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Version Date Change Details
2.00 September 23, 2019 Added to the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.
2.01 January 27, 2020 Error correction. Applied superscripts to numbers in Table 22.3 in Chapter 22.3.

Fixed broken links in Glossary.

2.02 May 7, 2020 Error correction. Updated Darcy’s equation for estimating the volume of groundwater flow in Chapter 14.2. Altered Exercise 14.1 and its answer in Appendix 3.
2.03 June 10, 2020 Error correction. Replaced Figure 9.1.4 and edited a following bullet point from “S waves do not pass through the outer part of the core.” to “S waves do not pass through the outer liquid part of the core, but S waves can be created by P waves at the surface of the inner core and their inner core velocity is 3.6 km/s.”
2.04 September 22, 2020 Error correction. In Exercise 2.1 in Chapter 2.2, the atomic number of beryllium was changed from 3 to 4.
2.05 January 21, 2021 Error corrections. In Exercise 7.4, replaced the image and fixed broken link. Added answers to the Rock and Mineral Review Exercise to Appendix 3. Made corrections to Chapter 14’s Questions for Review question #5 and updated answer numbering.


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