More Details about Earth: An Introduction To Physical Geology, 11Th Edn

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Author(s)Frederick K Lutgens and Edward J Tarbuck
Edition11th Edition
Publish YearMarch 2016


Were you looking for the book with access to MasteringGeology? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MasteringGeology. Buy the book and access card package to save money on this resource.With its strong focus on readability and engaging, instructive illustrations, this trusted bestseller returns in a new edition with a bold new look, new contributor Callan Bentley, interactive "SmartFigures," and a highly anticipated learning path that facilitates active learning. Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, 11/e maintains its highly visual, non-technical survey and up-to-date coverage of foundational physical geology principles. The authors' emphasis on currency and relevance includes the latest thinking in the field, particularly in the dynamic area of plate tectonics." Salient Features Art that teaches and motivates includes high-quality photographs and line art that were carefully selected to aid understanding, add realism, and heighten student interest. The art program is the work of Dennis Tasa, a gifted artist and respected geological illustrator. Strong Readability is achieved through the book's straightforward language, written to be understood. Clear, readable discussions with a minimum of technical language are the rule. Focus on Basic Principles is stronger than ever with the Eleventh Edition, fostering student understanding of basic principles while also addressing topical issues. Flexibility is achieved through the text's adaptable organization meeting the needs and desires of the instructor. Realizing the broad diversity of introductory courses in both content and approach, we have designed each chapter to be as self-contained as possible so that material may be taught in a different sequence according the preference of the instructor."