Geology: A Self-Teaching Guide (Wiley Self-Teaching Guides) Paperback – 27 Jul 2001
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From the Back Cover
Take a learning journey through billions of years of Earth history
This indispensable guide to the fundamentals of geology is the ideal way to introduce yourself to all the basics, from rocks, minerals, and fossil fuels to earthquakes, volcanoes, and plate tectonics. Using quick quizzes and self–tests to reinforce key concepts, Geology carefully walks you through billions of years of Earth history. Illustrated with more than one hundred specially commissioned illustrations and fifty photographs that help clarify difficult concepts, this easy–to–follow book is an interactive resource for anyone interested in learning more about our planet.
Whether you are new to geology or want to refresh and update your knowledge, the proven self–teaching guide approach will allow you to work at your own pace, check your progress, and learn more about this fascinating field of study.
About the Author
BARBARA MURCK, Ph.D., is the director of environmental programs at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, in Ontario, Canada. She is the coauthor of several leading textbooks, including Environmental Geology and Geology Today: Understanding Our Planet.
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