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Sinopsis: THE CHANGING EARTH is the first text specifically written for the combined physical and historical geology course. The content is based on the best-selling texts PHYSICAL GEOLOGY: EXPLORING THE EARTH and HISTORICAL GEOLOGY: EVOLUTION OF EARTH AND LIFE THROUGH TIME both written by James Monroe and Reed Wicander. Many of the same features pervade in this edition including a strong emphasis on student relevance and comprehension. The authors lively writing style and abundant use of analogies draw students' into the material, while a completely integrated pedagogical structure enhances comprehension of important concepts. Throughout, the text emphasizes the connections between the content and students' own lives, allowing them to learn more easily and develop a greater appreciation for physical geology.
About the Author:
James S. Monroe is Professor Emeritus of Geology at Central Michigan University, where he taught Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Prehistoric Life, and Stratigraphy and Sedimentology beginning in 1975 and served as chair of the Geology department. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Montana. He has coauthored several textbooks with Reed Wicander and has interests in Cenozoic geology and geologic education. Monroe now lives in Chico, California, where he remains active in geology by teaching courses to a large group of retirees.
Reed Wicander is a geology professor at Central Michigan University, where he teaches Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Prehistoric Life, and Invertebrate Paleontology and was previously chair of the department. He obtained his B.A. at San Diego State University and his Ph.D. at UCLA. His main research interests involve various aspects of Paleozoic palynology, specifically the study of acritarchs, on which he has published numerous papers. He is a past president of the American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists and currently a councilor of the International Federation of Palynological Societies and chair of the Acritarch Subcommission of the Commission Internationale de Microflore du Paleozoique. He has coauthored several geology textbooks with James S. Monroe.
Título: The Changing Earth: Exploring Geology and ...
Editorial: West Publishing Company
Año de publicación: 1994
Condición del libro: Fair
Edición: Rev Ed.
Descripción West Group. Estado de conservación: Good. . Nº de ref. de la librería S21A-01613
Descripción West Group. Paperback. Estado de conservación: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Nº de ref. de la librería 2769328929
Descripción West Publishing Company, College & School Division. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. Nº de ref. de la librería G0314028331I3N00
Descripción West Publishing Company, College & School Division. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Fair. Nº de ref. de la librería G0314028331I5N00
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Descripción West Group, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Used: Acceptable. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0314028331
Descripción West Group, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SKU8513152