Laboratory exercises Environmental geologyMaterial type: BookPublisher: Boston McGraw Hill 1998Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 177p. 27 cm.ISBN: 9780697282880.Subject(s): Environmental geology
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. I. Fundamental Concepts: How humans View and Study Earth. 1. Introduction to Environmental Geosciences. 2. Dynamic Earth Systems. 3. Geologic Time and Earth History -- Pt. II. Solid Earth Systems. 4. Lithosphere: The Rock and Sediment System. 5. Lithosphere: Resources, Hazards, and Change. 6. Soil Systems and Weathering -- Pt. III. Fluid Earth Systems. 7. The Surface Water System. 8. The Groundwater System. 9. The Atmospheric System. 10. The Ocean and Coastal System -- Pt. IV. Energy and Change in Earth Systems. 11. Energy and the Environment. 12. Understanding Environmental Change. 13. Tracing and Predicting Environmental Change.
Environmental Geology reflects the view held by a growing number of geologists that an integrated Earth system science approach provides essential insights into the workings of the whole Earth and is crucial to the development of scientific literacy.
Unique, contemporary, and visually stunning, this new textbook guides the reader toward a personal understanding of Earth's varied environments, the whole Earth system that connects them, and the local and global ramifications of natural events and human intervention.