Geology

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  1. Book ImageEarth: The Operators' Manual

    Richard B. Alley

    The book—companion to a PBS series—that proves humans are causing global warming and offers a path to the future.More

  2. Book ImageThe Mountains of Saint Francis: Discovering the Geologic Events That Shaped Our Earth

    Walter Alvarez

    The major new work by the best-selling author of T. Rex and the Crater of Doom--a fascinating history.More

  3. Book ImageA Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

    Walter Alvarez

    "A thrilling synthesis from a brilliant scientist who discovered one of the most important chapters in our history." —Sean B. CarrollMore

  4. Book ImageIntroduction to Applied Geophysics: Exploring the Shallow Subsurface

    H. Robert Burger, Craig H. Jones, Anne F. Sheehan

    Introduction to Applied Geophysics covers the fundamental principles and common methods of exploration geophysics, preparing students for field study of the shallow subsurface.More

  5. Book ImageOrigins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith

    "An accessible and extremely well-written exploration of the deep waters of cosmology, astrophysics, and exobiology." —Kirkus ReviewsMore

  6. Book ImageOrigins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith

    “Who can ask for better cosmic tour guides to the universe than Drs. Tyson and Goldsmith?” —Michio Kaku, author of Hyperspace and Parallel WorldsMore

  7. Book ImageThe Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future

    Mason Inman

    The first comprehensive biography of Marion King Hubbert, the "father of peak oil."More

  8. Book ImageThe Dynamics of Disaster

    Susan W. Kieffer

    "If you are an amateur weather geek, disaster wonk, or budding student of earth sciences, you will want to read this book." —Seattle TimesMore

  9. Book ImageWhy the Earth Quakes: The Story of Earthquakes and Volcanoes

    Matthys Levy, Mario Salvadori, Michael Lilly

    “At last an inviting book on earthquakes, written by scientists whose easily understandable prose takes us on a tour not only of seismology but also of modern building technologies, volcanoes, and that California constant, the magnificent rubbing and pushing of tectonic plates beneath us.” —San Francisco Chronicle Book ReviewMore

  10. Book ImageParks and Plates: The Geology of Our National Parks, Monuments, and Seashores

    Robert J. Lillie

    Many of our national parks, monuments, and seashores were established because of their inspiring geological features—from the geysers of Yellowstone to the granite peaks of Yosemite.More

  11. Book ImageLaboratory Manual for Introductory Geology

    Allan Ludman, Stephen Marshak

    Third Edition

    Engaging, hands-on, and visual—the geology manual that helps your students think like a geologist.More

  12. Book ImageLaboratory Manual for Introductory Geology

    Allan Ludman, Stephen Marshak

    Fourth Edition

    Dynamic labs emphasize real-world applications in this lab manualMore

  13. Book ImageEssentials of Geology

    Stephen Marshak

    Sixth Edition

    A hands-on, visual learning experience for physical geologyMore

  14. Book ImageEssentials of Geology

    Stephen Marshak

    Sixth Edition

    A hands-on, visual learning experience for physical geologyMore

  15. Book ImageEarth: Portrait of a Planet

    Stephen Marshak

    Sixth Edition

    The most dynamic, hands-on introduction to physical geology.More

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