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Product Description: Now in a new edition, this book is fully revised from previous issues and includes four main themes that run throughout the text: plate tectonics; earth as a system; natural disasters; and human-induced environmental change. These four themes provide a better layout and cohesive approach...read more

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9780471717874, titled "The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology" | 6 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 31, 2017), cover price $127.80 | About this edition: Now in a new edition, this book is fully revised from previous issues and includes four main themes that run throughout the text: plate tectonics; earth as a system; natural disasters; and human-induced environmental change.
9781118523018, titled "The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology" | 5 pap/cdr edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, October 16, 2012), cover price $204.50 | also contains The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology | About this edition: Uses GPS measurements to introduce plate tectonics and covers historic evidence, based on paleomagnetism.
9780470145968 | 5 pap/cdr/ edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 29, 2006), cover price $231.50 | About this edition: With authoritative and detailed coverage, Skinner and Porter address all key areas of physical geology, as well as recent events that have shaped our world.

This text is an unbound, three hole punched version. Access to WileyPLUS sold separately.Visualizing Geology, Binder Ready Version, 4th Edition introduces students to geology and Earth system science through the distinctive mode of visual learning that is the hallmark of the Wiley Visualizing series. Readers learn that the geologic features we see and experience result from interactions among three grand cycles, which extend from Earths core to the fringes of our atmosphere: the tectonic cycle, the rock cycle, and the water cycle.

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9781118996515 | 4 lslf edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 21, 2015), cover price $151.95 | About this edition: This text is an unbound, three hole punched version.

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9781118783276 | 4th edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, July 30, 2016), cover price $204.50
9780470419472 | 2 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 24, 2009), cover price $153.40 | About this edition: Visualizing Geography is the only book in the field that integrates text with high quality art.
9780470290316 | Pap/psc edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 19, 2007), cover price $78.10
9780471747277 | Pap/psc edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 2, 2007), cover price $113.60 | About this edition: Visualizing Geography is the only book in the field that integrates text with high quality art.

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Product Description: Uses GPS measurements to introduce plate tectonics and covers historic evidence, based on paleomagnetism. Features revised chapter order based on feedback from usersIntegrates throughout the book discussions of human effects on the environment.

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9780471465966, titled "Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology" | 5 workbook edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 6, 2003), cover price $85.20 | About this edition: Work more effectively and gauge your progress along the way!
9780471152286, titled "Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology" | 5 pap/cdr edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 29, 2003), cover price $217.30 | About this edition: With authoritative and detailed coverage, Skinner and Porter address all key areas of physical geology, as well as recent events that have shaped our world.
9780471161189 | Pap/cdr edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 2000), cover price $96.60 | About this edition: American Museum of Natural History John Wiley & Sons and the American Museum of Natural History have collaborated to develop a Web site linking this text to the Museum's permanent exhibition, the Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, Rose Center for Earth and Space.
9780471595496 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 1995, cover price $79.55 | also contains The Story of Black | About this edition: A comprehensive introduction that focuses on all of the major scientific processes of physical geology.
9780471196099 | 4 pck edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 1995), cover price $78.10
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9781118129869 | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 17, 2012), cover price $156.20

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Product Description: Balanced, broad-based, and up to date, this comprehensive text explores the nature and critical issues of earth resources and the impacts that resource usage has on the earth environment. The authors assume little to no scientific background, and you'll find full coverage of all major types of earth resources—energy, metallic, nonmetallic, water, and soil...read more

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9780321676481 | 4th edition (Prentice Hall, January 15, 2010), cover price $177.60 | About this edition: Balanced, broad-based, and up to date, this comprehensive text explores the nature and critical issues of earth resources and the impacts that resource usage has on the earth environment.

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Product Description: This volume is a valuable introduction to mineralogy and to related specialties such as petrology (the study of rocks), crystallography (the study of crystals), and soil science. Discoveries in these fields are described in a historical context, while the authors explain what minerals and rocks are, how they are distributed around the world, how we depend on them, and where to see the most beautiful specimens of both minerals and rocks...read more

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9780521344449 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $79.00 | About this edition: This volume is a valuable introduction to mineralogy and to related specialties such as petrology (the study of rocks), crystallography (the study of crystals), and soil science.

