Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology (12th Edition) – eBook


  • Authors: Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa
  • File Size: 172 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 816 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 12th edition
  • Publication Date: October 5, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01M6635OB
  • ISBN-10: 0134074254
  • ISBN-13: 9780134074252


With its strong readability and engaging, awesome instructive illustrations, this trusted bestseller returns with a hybrid and streamlined focus on core principles. The eBook, Tarbuck and Lutgens’s Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology 12e (PDF) maintains a learning objective-driven approach throughout every chapter: The PDF etextbook provides readers with a structured learning path, tied to learning objectives with opportunities for readers to demonstrate their understanding at the end of each section. The authors’ emphasis on relevance and being current includes the latest thinking in the field, particularly in the dynamic area of plate tectonics.

Learning Objective-driven text book, using augmented reality to bring geology to life

The latest 12th Edition, Pearson Science’s first augmented reality, hybrid text book, uses the BouncePages image recognition app (FREE on both Android and iOS stores) to connect readers’ digital gadgets to the printed hardcopy textbook, enhancing their learning and reading experience. Tarbuck and Lutgens’s innovative SmartFigures feature has been expanded, adding new digital content via Mobile Field Trips, Project Condor, by Michael Collier, Animated Figures, and additional tutorial videos from Callan Bentley.

Also available with Mastering Geology (sold separately)

Mastering™ Geology is an online tutorial, homework, and assessment program designed to work with this textbook to engage college students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, geology students can actively understand, learn, and retain even the most difficult of concepts. 

Note: You are purchasing a standalone PDF product; Mastering Geology does not come packaged with this content.