Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-042-6
# of Pages: 550
# of Volumes: 1
Print List Price: $165
e-ISBN: 978-1-64265-043-3
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Principles of Geology

August 2021

Principles of Geology explores the science about the solid Earth, the rocks that comprise it, and the processes by which they change over time. This volume also provides coverage of other Earth sciences, including hydrology and the atmospheric sciences, as they integrate into a major aspect of Earth's system and planetary science. Content includes broad categories of geology, as well as the wide variety of methods and tools used by geologists, including:

  • Geologic material
  • Whole Earth structure
  • Geologic time
  • Planetary geology
  • Fieldwork
  • Physical experiments

Each entry includes an Abstract that provides a brief, concrete summary of the topic and its significance; a detailed Essay that provides extensive background on the topic and explores its significance to the field of marine science; and a list of Further Reading. This resource will be a helpful tool for students and researchers who are just beginning their study of geology and need a solid background of the key terms and elements in the field.