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9780521107228 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 11, 2009), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This volume is a valuable introduction to mineralogy and to related specialties such as petrology (the study of rocks), crystallography (the study of crystals), and soil science.

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Presents an introduction to earth sciences.

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9780471236436 | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 4, 2011), cover price $187.45
9780471392552 | 2 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 1, 2000), cover price $149.10 | About this edition: Presents an introduction to earth sciences.
9780471161141 | 2 sub edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 8, 1999), cover price $160.50 | About this edition: The image of the Earth on the front cover was acquired from the GOES-8 Imager by the Laboratory for Atmosphere at NASA'S Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.
9780471540212 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 1, 1995, cover price $73.85 | also contains Mirabeau Et La Cour De Louix XVI | About this edition: A unique introduction to the holistic view of the Earth.
9780471196075 | Pck edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 1, 1995), cover price $78.10 | About this edition: A unique introduction to the holistic view of the Earth.

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9780470556481 | 3 unbnd edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 4, 2011), cover price $130.65 | About this edition: This text is an unbound, binder-ready edition.

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9780471663119 | 5 cdr edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 16, 2003), cover price $21.30

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Product Description: Geodiscoveries, an interactive multimedia CD-ROM, is designed to accompany Skinner and Porter’s The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, 5th Edition. It reinforces and illustrates key concepts from the text, and helps students prepare for tests and improve their grades...read more

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9780471447283 | Cdr edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 27, 2002), cover price $62.50 | About this edition: Geodiscoveries, an interactive multimedia CD-ROM, is designed to accompany Skinner and Porter’s The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, 5th Edition.

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Product Description: * Plate tectonics are covered early in the book, starting with processes then moving to applications. Students are given the tools for understanding plate tectonics before they learn to apply it. * Contains a unique chapter on the Biosphere...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471393092 | 3 lab edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 8, 2002), cover price $109.35 | About this edition: * Plate tectonics are covered early in the book, starting with processes then moving to applications.

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Featuring articles, essays, and entries written by some two hundred experts in the field, this authoritative, comprehensive resource on the planet Earth provides a wealth of information on the diverse fields of earth science, presenting nine hundred alphabetically arranged entries that discuss geology, geography, ecology, weather, seismology, and more. (view table of contents)
By David L. Dineley (editor), Paul L. Hancock (editor) and Brian J. Skinner (editor)

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9780198540397 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Features articles, essays, and entries written by some 200 experts in the field, and provides information on the diverse fields of geology, geography, ecology, weather, and seismology.

Extensively illustrated, balanced, broad–based, and up–to–date, this book explores the nature and critical issues of all major types of earth resources--energy, metallic, nonmetallic, water, soil--and the impacts that resource usage has on the earth environment. It provides geologic background of resource formation and occurrence of most of the various types of resources; offers an international perspective; discusses resources not only from the scientific point of view, but also from the point of economic, political, historical considerations; and considers how the extraction and use of the resources creates impacts--local or global, immediate or delayed, visible or invisible, singular or cumulative. Minerals: The Foundations of Society. Plate Tectonics and The Origins of Mineral Resources. Earth's Resources Through History. Environmental Impacts of Resource Exploitation and Use. Energy from Fossil Fuels. Nuclear Power and Alternative Energy Sources. Abundant Metals. The Geochemically Scare Metals. Fertilizer and Chemical Minerals. Building Materials and Other Industrial Minerals. Water Resources. Soil as a Resource. Future Resources. For anyone interested in earth resources. (view table of contents)

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9780130834102 | 3 sub edition (Prentice Hall, December 1, 2000), cover price $125.20
9780136677673 | 2 edition (Prentice Hall, June 1, 1999), cover price $84.00 | also contains Codes & Cheats Summer 2009 | About this edition: Extensively illustrated, balanced, broad–based, and up–to–date, this book explores the nature and critical issues of all major types of earth resources--energy, metallic, nonmetallic, water, soil--and the impacts that resource usage has on the earth environment.
9780134570297 | 2nd edition (Prentice Hall, June 1, 1996), cover price $84.00 | also contains Platinum and Other Heavy Metal Compounds in Cancer Chemotherapy: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications | About this edition: A balanced, broad-based, up-to-date presentation of the occurrence, availability, and usage of Earth's mineral resources.

