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A standard textbook presenting a current and comprehensive survey of meteorology for undergraduates.
With its strong focus on readability and illustrations, this trusted best seller makes an often-complex subject more accessible for readers like you. It offers a meaningful, non-technical survey that is informative and up-to-date for learning basic principles and concepts. For the Tenth Edition, the text's design and figures have been updated, and the chapter on climate change has been revised significantly.
The latest edition (fifth was 1988) of a broad and nonquantitative survey at the introductory level of topics in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.
"Earth Science" offers a reader-friendly overview of our physical environment for the reader with little or no exposure to science. The emphasis is on readability, with clear explanations and examples, superb illustrations by the renowned Dennis Tasa, and an incredible collection of full color photographs and topographical maps. Topics covered in this highly readable and interesting book are geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. For readers needing a basic informational book about Earth Science.
The California Earth Sciences strand is organized into ten general standard sets. The standard sets are Earth's Place in the Universe (Solar System), Earth's Place in the Universe (Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe), Dynamic Earth Processes, Energy in the Earth System (Solar Energy Enters, Heat Escapes), Energy in the Earth System (Ocean and Atmospheric Convection), Energy in the Earth System (Climate and Weather), Biogeochemical Cycles, Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere, California Geology, and Investigation and Experimentation. Each standard set is divided into a series of specific topic standards. Use this section as a preview for your Earth Science course, and as a review guide when you study for exams.
The latest edition (fifth was 1988) of a broad and non-quantitative survey at the introductory level of topics in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.
Earth Science, Thirteenth Edition, is a college-level text designed for an introductory course in Earth science. It consists of seven units that emphasize broad and up-to-date coverage of basic topics and principles in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.
This Tenth Edition reinforces key geologic concepts by using tutorials, animations and interactive exercises.
This book offers a user-friendly overview of the physical environment. It retains the hallmarks expected from author's reader-friendly writing style, carefully crafted art program, and coverage of the most recent current events. It discusses key topics such as Earth materials, earth's external and internal processes, Earth's history, the global ocean, and the atmosphere.
The latest edition of a broad and nonquantitative survey at the introductory level of topics in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.
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