From the reviews: "All in all, Graham Borradaile has written and interesting and idiosyncratic book on statistics for geoscientists that will be welcome among students, researchers, and practitioners dealing with orientation data. That should include engineering geologists who work with things like rock fracture orientation measurements or clast alignment in paleoseismic trenches. It won’t replace the collection of statistics and geostatistics texts in my library, but it will have a place among them and will likely be one of several references to which I turn when working with orientation data.... The text is easy to follow and illustrations are generally clear and easy to read..."(William C. Haneberg, Haneberg Geoscience)
The basic concepts found in introductory earth science courses in high school and college are presented and explained.
This book provides information on the Earth science remote sensing data information and data format such as HDF-EOS. It evaluates the current data processing approaches and introduces data searching and ordering from different public domains. It further explores the remote sensing and GIS migration products and WebGIS applications. Both volumes are designed to give an introduction to current and future NASA, NOAA and other Earth science remote sensing.
Make ongoing, classroom-based assessment second nature to your students and you. Everyday Assessment in the Science Classroom is a thought-provoking collection of 10 essays on the theories behind the latest assessment techniques. The authors offer in-depth "how to" suggestions on conducting assessments as a matter of routine, especially in light of high-stakes standards-based exams, using assessment to improve instruction, and involving students in the assessment process. The second in NSTA's Science Educator's Essay Collection, Everyday Assessment is designed to build confidence and enhance every teacher's ability to embed assessment into daily classwork. The book's insights will help make assessment a dynamic classroom process of fine-tuning how and what you teach... drawing students into discussions about learning, establishing criteria, doing self-assessment, and setting goals for what they will learn.
This book, originally published in German in 1982, deals with the conceptual structure of research in the geosciences - how the evidence from various lines of scientific research is used to arrive at results accepted by the scientific community.
The profound effects of the earth, its oceans, and its atmospheres on the entire course of American history provide the focus of this exciting resource. Classroom-ready activities guide middle and high school students in applying the principles of earth science to events that dictated America's past and present, from 30,000 years ago to today. Students apply critical thinking and experiential learning to such historic events as early migrations to and from North America, and the building of the Panama Canal.