- Hardcover: 480 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (15 July 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521516641
- ISBN-13: 978-0521516648
- Product Dimensions: 21.9 x 2.5 x 27.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 287,665 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Structural Geology Hardcover – 15 Jul 2010
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'… the structural geology text that I have long been waiting for … this text truly shows the application of structural geology to real life academic and industry problems. It will go straight onto my syllabus as the required text.' Professor Bruce Trudgill, Colorado School of Mines
'If you only buy one structural geology textbook - this is the one to get. It's both theoretical and practical … with excellent illustrations and thought-provoking examples.' Professor Rob Butler, University of Aberdeen
'Lavishly illustrated in color, this textbook takes an applied approach to introduce undergraduate students to the basic principles of structural geology … Containing numerous end-of-chapter problems, e-learning modules, and with stunning field photos and illustrations, this book provides the ultimate learning experience for all students of structural geology.' The Eggs EGU Newsletter (the-eggs.org)
'Gorgeous. Nothing less. Everyone in need of structural geology - and that's quite a few of us - will certainly find this book very useful. There is a good balance between text and figures, and the figures are very good, be it the photos, maps, graphics or principle sketches. It is simply a pleasure to read this book. Seldom have we seen such a user-friendly textbook.' GEO
'… Fossen is to be applauded for crafting a unique, high-caliber, and accessible undergraduate textbook on structural geology … beautifully illustrated, with excellent original color diagrams and with impressive color field photographs that are all keyed to locations and placed into geologic context. … This book will likely get a lot of use; it is well written and priced right. … an excellent, accessible introductory structural geology text that is admirably well illustrated and well written. It should prove to be a valuable resource for students and instructors alike.' EOS
Lavishly illustrated with color photos and diagrams, this textbook takes an applied approach to introduce undergraduate students to the basic principles of structural geology. The book provides unique links to industry applications, including petroleum and groundwater geology, and reinforces student learning through end-of-chapter problems and e-learning modules.See all Product description
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I recommend it for any one interested in geology as it will be the backbone for him/her.
The diagrams and description are brilliant and I highly recommend.
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Got this for my daughter who is doing a geology degree for exams and this has helped her pass her exams.Published 16 months ago by Mr H.
This book is just good! It is een must have for every geologist. Nice pictures and explains everything simple. Yes!Published on 21 Mar. 2014 by Tony Elen
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