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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
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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