Environmental Geology, 12th Edition
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Environmental Geology presents the student with a broad overview of environmental geology. The text looks both at how the earth developed into its present condition and where matters seem to be moving for the future. It is hoped that this knowledge will provide the student with a useful foundation for discussing and evaluating specific environmental issues, as well as for developing ideas about how the problems should be solved.
Chapter 3: Plate Tectonics
Chapter 4: Earthquakes
Chapter 5: Volcanoes
Chapter 6: Streams and Flooding
Chapter 7: Coastal Zones and Processes
Chapter 8: Mass Movements
Chapter 9: Ice and Glaciers, Wind and Deserts
Chapter 10: Climate—Past, Present, and Future
Chapter 11: Groundwater and Water Resources
Chapter 12: Weathering, Erosion, and Soil Resources
Chapter 13: Mineral and Rock Resources
Chapter 14: Energy Resources—Fossil Fuels
Chapter 15: Energy Resources—Alternative Sources
Chapter 16: Waste Disposal
Chapter 17: Water Pollution
Chapter 18: Air Pollution
Chapter 19: Environmental Law and Policy
Chapter 20: Land-Use Planning and Engineering Geology
Geologic Time, Geologic Process Rates
Mineral and Rock Identification
Units of Measurement—Conversions
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