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Título: Physical Geology Laboratory e-Manual
Editorial: Earthscience Education LLC
Año de publicación: 2008
Condición del libro: Fine
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Sinopsis: First ever electronic Laboratory Manual for Introductory Earth Science & Geology college / High School courses at a fantastic low & affordable price: 138-page color Physical Geology Laboratory e-Manual in pdf format on CD-ROM. Over 100 figures & photos, full color text, graphics, and maps; high resolution formatting for detailed viewing and printing; unique exercises, photos, and 11 data tables, many not found in other geology lab manuals; hyperlinks for easy document navigation and internet interaction; detailed mineral descriptions employ enhanced color photographs of average samples most likely encountered by students. Contains 19 Laboratory Exercises:
Lab Exercise 1 - Crystal Systems
Lab Exercise 2 - Mineral Identification
Lab Exercise 3 - Igneous Rock Identification
Lab Exercise 4 - Sedimentary Rock Identification
Lab Exercise 5 - Metamorphic Rock Identification
Lab Exercise 6 - Earthquakes
Lab Exercise 7 - Earthquake Depth
Lab Exercise 8 - Half-life Exercise
Lab Exercise 9 - Stratigraphy & Time
Lab Exercise 10 - Create Your Own Stratigraphic Section
Lab Exercise 11 - Stratigraphic Correlation
Lab Exercise 12 - Isopleths & Contour Lines
Lab Exercise 13 - Groundwater Mapping
Lab Exercise 14 - Cross Sections
Lab Exercise 15 - Map Interpretations: Dipping Geologic Structures
Lab Exercise 16 - Map Interpretations: Groundwater
Lab Exercise 17 - Map Interpretations: Groundwater / Continental Glaciation
Lab Exercise 18 - Map Interpretations: Alpine Environment & Glaciation
Lab Exercise 19 - Geologic Mapping
The electronic format offers exceptional quality at an amazing low retail price of only $25, thus keeping student pricing as low as possible, avoiding the exorbitant fees of science textbook vendors.
Biografía del autor:
Dr. Uwe Richard Kackstaetter is a geologist with extensive experience providing project management, research and consulting services in geology, geo- & hydrochemistry, and environmental science, as well as an accomplished and successful college faculty in geology, earth & environmental sciences and related educational fields.
He earned his B.A. in Geology from the University of Northern Colorado, a secondary teaching endorsement in the physical sciences as well as his M.S. in Economic (Mining) Geology from Brigham Young University, Utah, and a Ph.d. (Dr. rer. nat.) with magna cum laude in applied geology and mineralogy from the University of Würzburg, Germany.
His expertise and occupational assignments range from environmental testing of drinking water wells, groundwater flow modeling, site contaminant evaluations, geologic investigations & hydrologic reports, as well as chemical / health consultations for the use of naturally dyed stone wares. He was also instrumental in developing a pilot program for a low-cost contaminant evaluation & remediation process, successfully tested at an arsenic polluted field and track arena in an artificial water recharge area. Involved in many professional publications on this and similar subjects in two countries. Co-author of a unique Mineral-Rock Handbook, simplifying mineral identification for laymen & professionals alike, which became the basis for this unparalleled Physical Geology Laboratory e-Manual.
His background as an educator stretches over 10 years in college and secondary classrooms and includes topics and courses in ecology, genetics, meteorology, physics, chemistry, water resources, physical science, earth and space science, oceanography, world & physical geography, environmental science, world resources, and of course introductory and advanced topics in geology. Conducted education classes in science, geography & the earth sciences for prospective & seasoned public school teachers. He also organized and conducted geologic field excursions in the U.S., Brazil & Germany.
Dr. Kackstaetter serves currently as Assistant Professor of Geology at the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Metropolitan State College of Denver.
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