip Settings?Chapter 8.11 - How Are Different Structures And Metamorphic Features Related?Chapter 8.12 - How Are Geologic Structures And Metamorphic Rocks Expressed In The Landscape?Chapter 8.13 - How Do We Study Geologic Structures And Metamorphic Features?Chapter 8.14 - Connections: What Is The Structural And Metamorphic History Of New England?Chapter 9.1 - How Do We Infer The Relative Ages Of Events?Chapter 9.2 - How Do We Study Ages Of Landscapes?Chapter 9.3 - What Is The Significance Of An Unconformity?Chapter 9.4 - How Are Ages Assigned To Rocks And Events?Chapter 9.5 - What Are Fossils?Chapter 9.6 - How And Why Did Living Things Change And How Did Earth Change Over Time?Chapter 9.7 - How Are Fossils Used To Infer Ages Of Rocks?Chapter 9.8 - How Was The Geologic Timescale Developed?Chapter 9.9 - What Is The Evidence For The Age Of Earth?Chapter 9.10 - What Events Occurred Early In Earth’s History And How Did Earth Change Over Time?Chapter 9.11 - What Were Some Milestones In The Early History Of Life On Earth?Chapter 9.12 - What Were Some Milestones In The Later History Of Life On Earth?Chapter 9.13 - How Do We Reconstruct Geologic Histories?Chapter 9.14 - Why Do We Investigate Geologic History?Chapter 9.15 - Connections: What Is The History Of The Grand Canyon?Chapter 10.1 - How Do We Explore The Seafloor?Chapter 10.2 - What Processes Occur At Mid-ocean Ridges?Chapter 10.3 - What Are Major Features Of The Deep Ocean?Chapter 10.4 - How Do Oceanic Islands, Seamounts, And Oceanic Plateaus Form?Chapter 10.5 - What Processes Form Island Arcs?Chapter 10.6 - How Did Smaller Seas Of The Pacific Form?Chapter 10.7 - How Did Smaller Seas Near Eurasia Form?Chapter 10.8 - How Do Reefs And Coral Atolls Form?Chapter 10.9 - What Is The Geology Of Continental Margins?Chapter 10.10 - How Do Marine Evaporite Deposits Form?Chapter 10.11 - How Did Earth’s Modern Oceans Evolve?Chapter 10.12 - Connections: How Did The Gulf Of Mexico And The Caribbean Region Form?Chapter 11.1 - Why Are Some Regions High In Elevation?Chapter 11.2 - Where Do Mountain Belts And High Regions Form?Chapter 11.3 - How Do Local Mountains Form?Chapter 11.4 - Where Do Basins Form?Chapter 11.5 - How Do Mountains And Basins Form At Convergent Continental Margins?Chapter 11.6 - How Does Continental Extension Occur?Chapter 11.7 - What Are The Characteristics And History Of Continental Hot Spots?Chapter 11.8 - What Features Characterize The Interiors Of Continents?Chapter 11.9 - What Are Tectonic Terranes?Chapter 11.10 - How Do Continents Form?Chapter 11.11 - How Did The Continents Join And Split Apart?Chapter 11.12 - Connections 1: How Did The Appalachian And Ouachita Mountains Form?Chapter 11.13 - Connections 2: What Is The Geologic History Of The Western United States?Chapter 12.1 - What Is An Earthquake?Chapter 12.2 - How Does Faulting Cause Earthquakes?Chapter 12.3 - Where Do Most Earthquakes Occur?Chapter 12.4 - What Causes Earthquakes Along Plate Boundaries And Within Plates?Chapter 12.5 - How Do Earthquake Waves Travel?Chapter 12.6 - How Do We Determine The Location And Size Of An Earthquake?Chapter 12.7 - How Do Earthquakes Cause Damage?Chapter 12.8 - What Were Some Major North American Earthquakes?Chapter 12.9 - What Were Some Recent Large Earthquakes?Chapter 12.10 - How Does A Tsunami Form And Cause Destruction?Chapter 12.11 - How Do We Study Earthquakes In The Field?Chapter 12.12 - Can Earthquakes Be Predicted?Chapter 12.13 - What Is The Potential For Earthquakes Along The San Andreas Fault?Chapter 12.14 - How Do We Explore Earth’s Subsurface?Chapter 12.15 - What Do Seismic Waves Indicate About Earth’s Interior?Chapter 12.16 - How Do We Investigate Deep Processes?Chapter 12.17 - Connections: What Happened During The Great Alaskan Earthquake Of 1964?Chapter 13.1 - What Causes Winds?Chapter 13.2 - What Causes Some Local And Regional Winds?Chapter 13.3 - Why Does It Rain, Snow, And Hail?Chapter 13.4 - How Does Rising Air Cause Precipitation?Chapter 13.5 - How Do Hurricanes, Tornadoes, And Other Storms Develop?Chapter 13.6 - What Is The Global Pattern Of Surface Currents?Chapter 13.7 - How Do Ocean Currents Influence Climate?Chapter 13.8 - What Causes Short-term Climatic Variations?Chapter 13.9 - What Controls The Location Of Rain Forests?Chapter 13.10 - What Are Deserts And How Do They Form?Chapter 13.11 - How Does Wind Transport Material?Chapter 13.12 - What Features Are Common In Deserts?Chapter 13.13 - What Is The Evidence For Climate Change?Chapter 13.14 - What Factors Influence Climate Change?Chapter 13.15 - What Are The Consequences Of Climate Change?Chapter 13.16 - What Is The Relationship Among Climate, Tectonics, And Landscape