This is the "Student Study Guide" accompanying "Understanding Earth" by John Grotzinger, Thomas H Jordan, Frank Press and Raymond Siever (ISBN 0-7167-7696-0). Students will learn how to prepare themselves for lectures and exams using practice exercises and there is also a heavy focus on exercises utilizing the textbook's web resources.
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JOHN GROTZINGER researches the chemical development of the early oceans and atmosphere and the environmental context of early animal evolution at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. THOMAS H. JORDAN is based at the University of Southern California where his specialist topics include the nature of plate-tectonic flow and the question of mantle stratification. FRANK PRESS has made pioneering contributions to the fields of Geophysics, Oceanography, lunar and planetary sciences and natural resource exploration. He has been named most influential scientist in the U