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|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.|
|2.06||February 26, 2021||Error correction.||In Section 16.4 the sentence “Supraglacial (on top of the ice) and Supraglacial (within the ice) sediments that slide off the melting front of a stationary glacier can form a ridge of unsorted sediments called an englacial.” was corrected to “Supraglacial (on top of the ice) and englacial (within the ice) sediments that slide off the melting front of a stationary glacier can form a ridge of unsorted sediments called a terminal moraine.”|
|2.07||September 21, 2021||Link update.||Updated the link to the moment magnitude calculation tool in chapter 11.3 Measuring Earthquakes.|
|2.08||December 9, 2021||Image link update.||Updated the links to all the images to their media files to enable a full-sized version to be viewed by clicking on it.|
|2.09||July 15, 2022||Figure update.||Changed the figures in Exercise 6.2 in section 6.1.|
|2.10||October 7, 2022||Error correction.||In section 20.4, the formula for chromite was changed from Cr2O3 to FeCr2O4.|
|2.11||May 31, 2023||Error correction.||Added missing words to the answer to question 5 (Chapter 15) in Appendix 2: Answers to Review Questions.|