Evolution?Chapter 14.1 - What Are Glaciers?Chapter 14.2 - How Do Glaciers Form, Move, And Vanish?Chapter 14.3 - How Do Glaciers Erode, Transport, And Deposit?Chapter 14.4 - What Are The Landforms Of Alpine Glaciation?Chapter 14.5 - What Are The Landforms Of Continental Glaciation?Chapter 14.6 - What Features Are Peripheral To Glaciers?Chapter 14.7 - What Is The Evidence For Past Glaciations?Chapter 14.8 - What Happened During Past Ice Ages?Chapter 14.9 - What Starts And Stops Glaciations?Chapter 14.10 - What Processes Occur Along Coasts?Chapter 14.11 - What Causes High Tides And Low Tides?Chapter 14.12 - How Do Waves Form And Propagate?Chapter 14.13 - How Is Material Eroded, Transported, And Deposited Along Coasts?Chapter 14.14 - What Landforms Occur Along Coasts?Chapter 14.15 - What Are Some Challenges Of Living Along Coasts?Chapter 14.16 - How Do We Assess The Relative Risks Of Different Stretches Of Coastline?Chapter 14.17 - What Happens When Sea Level Changes?Chapter 14.18 - What Causes Changes In Sea Level?Chapter 14.19 - Connections: What Would Happen To Sea Level If The Ice In West Antarctica Melted?Chapter 15.1 - What Physical Processes Affect Earth Materials Near The Surface?Chapter 15.2 - How Do Chemical Processes Affect Earth Materials Near The Surface?Chapter 15.3 - How Does The Type Of Earth Material Influence Weathering?Chapter 15.4 - How Do Climate, Slope, Vegetation, And Time Influence Weathering?Chapter 15.5 - How Is Weathering Expressed?Chapter 15.6 - How Do Caves Form?Chapter 15.7 - What Is Karst Topography?Chapter 15.8 - How Does Soil Form?Chapter 15.9 - Why Is Soil Important To Society?Chapter 15.10 - What Controls The Stability Of Slopes?Chapter 15.11 - How Do Slopes Fail?Chapter 15.12 - How Does Material On Slopes Fall And Slide?Chapter 15.13 - How Does Material Flow Down Slopes?Chapter 15.14 - Where Do Slope Failures Occur In The U.s.?Chapter 15.15 - How Do We Study Slope Failures And Assess The Risk For Future Events?Chapter 15.16 - Connections: What Is Happening With The Slumgullion Landslide In Colorado?Chapter 16.1 - What Is A Drainage Network?Chapter 16.2 - How Do Streams Transport Sediment And Erode Their Channels?Chapter 16.3 - How Do Stream Systems Change Downstream Or Over Short Time Frames?Chapter 16.4 - What Factors Influence Profiles Of Streams?Chapter 16.5 - Why Do Streams Have Curves?Chapter 16.6 - What Happens In The Headwaters Of Streams?Chapter 16.7 - What Features Characterize Braided Streams?Chapter 16.8 - What Features Characterize Low-gradient Streams?Chapter 16.9 - What Happens When A Stream Reaches Its Base Level?Chapter 16.10 - How Do Streams Change Over Time?Chapter 16.11 - What Happens During Stream Incision?Chapter 16.12 - What Is And What Is Not A Flood?Chapter 16.13 - What Were Some Devastating Floods?Chapter 16.14 - How Do We Measure Floods?Chapter 16.15 - Connections: How Does The Colorado River Change As It Flows Across The Landscape?Chapter 17.1 - Where Does Water Occur On Our Planet?Chapter 17.2 - How Do We Use Fresh Water?Chapter 17.3 - Where Is Groundwater Found?Chapter 17.4 - How And Where Does Groundwater Flow?Chapter 17.5 - What Is The Relationship Between Surface Water And Groundwater?Chapter 17.6 - How Do We Explore For Groundwater?Chapter 17.7 - What Problems Are Associated With Groundwater Pumping?Chapter 17.8 - How Can Water Become Contaminated?Chapter 17.9 - How Does Groundwater Contamination Move And How Do We Clean It Up?Chapter 17.10 - Connections: What Is Going On With The Ogallala Aquifer?Chapter 18.1 - How Do Oil And Natural Gas Form?Chapter 18.2 - In What Settings Are Oil And Gas Trapped?Chapter 18.3 - What Are Shale Gas And Shale Oil?Chapter 18.4 - How Do Coal And Coal-bed Methane Form?Chapter 18.5 - What Are Other Types Of Hydrocarbons?Chapter 18.6 - How Do We Explore For Fossil Fuels?Chapter 18.7 - How Is Nuclear Energy Produced?Chapter 18.8 - How Is Water Used To Generate Electricity?Chapter 18.9 - What Are Alternative Energy Sources?Chapter 18.10 - What Are Mineral Deposits And How Do They Form?Chapter 18.11 - How Do Precious Metal Deposits Form?Chapter 18.12 - How Do Base Metal Deposits Form?Chapter 18.13 - How Do We Explore For Mineral Deposits?Chapter 18.14 - Why Are Industrial Rocks And Minerals So Important To Society?Chapter 18.15 - Connections: Why Is Wyoming So Rich In Energy Resources?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 Is The Geology Of The Inner Planets?Chapter 19.4 - What Is The Geology 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 Is The Geology Of The Outer Planets And Their Moons?Chapter 19.8 - Connections: What Have We Learned About Mars?

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