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Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in News |

New Open Textbook: Physical Geology

New Open Textbook: Physical Geology

We are very happy to announce the addition of new open ancillary resources for the open textbook, Physical Geology.

OTB Physical Geology COVER STORE Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more.  It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada.  The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and elsewhere.
Authors: Steven Earle, Thompson Rivers University

This book is now available in the BC Open Textbook Collection.

Reviewers

As part of the release of these new textbooks, BCcampus is actively soliciting reviews by qualified British Columbia faculty for these books. If you would like to review either of these books, please contact us. We provide a $250 stipend for faculty who review a BC open textbook.