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Product Description: "The Dynamic Earth" is a more elementary, less detailed version of the authors' well-known standard text, "Physical Geology". It was created in response to requests from lecturers and students who need a simpler, but equally attractive and authoritative, introduction to physical geology...read more

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9780471621515 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $55.01 | also contains The Official Indy 500 Trivia Book: How Much Do You Know About the Indianapolis 500? | About this edition: "The Dynamic Earth" is a more elementary, less detailed version of the authors' well-known standard text, "Physical Geology".

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Product Description: American Museum of Natural History John Wiley & Sons and the American Museum of Natural History have collaborated to develop a Web site linking this text to the Museum's permanent exhibition, the Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, Rose Center for Earth and Space...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471358848 | Cdr signed edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 1, 2000), cover price $31.25 | About this edition: American Museum of Natural History John Wiley & Sons and the American Museum of Natural History have collaborated to develop a Web site linking this text to the Museum's permanent exhibition, the Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, Rose Center for Earth and Space.

Product Description: A casebook to accompany to text "The Blue Planet: An Introduction to Earth System Science", 2nd edition.

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9780471370857 | 2 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, October 12, 1999), cover price $35.50 | About this edition: A casebook to accompany to text "The Blue Planet: An Introduction to Earth System Science", 2nd edition.

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Product Description: This book contains complete coverage of the geologic processes behind major natural hazards -- earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods, hurricanes. It also provides an absorbing exploration of the human-planet relationship, describing how Earth processes influence our lives on a daily basis and how human actions alter the natural functioning of Earth systems...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471135654 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, October 1, 1996, cover price $73.85 | About this edition: This book contains complete coverage of the geologic processes behind major natural hazards -- earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods, hurricanes.

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Product Description: An absorbing exploration of the human-planet relationship. Describes how Earth processes influence our lives on a daily basis and how human actions alter the natural functioning of Earth systems. Explains how to distinguish the effects of anthropogenic change from natural change and be able to predict the impact of both...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471303565 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 1, 1995, cover price $85.20 | About this edition: An absorbing exploration of the human-planet relationship.

Product Description: A comprehensive introduction that focuses on all of the major scientific processes of physical geology. Researched and written by two eminent geologists, the third edition includes new overarching themes of environmental issues and human interaction with the earth and its resources...read more

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9780471140481 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, June 1, 1995, cover price $79.90 | also contains Golf Crazy 2016 Calendar | About this edition: A comprehensive introduction that focuses on all of the major scientific processes of physical geology.

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Product Description: An absorbing exploration of the human-planet relationship. Describes how Earth processes influence our lives on a daily basis and how human actions alter the natural functioning of Earth systems. Explains how to distinguish the effects of anthropogenic change from natural change and be able to predict the impact of both...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471310334 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 28, 1995, cover price $39.80 | About this edition: An absorbing exploration of the human-planet relationship.

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Product Description: A comprehensive introduction that focuses on all of the major scientific processes of physical geology. Researched and written by two eminent geologists, the third edition includes new overarching themes of environmental issues and human interaction with the earth and its resources...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471120735 | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 7, 1995), cover price $65.35 | About this edition: A comprehensive introduction that focuses on all of the major scientific processes of physical geology.

Product Description: A unique introduction to the holistic view of the Earth. Stresses the systems approach, showing the energy flows and links between the Earth's different parts—the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and the solid Earth—and the balance in the global environment that exists as a result of these interactions...read more

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9780471125600 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 1, 1994, cover price $107.90 | also contains Strategies for Close Reading and Writing from Sources: Connect to Text | About this edition: A unique introduction to the holistic view of the Earth.

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