Highly acclaimed as an outstanding contribution to its field, the fourth edition of this authoritative text gives comprehensive up-to-date coverage of both the classical and modern concepts of physical geology, providing an ideal introduction to the subject. Distinctive in its visual appeal, the text makes exceptional use of some 430 unusually fine photographs, many by noted photographers as well as some of the best work from the U.S. Geologic Survey collection.It may be desirable to give short quizzes at the beginning of each lab period or in selected lecture periods. ... Often it is painfully obvious how much or how little the students know when they are required to explain their answers. ... Field trips are an essential part of any introductory geology course for they can make what seems to be dry, irrelevant lecture or lab material come alive. ... Laboratory manuals 7.
|Author||:||William Clement Putnam|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1982|