Environmental Geology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260368270.jpeg 4 2021 9781260368277 Environmental Geology, 4e focuses on the fascinating interaction between humans and the geologic processes that shape the Earth’s environment. This text emphasizes how human survival is highly dependent on the natural environment and students should find the topics to be quite relevant to their own lives and, therefore, more interesting.
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Environmental Geology

Environmental Geology, 4th Edition

ISBN10: 1260368270 | ISBN13: 9781260368277
By Jim Reichard, Edgar Spencer

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Environmental Geology, 4e focuses on the fascinating interaction between humans and the geologic processes that shape the Earth’s environment. This text emphasizes how human survival is highly dependent on the natural environment and students should find the topics to be quite relevant to their own lives and, therefore, more interesting.

Part 1 – Fundamentals of Environmental Geology
Chapter 1 Humans and the Geologic Environment
Chapter 2 Earth from a Larger Perspective
Chapter 3 Earth Materials
Chapter 4 Earth's Structure and Plate Tectonics
Part 2 – Hazardous Earth Processes
Chapter 5 Earthquakes and Related Hazards
Chapter 6 Volcanoes and Related Hazards
Chapter 7 Mass Wasting and Related Hazards
Chapter 8 Streams and Flooding
Chapter 9 Coastal Hazards
Part 3 – Earth Resources
Chapter 10 Soil Resources
Chapter 11 Water Resources
Chapter 12 Mineral and Rock Resources
Chapter 13 Conventional Fossil Fuel Resources
Chapter 14 Alternative Energy Resources
Part 4 – The Health of Our Environment
Chapter 15 Pollution and Waste Disposal 
Chapter 16 Global Climate Change
Appendix A Units and Conversions


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