ESSENTIALS OF GEOLOGY, Fifth Edition, is a shorter, less is more version of Monroe and Wicanderas PHYSICAL GEOLOGY text. In the same tradition, the authors present the material in a clear, consistent voice, appropriately focusing on the core concepts of physical geology, with an emphasis on plate tectonics and the dynamic nature of Earth. The engaging examples and images throughout the text enhance studentsa understanding and appreciation of physical geology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The greenhouse effect, global warming, climate changeathese headlines and topics are in the news all the time and are global issues that affect us all and the planet we live on. But just how ... whether we have a greenhouse effect, because we do, but rather the degree to which human activity, such as the burning of fossil fuels, is increasing the greenhouse effect, and thus contributing to global warming.
|Title||:||Essentials of Physical Geology|
|Author||:||Reed Wicander, James Monroe|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2008-02-15|