Earth

Author: Edward J. Tarbuck
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0321814061
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Science

"Earth is a very small part of a vast universe, but it is our home. It provides the resources that support our modern society and the ingredients necessary to maintain life. Knowledge of our physical environment is critical to our well-being and vital to our survival. A basic geology course can help a person gain such an understanding. It can also take advantage of the interest and curiosity many of us have about our planet--its landscapes and the processes that create and alter them. The eleventh edition of Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, like its predecessors, is a college-level text that is intended to be a meaningful, non-technical survey for students taking their first course in geology. In addition to being informative and up-to-date, a major goal of Earth is to meet the need of students for a readable and user-friendly text, a book that is a highly usable "tool" for learning the basic principles and concepts of geology"--Provided by publisher.

Earth An Introduction to Physical Geology

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781497070257
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Earth, An Introduction to Physical Geology. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes

Author: Haraldur Sigurdsson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780123859396
Release Date: 2015-03-06
Genre: Science

Volcanoes are unquestionably one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring features of the physical world. Our paradoxical fascination with them stems from their majestic beauty and powerful, sometimes deadly, destructiveness. Notwithstanding the tremendous advances in volcanology since ancient times, some of the mystery surrounding volcanic eruptions remains today. The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes summarizes our present knowledge of volcanoes; it provides a comprehensive source of information on the causes of volcanic eruptions and both the destructive and beneficial effects. The early chapters focus on the science of volcanism (melting of source rocks, ascent of magma, eruption processes, extraterrestrial volcanism, etc.). Later chapters discuss human interface with volcanoes, including the history of volcanology, geothermal energy resources, interaction with the oceans and atmosphere, health aspects of volcanism, mitigation of volcanic disasters, post-eruption ecology, and the impact of eruptions on organismal biodiversity. Provides the only comprehensive reference work to cover all aspects of volcanology Written by nearly 100 world experts in volcanology Explores an integrated transition from the physical process of eruptions through hazards and risk, to the social face of volcanism, with an emphasis on how volcanoes have influenced and shaped society Presents hundreds of color photographs, maps, charts and illustrations making this an aesthetically appealing reference Glossary of 3,000 key terms with definitions of all key vocabulary items in the field is included

Halliday Physik

Author: David Halliday
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 3527409203
Release Date: 2008-11-10
Genre: Science

Halliday de luxe - Lehrbuch und Losungsband zum unschlagbaren Setpreis! Das Lehrbuch prasentiert auf 1.400 vierfarbigen Seiten den kompletten Stoff der Experimentalphysik fur die Vorlesung im Hauptstudium Physik. Die Inhalte der erfolgreichen amerikanischen Originalausgabe wurden optimal an die Erfordernisse der hiesigen Hochschulen angepasst. Der zugehorige Losungsband umfasst die ausfuhrlichen Losungswege zu mehr als 1/3 der uber 2.500 Aufgaben zu allen Themengebieten. Sorgfaltig aufgezeichnete Losungsansatze und zahlreiche Illustrationen dienen der Veranschaulichung. Die Aufgaben, zu denen der komplette Losungsweg angegeben ist, sind im Lehrbuch speziell gekennzeichnet. Das Lehrbuch bildet zusammen mit der e-Learning-Plattform WileyPLUS ein umfassendes Lehr-und Lernkonzept. Geeignet fur Hauptfachstudenten (inklusive Lehramt) ebenso wie Studenten anderer Fachrichtungen mit Physik als Nebenfach, aber auch als Nachschlagewerk fur Ingenieure oder Lehrer. Mehr Informationen sowie Aufgaben mit interaktiver Losungsfuhrung bietet der Physiktrainer unter www.halliday.de. In der Lehre kann der Halliday de luxe in Kombination mit der e-Learning-Plattform WileyPLUS eingesetzt werden, die neben dem interaktiven Lehrbuchtext und Zusatzmaterialien dem Dozenten einen riesigen Aufgabenpool sowie die Infrastruktur zur Erstellung und Durchfuhrung von Ubungen und Online-Tutorien bietet.

