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Author: Richard Albert Davis

Publisher: N.A


Category: Coasts.

Page: 274

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Provides straightforward discussions of the broad spectrum of coastal environments with emphasis on their physical and geological characteristics.

A Summary of Knowledge of the Southern California Coastal Zone and Offshore Areas: Physical environment

Author: Southern California Ocean Studies Consortium

Publisher: N.A


Category: Coastal ecology

Page: N.A

View: 3046

Earth Science

Author: Edward J. Tarbuck,Frederick K. Lutgens,Dennis G. Tasa

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134673948

Category: Science

Page: 766

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For introductory courses in earth science. Use dynamic media to bring Earth Science to life Earth Science answers the need for a straightforward text that excites readers about the world around them. Perfect for individuals with little-to-no background in science, the text covers geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy clearly and without technical jargon. Tarbuck, Lutgens, and Tasa are praised for their uncomplicated writing, dynamic media that help visualize physical processes, stunning art program that brings the “wow” factor, and valuable activities in Mastering Geology that provide activity-based learning to solidify readers’ understanding. The 15th Edition incorporates the latest data and applications from Earth Science, new data analysis activities, and an updated dynamic mobile media and Mastering Geology program. Also available with Mastering Geology By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult Earth Science concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Geology does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Geology, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Geology search for: 013460993X / 9780134609935 Earth Science Plus Mastering Geology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 013454353X / 9780134543536 Earth Science 013460993X / 9780134609935 Mastering Geology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Earth Science

Net Dextral Slip, Neogene San Gregorio-Hosgri Fault Zone, Coastal California

Geologic Evidence and Tectonic Implications

Author: William R. Dickinson

Publisher: Geological Society of America

ISBN: 0813723914

Category: Science

Page: 43

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Science Explorer Cells And Heredity

Guided Reading And Study Workbook

Author: Michael J. Padilla,Ioannis Miaoulis,Martha Cyr

Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131901704

Category: Education

Page: 64

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1. Cell Structure and Function 2. Cell Processes and Energy 3. Genetics: The Science of Heredity 4. Modern Genetics 5. Changes in Living Things

Earth science series

Author: Frank Northen Magill (Enzyklopädist)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780893566067


Page: N.A

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Active Tectonics

Earthquakes, Uplift, and Landscape

Author: Edward A. Keller,Nicholas Pinter

Publisher: Pearson College Division


Category: Science

Page: 362

View: 7386

Active Tectonics is a carefully organized, easily understandable book. Extremely current throughout, this book thoroughly explores the effects of earthquakes and active tectonic systems on humans, geomorphic systems, and Earth's topography. Complete with numerous case studies in a variety of regions, the very latest advances in the field, separate quantitative techniques boxed sections, and a host of pedagogical aids. This comprehensive book focuses on new advances in the technology and new applications to geology and tectonics. Increased material on Quaternary chronology, including lichen chronology and micro stratigraphy of desert varnish. New studies, including research in the Olympic Mountains, Nepal, Australia, Taiwan, the Himalaya, and the New Madrid seismic zone of the central United States. New techniques such as cosmogenic surface-exposure dating, argon and helium geobarometry and geothermometry, regional hyposometric analysis using digital elevation models, geodetic positioning, and coupled geodynamical computer simulations of topographic evolution are covered. Covers a number of regions with case studies including: Alaska; Pacific Northwest; California; The basin and range; Midwest; and East Coast. Ideal for beginning readers in active tectonics, geomorphology and natural hazards. This book may also be of interest to city planners, seismic engineers, and other non-geologists.

Principles of Oceanography

Author: Meredith Grant Gross

Publisher: Macmillan College


Category: Oceanography.

Page: 230

View: 1891

Revised and updated, this basic text introduces non-science majors to the physical, chemical, geological and biological aspects of oceanic sciences. This seventh edition incorporates advances in our understanding of Earth and its oceans, taking advantage of new modes of electronic communication, navigation, and undersea imaging to bring to light the unique nature of Earth and its ocean system, and using satellite exploration of the Solar System to compare Earth to its planetary neighbours. Adopting a process-oriented approach, this edition examines the ocean as part of the larger Earth system while offering an even stronger environmental focus than before.

