- ISBN 9780816065103 / 0816065101
- Title The Field Guide to Geology
- Author David Lambert and Diagram Group
- Category Geology & The Lithosphere
- Format Paperback
- Year 2007
- Pages 304
- Publisher Checkmark Books
- Imprint Checkmark Books
- Edition 2nd
- Language English
- Dimensions 188mm x 17mm x 235mm
The Field Guide to Geology, New Edition features clear graphics and simple field-guide procedures to guide hikers through the great outdoors. This new edition features 200 new, two-color illustrations (more than 750 in all); updated graphs and tables; and two new chapters.
This is an essential field guide for geology lovers. Written by a team of eminent geologists and educators, “The Field Guide to Geology, New Edition” features clear graphics and simple field-guide procedures to guide hikers through the great outdoors. A revised and updated edition of a best-seller, this helpful resource offers readers ready access to the subject. This new edition features 200 new, two-color illustrations (more than 750 in all), updated graphs and tables, as well as two new chapters titled “Monitoring the Earth's Changes” and “Geologists of Note.” This volume's lucid, easy-to-follow text covers all the key rudiments of geology and will provide nature lovers with a useful reference to various geological phenomena. The topics covered include: Air currents; Composition; Desertification; Greenhouse effect; Ice changes; Seafloor profiling; Seismic activity; Submersibles; Tides; Waterflow; and more.
“An...enjoyable introductory earth science book. Highly recommended...”
David Lambert has written more than eighty books for children and adults including the award-winning Kingfisher Book of Oceans and Seashores.