Meine Seele so kalt

Author: Clare Mackintosh
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783732514779
Release Date: 2016-01-14
Genre: Fiction

Ein regnerischer Abend in Bristol. Der 5-jährige Jacob ist mit seiner Mutter auf dem Weg nach Hause, plötzlich reißt er sich los und stürmt auf die Straße. Das Auto, das wie aus dem Nichts erscheint und ihn erfasst, ist ebenso schnell wieder verschwunden. Für den kleinen Jungen kommt jede Hilfe zu spät. Jenna Gray flieht vor den Ereignissen in die Einsamkeit eines walisischen Dorfes. Aber die Trauer um ihr Kind und die Erinnerungen lassen sie selbst dort nicht los. Schon bald ist sie sich sicher, dass nicht nur die Vergangenheit sie erbarmungslos verfolgt ...

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook Second Edition

Author: Robert Day
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071789721
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering data Fully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook, Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format. This practical resource is filled with essential data, formulas, and guidelines you can access right away. Detailed tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are included throughout the book for ease of use in the field. Coverage includes: Field exploration Laboratory testing Soil and rock classification Phase relationships Effective stress and stress distribution Shear strength Permeability and seepage Settlement analyses Bearing capacity analyses Pavement and pipeline design Expansive soil Slope stability Geotechnical earthquake engineering Erosion analyses Retaining walls Deterioration Foundations Grading and other site improvement methods Groundwater and percolation tests Excavation, underpinning, and field lead tests Geosynthetics Instrumentation International Building Code regulations for soils International Building Code regulations for foundations

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook Second Edition

Author: Robert Day
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071789714
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering data Fully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook, Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format. This practical resource is filled with essential data, formulas, and guidelines you can access right away. Detailed tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are included throughout the book for ease of use in the field. Coverage includes: Field exploration Laboratory testing Soil and rock classification Phase relationships Effective stress and stress distribution Shear strength Permeability and seepage Settlement analyses Bearing capacity analyses Pavement and pipeline design Expansive soil Slope stability Geotechnical earthquake engineering Erosion analyses Retaining walls Deterioration Foundations Grading and other site improvement methods Groundwater and percolation tests Excavation, underpinning, and field lead tests Geosynthetics Instrumentation International Building Code regulations for soils International Building Code regulations for foundations

Die geheime Geschichte

Author: Donna Tartt
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641225957
Release Date: 2017-10-16
Genre: Fiction

Richard Papen stammt aus einfachen Verhältnissen. Als er aufgrund eines Stipendiums das College besuchen kann, ist er gleich fasziniert von der ihm fremden Welt. Besonders zieht ihn eine Gruppe junger Studenten in den Bann, mit denen er nicht nur Griechisch lernt, sondern auch ausgelassen feiert. Doch bald spürt er, dass unter der Oberfläche unerschütterlicher Freundschaft Spannungen lauern und dass ein furchtbares Geheimnis seine Freunde belastet – ein Geheimnis, das auch ihn mehr und mehr in seinen dunklen, mörderischen Sog zieht.

Physical Geography

Author: James F. Petersen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305652644
Release Date: 2016-02-04
Genre: Education

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, Eleventh Edition, uses the combined expertise of three accomplished and respected geographers to show not only what constitutes physical geography but also the interrelationships between people and Earth’s natural environment. The well-written text and excellent illustrations emphasize three essential themes to demonstrate the major roles of the discipline -- Geography as Physical Science, Geography as Spatial Science, and Geography as Environmental Science. With a strong focus on processes and the interrelationships among Earth’s systems, this text guides students to an understanding and appreciation of how the various natural systems function and of how humans are an integral component of physical geography. Historically, this was the first Physical Geography textbook to take an environmental sustainability approach, and the authors continue to address the theme of human interactions with the environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.