Wind Waves

Their Generation and Propagation on the Ocean Surface

Author: Blair Kinsman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486495118

Category: Science

Page: 676

View: 5965

Looks at wave theory, covering such topics as the nature of waves and wave processes, methods of measurement, and classifications.

The Nature and Origin of Cordilleran Magmatism

Author: J. Lawford Anderson

Publisher: Geological Society of America

ISBN: 0813711746

Category: Science

Page: 414

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Geophysical Framework of the Continental United States

Author: Louis Charles Pakiser,Walter D. Mooney

Publisher: Geological Society of America

ISBN: 081371172X

Category: Science

Page: 826

View: 2711

Tectonics, sedimentation, and evolution of the Eel River and associated coastal basins of northern California

Author: San Joaquin Geological Society,California State College, Bakersfield. Dept. of Geology

Publisher: N.A


Category: Science

Page: 137

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Jurassic Magmatism and Tectonics of the North American Cordillera

Author: David M. Miller,Cathy Busby

Publisher: Geological Society of America

ISBN: 0813722993

Category: Science

Page: 425

View: 8413

Demonstrating the multidisciplinary approach currently used to understand Jurassic magmatism and tectonics in western North America, 19 papers report a wealth of new data in the fields of structural geology, igneous petrology and isotope geochemistry, geochronology, sedimentology, and volcanology. T

Man and the Ocean

Author: Brian J. Skinner,Karl Karekin Turekian

Publisher: Prentice Hall


Category: Science

Page: 149

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Caribbean Basins

Author: P. Mann

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080528595

Category: Science

Page: 696

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This 21-chapter volume provides a regionally-comprehensive collection of original studies of Caribbean basins conducted by academic and petroleum geologists and geophysicists in the early and mid-1990s. The common tectonic events discussed in the volume including the rifting and passive margin history of North and South America that led to the formation of the Caribbean region; the entry of an exotic, Pacific-derived Great Arc of the Caribbean at the leading edge of the Caribbean oceanic plateau; the terminal collision of the arc and plateau with the passive margins fringing North and South America; and subsequent strike-slip and accretionary tectonics that affected the arc-continent collision zone. Two introductory chapters (Part A) utilize recent advances in quantitative plate tectonic modeling and satellite-based gravity measurements to place the main phases of Caribbean basin formation into a global plate tectonic framework. Nineteen subsequent chapters are organized geographically and focus on individual or groups of genetically-linked basins. Part B consists of five chapters which mainly focus on basins overlying the North America plate in the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba and the Bahamas that record its rifting from South America in late Jurassic to Cretaceous time. Part C has six chapters that focus on smaller, usually heavily faulted and onshore Cenozoic basins of the northern Caribbean that formed in response to arc collisional and strike-slip activity along the evolving North America-Caribbean plate boundary. The two chapters in Part D focus on Cenozoic basins related to the Lesser Antilles arc system of the eastern Caribbean. Part E is comprised of three chapters on the Jurassic-Recent sedimentary basins of the eastern Venezuela and Trinidad area of the southeastern Caribbean. These basins reflect both the Jurassic-Cretaceous rifting and passive margin history of separation between the North and South America plates as well as a much younger phase of Oligocene to recent transpression between the eastward migrating Lesser Antilles arc and accretionary wedge and the South America continent. The three chapters of Part F contain deep penetration seismic reflection and other geophysical data on the largely submarine Cretaceous Caribbean oceanic plateau that forms the nucleus of the present-day Caribbean plate.

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1965: January-June

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress


Category: Copyright

Page: 1394

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Includes Part 1, Number 1: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - June)


Author: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies

Publisher: N.A


Category: Geology

Page: N.A

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Prentice-Hall earth science

Author: Charles R. Coble,Elaine G. Murray,Dale R. Rice

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780136994558

Category: Earth sciences

Page: 528

View: 3027

Journal of Geological Education

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Geology

Page: N.A

View: 9235

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