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    • Publication date:27 Aug 2010
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Geology - The Key Ideas: Teach Yourself

By David Rothery

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Geology - The Key Ideas is a comprehensive guide to the nature and history of the Earth, covering many key areas such as rocks, minerals and fossils, as well as discussing the implications of climate change and limitations in natural resources.

Geology - The Key Ideas is a definitive introduction to the nature and workings of the Earth. Extensively illustrated it covers everything from earthquakes and plate tectonics to the formation of rocks and minerals. With clear explanations of complex geological processes, and a glossary of specialist terms, this book will give you a new understanding of the planet we live on.


NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
AUTHOR INSIGHTS
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding.

THINGS TO REMEMBER
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Biographical Notes

David Rothery is a volcanologist, geologist, planetary scientist and Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University.

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  • ISBN: 9781444103120
  • Publication date: 27 Aug 2010
  • Page count: 352
  • Imprint: Teach Yourself

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