Described as craggy, rocky, or glacial, among a host of other descriptors, the Earths geospherethat is, its solid foundationis subject to incredible variation. It is these permutations that inform the study of the geological sciences. This field involves not only the study of rocks, minerals, and landforms, but also that of glaciers, fossils, volcanoes, and other aspects of the Earths surface. This sweeping volume examines the various branches of the geological sciences, as well as the methods and instruments used by ...

Geological Sciences 2011, Rosen Education Service, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781615304950