Offering comprehensive content for the historical geology course, HISTORICAL GEOLOGY 8th edition (by Reed Wicander and James S. Monroe) provides students with an understanding of the principles of historical geology and how these principles are applied in unraveling our Earth’s history. College students will learn and understand the underlying causes of why things happened and the way they did, and how all of Earth’s systems and subsystems are interrelated. Students will understand the relevancy of Earth’s history as part of a dynamic and complex integrated system, not as a series of unrelated and isolated events
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About the Author
Dr. Reed Wicander is a geology professor at Central Michigan University, where he teaches Physical Geology, Prehistoric Life, Historical Geology, and Invertebrate Paleontology and was previously chair of the department. He obtained his B.A. at San Diego State University and his Ph.D. at UCLA. His main research interests involve various aspects of Paleozoic palynology, specifically the study of acritarchs, on which he has published numerous papers. Reed is a past president of the American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists and currently a councilor of the International Federation of Palynological Societies and chair of the Acritarch Subcommission of the Commission Internationale de Microflore du Paleozoique. He has coauthored several geology textbooks with James S. Monroe.