Geological reasoning: Geology as an interpretive and historical science
R. Frodeman 1995 GSA Bulletin v107 no8 p960-968

Geology is not simply a derivative of physics and chemistry. It is an interpretive and historical science. It has its own set of methodologies, such as stratigraphy, which help students develop a problem-solving mindset that will serve them well throughout their lives.

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