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Reichard's Environmental Geology emphasizes human interaction with the environment within a geological context. The writing style holds the interest of nonmajor students, and the text brings applications to the forefront so that students feel a connection to the topic.
Table of contents
Part 1 – Fundamentals of Environmental Geology Chapter 1 Humans and the Geologic Environment Chapter 2 Earth from a Larger Perspective Chapter 3 Earth Materials Chapter 4 Earth's Structure and Plate TectonicsPart 2 – Hazardous Earth Processes Chapter 5 Earthquakes and Related Hazards Chapter 6 Volcanoes and Related Hazards Chapter 7 Mass Wasting and Related Hazards Chapter 8 Streams and Flooding Chapter 9 Coastal HazardsPart 3 – Earth Resources Chapter 10 Soil Resources Chapter 11 Water Resources Chapter 12 Mineral and Rock Resources Chapter 13 Conventional Fossil Fuel Resources Chapter 14 Alternative Energy ResourcesPart 4 – The Health of Our Environment Chapter 15 Waste Disposal and Pollution Chapter 16 Global Climate Change Appendix A Units and Conversions