Environmental Geology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0078022959.jpeg 11 2020 9780078022951 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.
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Environmental Geology

Environmental Geology, 11th Edition

ISBN10: 0078022959 | ISBN13: 9780078022951
By Carla Montgomery

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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.

Section One Foundations

1 Planet and Population:An Overview

2 Rocks and Minerals—A First Look

Section Two Internal Processes

3 Plate Tectonics

4 Earthquakes

5 Volcanoes

Section Three Surface Processes

6 Streams and Flooding

7 Coastal Zones and Processes

8 Mass Movements

9 Ice and Glaciers, Wind and Deserts

10 Climate—Past, Present, and Future

Section Four Resources

11 Groundwater andWater Resources

12 Weathering, Erosion,and Soil Resources

13 Mineral and Rock Resources

14 Energy Resources—Fossil Fuels

15 Energy Resources—Alternative Sources

Section Five Waste Disposal, Pollution, and Health

16 Waste Disposal

17 Water Pollution

18 Air Pollution

Section Six Other Related Topics

19 Environmental Law and Policy

20 Land-Use Planning and Engineering Geology

Appendix A Geologic Time, Geologic Process Rates

Appendix B Mineral and Rock Identification


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About the Author

Carla Montgomery

Carla Montgomery is a professor at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

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