The Field Guide to Geology by David Lambert

The Field Guide to Geology

David Lambert and Diagram Group
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  • 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

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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.

Publisher Description

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.

Review
“An...enjoyable introductory earth science book. Highly recommended...”

Author Biography

David Lambert has written more than eighty books for children and adults including the award-winning Kingfisher Book of Oceans and Seashores.

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