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ERS311H5: Sedimentology and Basin Analysis

How Do Encyclopedias Help?

Encyclopedias are a great place to find background information on the subject area of study as well as explaining concepts. Use the print and online encyclopedias on this page as a starting point.

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This unrivalled, five-volume reference work covers all aspects of geology including earth history, earth materials, surface processes, regional geology, economic geology, engineering geology, petroleum geology, geochemical and mineral exploration, and the history of geology.
 
 
The encyclopedia is an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. It is a free and fully searchable resource that consists of contributions by scholars, professionals, educators, practitioners and other experts who collaborate and review each other's work.