Earth Science

  • Filename: earth-science.
  • ISBN: 0321688503
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 740
  • Author: Edward J. Tarbuck
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Earth Science is a student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The authors focus on readability, with clear, example-driven explanations of concepts and events. The Thirteenth Edition incorporates a new active learning approach, a fully updated visual program, and is available for the first time with MasteringGeology--the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available, and also entirely new to the Earth science course.

The Atmosphere

  • Filename: the-atmosphere.
  • ISBN: 9780134015965
  • Release Date: 2015-01-28
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Frederick K. Lutgens
  • Publisher: Pearson



NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringMeteorology does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringMeteorology search for ISBN-10: 0321984420 / ISBN-13: 9780321984425. That package includes ISBN-10: 0321984625 /ISBN-13: 9780321984623 and ISBN-10: 0321984862/ISBN-13: 9780321984869. For introductory meteorology courses. Providing the perfect storm of rich media and active learning tools. The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology remains the definitive introductory meteorology text, reinforcing basic concepts with everyday, easy-to-grasp examples. This revision retains the hallmark features professors have come to expect from Tarbuck and Lutgens: a friendly, largely non-technical narrative, timely coverage of recent atmospheric events, and carefully crafted artwork by leading science illustrator Dennis Tasa. The Thirteenth Edition now incorporates a new active-learning approach, integrated mobile media, and MasteringMeteorology, the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available.This edition also extends its coverage of global climate change with dedicated climate change features in each chapter, coverage of the IPCC 5th Assessment report, and an inquiry-based approach in updated Student Sometimes Ask features with interesting facts that strengthen the connection between students and the content. Also available with MasteringMeteorology. MasteringMeteorology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced activities that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

An Introduction to Physical Science

  • Filename: an-introduction-to-physical-science.
  • ISBN: 9781305544673
  • Release Date: 2015-01-01
  • Number of pages: 800
  • Author: James Shipman
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Consistent with previous editions of An Introduction to Physical Science, the goal of the new Fourteenth edition is to stimulate students' interest in and gain knowledge of the physical sciences. Presenting content in such a way that students develop the critical reasoning and problem-solving skills that are needed in an ever-changing technological world, the authors emphasize fundamental concepts as they progress through the five divisions of physical sciences: physics, chemistry, astronomy, meteorology, and geology. Ideal for a non-science major's course, topics are treated both descriptively and quantitatively, providing instructors the flexibility to emphasize an approach that works best for their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

  • Filename: fundamentals-of-ecosystem-science.
  • ISBN: 9780080916804
  • Release Date: 2012-12-31
  • Number of pages: 326
  • Author: Kathleen C. Weathers
  • Publisher: Academic Press



Ecosystem science has developed into a major part of contemporary ecology, and it is now applied to diagnose and solve a wide range of important environmental problems. Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science provides a compact and comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science. Written by a group of experts, this book covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Addresses, contrasts, and compares both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems Combines general lessons, concepts, frameworks, and challenges in highly accessible synthesis chapters Presents firsthand case studies, written by leaders in the field, offering personal insights into how adopting an ecosystem approach led to innovations, new understanding, management changes, and policy solutions

Environmental Science

  • Filename: environmental-science.
  • ISBN: 0071314954
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 613
  • Author: William P. Cunningham
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education



Environmental Science: A Global Concern, Twelfth Edition, is a comprehensive presentation of environmental science for non-science majors which emphasizes critical thinking, environmental responsibility, and global awareness. This book is intended for use in a one or two-semester course in environmental science, human ecology, or environmental studies at the college or advanced placement high school level. Cunningham and Cunningham have updated much of the data in the 12th edition; updated data on hunger and obesity, waste production, C02 emissions, and the effects of the 2010 oil spill are just a few examples. Environmental Science: A Global Concern, Twelfth Edition, provides readers with an up-to-date, introductory global view of essential themes in environmental science. The authors balance evidence of serious environmental challenges with ideas about what we can do to overcome them. An entire chapter focuses on ecological restoration; one of the most important aspects of ecology today. Case studies in most chapters show examples of real progress, and "What Can You Do?" lists give students ideas for contributing to solutions.

Inside Biosphere 2

  • Filename: inside-biosphere-2.
  • ISBN: 9780544761292
  • Release Date: 2015-10-13
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Mary Kay Carson
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



In the Arizona desert, scientists conduct studies and experiments aimed to help us better understand our environment and what sort of things are happening to it due to climate change. The location is Biosphere 2, an immense structure that contains a replica ocean, savannah, and rainforest, among other Earth biomes. It’s a unique take on the Scientists in the Field mission statement — in this case, the lab is a replica that allows the scientists to conduct large-scale experiments that would otherwise be impossible.

GEOL

  • Filename: geol.
  • ISBN: 1133108695
  • Release Date: 2011-12-09
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Reed Wicander
  • Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company



Bring geology to life with GEOL, Second Edition. GEOL is designed to accommodate your busy lifestyle at a value-based price. This magazine-like book includes all of the key concepts of introductory physical geology, plus a full suite of learning aidsa including integrated Virtual Field Trips, online videos, animations, and morea to help you master the material.

Essentials of Geology

  • Filename: essentials-of-geology.
  • ISBN: 0321714725
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 554
  • Author: Frederick K. Lutgens
  • Publisher: Pearson College Division



With the renowned readability of the Lutgens/Tarbuck/Tasa team, the Eleventh Edition of Essentials of Geology continues to enhance both the approach and the visual presentation that has made this text a best-seller. This revision incorporates a new active learning approach throughout each chapter which offers the students a structured learning path and provides a reliable, consistent framework for mastering the chapter concepts. It also includes new additions to the visual program and current issues, such as climate change, are thoroughly updated.

Earth Science

  • Filename: earth-science.
  • ISBN: 9780321958006
  • Release Date: 2014-01-27
  • Number of pages: 768
  • Author: Edward J. Tarbuck
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed



NOTE: Books a la Carte are unbound, three-hole-punch versions of the textbook. This lower cost option is easy to transport and comes with same access code or media that would be packaged with the bound book. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Earth Science provides a student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The authors’ texts have always been recognized for their readability, currency, dynamic art program, delivery of basic principles and instructor flexibility. The Fourteenth Edition incorporates a new active learning approach, a fully updated and mobile visual program, and MasteringGeology™—the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available.

New Scientist

  • Filename: new-scientist.
  • ISBN:
  • Release Date: 1977-01-06
  • Number of pages: 56
  • Author:
  • Publisher:



New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Issues in Earth Sciences Geology and Geophysics 2012 Edition

  • Filename: issues-in-earth-sciences-geology-and-geophysics-2012-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781481645355
  • Release Date: 2013-01-10
  • Number of pages: 1150
  • Author:
  • Publisher: ScholarlyEditions



Issues in Earth Sciences, Geology, and Geophysics: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Hydrology. The editors have built Issues in Earth Sciences, Geology, and Geophysics: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Hydrology in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Earth Sciences, Geology, and Geophysics: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Issues in Environmental Research and Application 2013 Edition

  • Filename: issues-in-environmental-research-and-application-2013-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781490106731
  • Release Date: 2013-05-01
  • Number of pages: 1187
  • Author:
  • Publisher: ScholarlyEditions



Issues in Environmental Research and Application: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Arid Environments. The editors have built Issues in Environmental Research and Application: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Arid Environments in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Environmental Research and Application: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

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