Encyclopedia of Earth Science (Science Encyclopedia)

Encyclopedia of Earth Science (Science Encyclopedia)

Timothy M. Kusky


Encyclopedia of Earth technological know-how offers a extensive scope of vital topics within the box of Earth technological know-how - hydrology, structural geology, petrology, isotope geology, geochemistry, geomorphology, and oceanography. Containing nearly seven hundred entries, 19 prose essays, one hundred ten line illustrations, and a hundred black-and-white pictures, this complete encyclopedia is ideal for prime tuition and early students. hundreds and hundreds of entries on ideas, theories and hypotheses, locations and occasions, the key sessions of geological time, those who have made major contributions to the sphere, expertise and tools, occupations and careers, companies, box destinations, and different matters around out this finished quantity. a fantastic connection with the vital components and concerns regarding this middle quarter of technological know-how, Encyclopedia of Earth technology is greatly cross-referenced and listed, bringing info quick and simply to the fingertips of its readers. Entries comprise convection and the Earth's mantle; Charles Darwin; El Nino and the Southern Oscillation (ENSO); geochronology; Gondwana, Gondwanaland; Himalayan Mountains; jet streams; life's origins and early evolution; metamorphism; Pangea; uniformitarianism; and volcanic bomb.

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