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Earth: Portrait of a Planet

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Author: Marshak, Stephen

Edition: Sixth

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 1008

Release Date: 01-12-2018

Details: Product Description The most dynamic, hands-on introduction to physical geology. Marshak gives students the tools they need for an enriching hands-on geology experience, in and out of class. The Sixth Edition includes an expanded suite of interactive simulations, Narrative Art videos, Real-World videos, and animations built on the vibrant art from the text. New Smartwork5 online activities provide visual and interactive questions with answer-specific feedback. And the Geotours Google Earth™ exercises get students applying what they’ve learned to real-life site explorations. These easy-to-use tools combine with Marshak’s signature narrative approach to the text and art program to give students the most effective means for visualizing, interacting with, and mastering geology concepts. Book Description with Ebook, Smartwork5, and Student Site About the Author Stephen Marshak: Steve is professor emeritus of geology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is also the director of the School of Earth, Society, and Environment. He holds an A.B. from Cornell University, an M.S. from the University of Arizona, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. Steve's research interests lie in structural geology and tectonics. This work has taken him into the field on a number of continents. Steve loves teaching and has won his college's and university's highest teaching awards. In addition to research papers, Steve has authored Earth: Portrait of a Planet, Essentials of Geology, and has co-authored the Laboratory Manual for Introductory Geology, Earth Science, Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics, and Basic Methods of Structural Geology.

Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 9.1 x 1.3 inches

Languages: English