Read “Earth Materials” by Kevin Hefferan with Rakuten Kobo. Minerals and rocks form the foundation of geologic studies. This new textbook has been written to. Minerals and rocks form the foundation of geologic studies. This new textbook has been written to address the needs of students at the increasing number of. EARTH MATERIALS by Kevin Hefferan and John O’Brien. (). Wiley- Blackwell, ISBN (hard- cover), p. In recent years an increasing.
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Would you like to change to the site? Kevin HefferanJohn O’Brien. Minerals and rocks form the foundation of geologic studies. This new textbook has been written to address the needs of students at the increasing number of universities that have compressed separate mineralogy and petrology courses into a one- or two-semester Earth materials course.
Key features of this book include:. It will also be useful for environmental scientists, engineering geologists, and physical geographers who need to learn about minerals, rocks, soil and water in a comprehensive framework.
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Contact your Rep for all inquiries. View Student Companion Site. Kevin Hefferan is the author of Earth Materials, published by Wiley.
Permissions Request permission hefceran reuse content from this site. Their book provides a clearly written and well-illustrated overview of mineralogy and petrology that is suitable for an undergraduate audience.
Tepper, American MineralogistVolume 97, Hefferan and O’Brien have accomplished this task with Earth Materials.
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Added to Your Shopping Cart. Description Minerals and rocks form the foundation of geologic studies.
Key features of this book include: Student View Student Companion Site. Earth materials and the geosphere. Atoms, elements, bonds and coordination polyhedra.
Mineral properties and rock-forming minerals. Optical identification of minerals. Classification of igneous rocks.
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Magma and intrusive structures. Volcanic features and landforms. Weathering, sediment production and soils. Detrital sediments and sedimentary rocks. Texture and classification of metamorphic rocks. Metamorphic zones, facies and facies series.
Mineral resources and hazards. Tepper, American MineralogistVolume 97, “There is a pressing need for a single book that compresses the most significant aspects of material previously presented in multiple standard rigorous courses to meet the generally less demanding requirements of much of today’s job market. Earth Materials Companion Website.
Key features of this book include Equal coverage of mineralogy, sedimentary petrology, igneous petrology and metamorphic petrology Copious field examples and regional relationships with graphics that illustrate the concepts discussed.
Numerous mateeials studies to show the uses of earth materials as resources and their fundamental role in our lives and the global economy, and their relation to natural and human-induced hazards.
The integration of earth materials into a cohesive process-based earth systems framework 2 color throughout with a 64 pages 4 color section.